Julian Christopher Merryweather is a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball. On October 14, 1991, he was born.
The Cleveland Indians selected Merryweather in the fifth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. He made his major league debut with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, going 1–2 with a 3.66 ERA in 13 games.
He pitched for the Lake County Captains in 2015, going 13–6 with a 2.60 ERA in 24 games. In 2016, he pitched for the Lynchburg Hillcats and the Akron RubberDucks, finishing 13–6 with a 2.60 ERA in 24 games. Merryweather began the season with Akron before being promoted to the Columbus Clippers in the middle of the season.
On October 5, 2018, Merryweather was sent to the Toronto Blue Jays as the player to be named later from the earlier trade for Josh Donaldson.
Merryweather made his major league debut on August 20, 2020, against the Philadelphia Phillies. On August 26, 2020, he made his first MLB start. With the 2020 Toronto Blue Jays, Merryweather appeared in 13 games, compiling a 0-0 record with 4.15 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 13 innings pitched.
On May 5, 2021, Merryweather was placed on the 60-day injured list with an oblique strain. On September 8, Merryweather was activated off of the injured list.
How Much Does Julian Merryweather Make?
Julian Merryweather signed a 1 year / $711,200 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $711,200 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $711,200. In 2022, Merryweather will earn a base salary of $711,200, while carrying a total salary of $711,200. Merryweather’s adjusted salary with the Toronto Blue Jays is $664,360.