Samuel Timothy Coonrod is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB). He used to be a member of the San Francisco Giants.
Samuel Timothy Coonrod grew up in Carrollton, Illinois, after being born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a member of the Carrollton High School baseball team that won the state title.
He went on to play collegiate baseball for the Missouri Valley Conference’s Southern Illinois Salukis after high school.
He also played for Quincy Gems and the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, two collegiate summer baseball teams. The San Francisco Giants selected him in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft.
From 2011 through 2014, Coonrod was a member of the Southern Illinois Salukis baseball team. As a pitcher, he was selected to the MVC Scholar-Athlete first team in 2013.
In 2012 and 2013, Coonrod played professional baseball with the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.
That summer, he played for the Red Sox alongside future MLB colleagues Joe Panik and Buster Posey. The sinker and four-seam fastball of Phillies pitcher Coonrod has been lauded for their ability to reach speeds of up to 101 mph (163 km/h).
Becoming an exceptional reliever, coach Gabe Kapler advised him to go into the zone.
How Much Does Sam Coonrod Make?
Sam Coonrod’s annual salary is $573,000, with a $0 signing bonus. Sam Coonrod has an estimated net worth of $1,342,629 dollars.