Jimmy Matthew Herget, an American professional baseball pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball, was born on September 9, 1993. He formerly played for the Cincinnati Reds and Texas Rangers in Major League Baseball.
Herget went to Jefferson High School in Tampa, Florida, and was taken in the 40th round of the 2012 MLB draft by the Atlanta Braves. He did not sign with the Braves and instead attended the University of South Florida to play baseball.
The Texas Rangers claimed Herget off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds on December 2, 2019. On December 21, 2019, Herget was assigned to a mission.
He was outrighted on January 9, 2020. On July 31, 2020, Herget’s contract was selected to the 40-man roster. On December 2, 2020, Herget was non-tendered by Texas. On December 11, 2020, Herget signed a major league deal with the Rangers.
On February 16, 2021, Herget was designated for assignment by Texas after they acquire Josh Sborz. On February 20, Herget was outrighted and invited to Spring Training as a non-roster invitee.
On August 16, 2021, Herget signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He was then assigned to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees. After making 4 appearances with Salt Lake, going 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA and 5 strikeouts, the Angels selected Herget’s contract on August 31, 2021.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.