Luke Richard Maile is a catcher with the Cleveland Guardians in Major League Baseball. He was born on February 6, 1991, and is currently 33. Prior to this, he had previously played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, and Tampa Bay Rays.
Maile played baseball for Covington Catholic High School as he was a student there and furthered to the University of Kentucky before going pro.
The Red Sox drafted Maile in the 43rd round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft, but he didn’t accept their contract offer because it wasn’t good enough. Maile decided to enroll at the University of Kentucky, where he played college baseball for the Kentucky Wildcats team.
The Tampa Bay Rays selected Maile in the eighth round at 272nd overall in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. For the whole 2012 campaign, he was a member of the Short Season-A Hudson Valley Renegades.
On April 6, 2017, the Toronto Blue Jays selected Maile off waivers. Following Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s assignment, Maile was recalled from the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons on April 28.
On December 16, 2019, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Maile reached a deal. In October, Maile was categorically dropped from the 40-man roster. Maile and the Milwaukee Brewers reached a one-year contract on December 8, 2020.
On April 30, 2021, Maile made his Brewers debut, entering the game as a pinch-runner and playing the position of catcher the entire time.
Maile and the Cleveland Guardians reached a one-year contract on March 14, 2022.