Jesse Winker is an American professional baseball outfielder who currently plays for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. Winker was born on August 17, 1993. (MLB).
Earlier in his career, he was a member of the Cincinnati Reds. In 2021, he was selected as an All-Star for the National League. Winker was born in Buffalo, New York, and spent his early years in Niagara Falls, New York, until the family relocated to Orlando, Florida when he was seven years old.
After graduating from Olympia High School in Orlando, Florida, Winker was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round (49th overall) of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.
When he was a junior at Olympia, he had a batting average of.509 in baseball. He had committed to play collegiate baseball at the University of Florida for the Florida Gators,
Instead of attending college, he decided to sign with the Reds rather than play for the Gators. Before going to the majors in 2013, he played for Billings, Dayton, Pensacola and Bakersfield.
He was the Reds’ fourth-best prospect in 2014. In an automobile accident, he tore a tendon in his right wrist, ending his season. After 2016’s season, the Reds added Winker. Jesse Winker was traded from the Cincinnati Reds to the Seattle Mariners on March 14, 2022.
In 47 games for the Reds in 2017, he hit.298 with seven homers. He hit.269/.357/.473 with 16 homers and 38 RBIs in 2019. MLB.com nominated him to be the NL Unofficial 2020 All-Star DH. In 2021,
he became the first Reds player with multiple 3-homer games.
How Much Does Jesse Winker Make?
The annual compensation of Jesse Winker is seven million dollars.