Ryan Joseph Borucki is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball. Borucki was born on March 31, 1994.
Borucki received his secondary education in Mundelein, Illinois, at Mundelein High School, which is located in his hometown.
Raymond Borucki Sr. was an infielder who played for the Philadelphia Phillies after signing with the team as an undrafted free agent in 1979.
However, he was never promoted above the Triple-A level of the minor leagues. Borucki became a supporter of the Chicago White Sox when he was a little boy while he was living in the Chicago suburb of Mundelein.
The Toronto Blue Jays took a chance on Ryan Borucki and picked him up in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball draft in 2012.
After having surgery on Tommy John, he was sidelined for the entirety of the 2013 season. In 2014, he pitched for two different levels of the Bluefield Blue Jays organization:
Rookie Advanced and Short Season-A Vancouver Canadians. During the 2015 season, he was a member of both the Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays and the Class A Lansing Lugnuts.
The Toronto Blue Jays welcomed Ryan Borucki to the Major Leagues on June 26, 2018, when he faced the Houston Astros.
After a six-inning, two-run outing, he became the only 12th pitcher in team history to accomplish so and the first since Zach Stewart in 2011. Against the Seattle Mariners on August 3, he recorded his first big league win by pitching eight innings and allowing only one unearned run.
Baseball Writers’ Association of America members elected him rookie of the year in Toronto in December.
How Much Does Ryan Borucki Make?
It comes out to a yearly average of $850,000 for him. Borucki will get a total pay of $850,000 in 2022, comprised of a basic salary of $850,000 and an additional bonus of $850,000.