Kyle James Funkhouser is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers in the United States (MLB).
He was picked by the Tigers with the 115th overall pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball draft after playing college baseball for the Louisville Cardinals.
In Oak Forest, Illinois, Funkhouser attended Oak Forest High School. After finishing 11–2 with a 0.65 earned run average (ERA) and 132 strikeouts as a senior, he was named the Illinois Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year.
He set school records in wins, strikeouts, ERA and innings pitched by the end of his career. Funkhouser was also a member of the football and basketball teams at his high school.
In the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, the Los Angeles Dodgers picked Funkhouser as the 35th overall choice, making him the team’s first-round pick.
As a freshman at the University of Louisville, he was chosen to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team as a freshman.
The Detroit Tigers selected him in the fourth round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft. His summer commitments included playing on the United States collegiate national team.
How Much Does Kyle Funkhouser Make?
Kyle Funkhouser’s base pay is $570,500 per year, plus a $0 signing bonus, according to salary reports. Kyle Funkhouser has an estimated net worth of $1,473,135.