Professional baseball player Michael Papierski is a catcher for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. He was born on 26th February 1996 and is 26 years old now. Papierski comes from Palos Heights in Illinois, U.S
On May 14, 2022, the Astros traded Mauricio Dubón to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Papierski. Papierski joined the Giants’ major league roster on May 21, 2022. Later on the same day, he made his debut against the San Diego Padres in a 2-1 loss.
On June 25, 2022, he was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds from San Francisco. He faced the Chicago Cubs on June 29, 2022, in his debut major league pitch.
During the ninth round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the Houston Astros picked Papierski. In May 2022, he signed with the San Francisco Giants, where he made his MLB debut.
Papierski gained his high school education at Lemont High School while growing up in Lemont, Illinois. He was selected in the 16th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, but he decided to enroll at LSU rather than sign with them.
For three seasons at LSU, Papierski played baseball as his sport of choice. He filled in at catcher for the majority of Kade Scivicque’s rookie season. He participated in the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox as a summer baseball player in 2015.
The Houston Astros drafted Papierskin in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball draft in 2017. After joining the team, he was reassigned to the Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York-Penn League.