Erik Donald Swanson, an American pitcher, competes for the Seattle Mariners in Major League Baseball. He was born on September 4, 1993, in Fargo, North Dakota, in the USA. He is 107 kg in weight and 1.90 meters tall.
While a student at Mariemont High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, Swanson participated in baseball for the team there. After high school, he went to Wabash Valley College and Iowa Western Community College, where he played baseball in college. The Texas Rangers selected Swanson in the eighth round of the 2014 MLB Draft.
He began his professional career in 2014 with the Spokane Indians. He participated in 2015 with the Arizona League Rangers, Round Rock Express, Frisco RoughRiders, and Hickory Crawdads. The Rangers dealt him to the New York Yankees in August 2016. The Yankees assigned him to the Charleston RiverDogs that year.
After playing with the Tampa Yankees in 2017, he joined the Trenton Thunders in 2018. In November 2018, the Yankees traded him to the Seattle Mariners. He was promoted to the major leagues and included on the Mariners’ 40-man roster in 2019. He made his Major League Baseball debut for the Seattle Mariners on April 11, 2019.
How Much Does Erik Swanson Make?
Erik Swanson currently makes $570,500 as his average annual salary.