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Sonny Gray is a baseball personality in the United States. He plays for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, and Cincinnati Reds.

The Oakland Athletics selected Gray with the 18th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft. He turned down a $1.54 million signing bonus from Oakland to forego his senior year at Vanderbilt.

Sonny Gray
Sonny Gray

Gray was sent to the Midland RockHounds of the Class AA Texas League by the Oakland Athletics following his signing.

A year later, Gray started his season with Midland. At the Class A Pacific Coast League affiliate Sacramento River Cats, where he made just one start, he had an earned run average of 4.14.

While with River Cats in 2013, he compiled a 2.81 earned run average and was picked to start the Pacific Coast League All-Star Game. Dan Straily was optioned to Triple-A on July 10th, 2013, and Gray was called up to take his position.

Against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he made his debut appearance as a relief pitcher in the major leagues. Gray threw two innings of work, striking out three and allowing just one hitter to reach base. He didn’t allow for a run or a walk.

What Position Is Sonny Gray?

Sonny Gray is a professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). At the beginning of each play, a pitcher throws a pitch from his mound toward a catcher in an effort to get a batter out, either by hitting the ball or drawing a walk.