Casey A. Mize is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers in the United States. In the 2018 MLB draft, the Tigers picked him with the first overall choice. He was a member of the Auburn Tigers baseball team in college.
Mize was the first overall choice in the 2018 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers. Mize inked a $7.5 million signing bonus with the Tigers on June 25, 2018.
He made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League’s Gulf Coast Tigers. He was promoted to the Lakeland Flying Tigers of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League after just one start.
Mize was shut down for the rest of the season after posting a combined 0–1 record with a 3.95 ERA in five starts for both teams.
Tigers manager A. J. Hinch said on March 26, 2021, that Mize will be in the starting rotation to begin the 2021 season. Mize got his first big league win on April 12th, as he pitched seven scoreless innings in the Tigers’ 6–2 win over the Houston Astros.
Casey Mize agreed to a one-year, $714,200 contract with the Detroit Tigers, with $714,200 guaranteed and a $714,200 average yearly salary. Mize will be paid a base salary of $714,200 in 2022, with a total pay of $714,200.
Casey Mize earns most of his money from pitching in Major League Baseball, he has an estimated net worth of over $7.5 million USD.