American pitcher Braxton L. Garrett plays for the Miami Marlins in Major League Baseball. In the 2016 MLB Draft, the Marlins selected him with the seventh overall pick.
Garrett spent his freshman and sophomore years at Foley High School in Foley, Alabama. He transferred to Florence High School in Florence, Alabama, before his junior year.
He went 8-2 with a 1.23 earned run average (ERA), 108 strikeouts in 57 innings, and Foley in 2014 as a sophomore. He made his college baseball commitment to Vanderbilt University in July of that same year.
Garrett had a 7-1 record, a 0.75 ERA, and 141 strikeouts in 66+2/3 innings as a junior at Florence in 2015.
He participated in the Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park in August following that season. He participated in the World Cup-winning 18U National Team later that year.
One of the top prospects for the 2016 Major League Baseball draft was Garrett. The Miami Marlins picked him as the seventh overall pick in the draft.
He consented to join the Marlins and get a signing bonus of $4,145,900.
He made his professional debut in 2017 with the Class A South Atlantic League’s Greensboro Grasshoppers, posting a 1-0 record with a 2.93 ERA in four appearances before undergoing Tommy John surgery in June, which caused his season to be cut short.
How Much Does Braxton Garrett Make?
Braxton Garrett earns an average of $700.000 each year. Garrett will earn a base salary of $700.000 in 2022.