Hans Michael Crouse is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2021, he made his MLB debut.
In Dana Point, California, Crouse attended Dana Hills High School.
He had a 7–3 win-loss record with a 0.88 earned run average as a senior, striking out 99 batters in 63+12 innings (ERA).
He is committed to play college baseball at the University of Southern California. Crouse was regarded as one of the best high school talents for the 2017 MLB Draft.
The Texas Rangers selected Crouse in the second round, 66th overall.
He signed a $1.45 million bonus with the Rangers and was sent to the Rookie-level Arizona League’s AZL Rangers, where he spent his whole first professional season, posting a 0.45 ERA with thirty strikeouts in twenty innings pitched and a 0.70 WHIP.
In 2018, he pitched for the Spokane Indians of the Class A Short Season Northwest League and the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League, posting a combined 5–3 record and 2.47 ERA in 13 starts for both organizations.
Baseball America listed Crouse as the #73 overall prospect in baseball in their preseason 2019 Top 100 list. MLB Pipeline listed Crouse as the #85 overall prospect in baseball in their preseason 2019 Top 100 list.
ESPN’s Keith Law ranked Crouse as the #95 overall prospect in baseball in his preseason 2019 Top 100 list.
For the 2019 season, Crouse was reassigned to Hickory. Crouse went 6–1 with a 4.41 ERA in 87+23 innings pitched in 2019.
Throughout the season, he was limited by bone spurs in his right elbow, which forced him to miss over a month of action and necessitated surgery to remove them after the season.
How Much Does Hans Crouse Make?
Hans Crouse makes a salary of $570,500.00.