Tyler Lawrence France is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. He was born on July 13, 1994. He was previously with the San Diego Padres.
France made his professional debut in 2015, hitting.294/.425/.391/.816 with one home run and 36 RBI for the Class A Short Season Tri-City Dust Devils.
He hit.271/.387/.420/.807 with 14 home runs and 73 RBI while splitting the 2016 season between the Class A Fort Wayne TinCaps and the Class A-Advanced Lake Elsinore Storm.
He hit.278/.353/.373/.726 with 5 home runs and 58 RBI while splitting his 2017 season between Lake Elsinore and the Double-A San Antonio Missions.
He hit.267/.355/.464/.819 with 22 home runs and 96 RBI while splitting the 2018 season between San Antonio and the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas.
The Padres dealt France, Taylor Trammell, Andrés Muoz, and Luis Torrens to the Seattle Mariners on August 30, 2020, in exchange for Austin Nola, Dan Altavilla, and Austin Adams. France hit.302 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 23 games for Seattle.
In 152 games in 2021, France hit.291/.368/.445 with 18 home runs, 73 RBIs, and 85 runs scored. With 27 hits by pitch, he is tied for first in the majors.
France had his first career five-hit game on April 23, 2022, when he went 5-for-6 with a home run in a game against the Kansas City Royals. France was named American League co-player of the week on April 25. This is the first time he has accomplished this accomplishment.
What Is Ty France Salary: How Much Does Ty France Make?
Currently, Ty France earns $734,500 with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. He agreed to a one-year, $734,500 contract with the Seattle Mariners, with $734,500 guaranteed and a $734,500 average yearly pay.