William Vest is a pitcher with the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball in Major League Baseball, he was born on June 6, 1995. He is previously known to have played for the Seattle Mariners.
Ridge Point School in Texas was where he spent his early years. He was a shortstop for the baseball club at his high school. Stephen F. Austin State University was his alma mater. He was a member of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in college baseball.
The Detroit Tigers selected him in the 12th round, 365th overall, in the 2017 draft. With the Low-A Connecticut Tigers, he made his professional debut. Due to the cancellation of the minor league season due to the COVID-19, he did not play a game in the year 2020.
The Seattle Mariners picked him in the Rule 5 draft on December 10, 2020, and he joined the team. On July 17, 2021, he departed the Seattle Mariners and returned to the Detroit Tigers for a second season. He was named to the team’s opening day roster for the 2022 season.
On July 17, 2021, Vest passed waivers and was returned to the Tigers by Seattle. Vest was sent to Toledo by the Tigers. He was named to the Tigers’ Opening Day roster in 2022.
Will Vest signed with the Detroit Tigers in 2017, earning a signing bonus of $100,000. In 2022, Will Vest earns an annual salary of $570,500.