Samuel Ayres Selman is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Oakland Athletics (MLB). He formerly played for the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Angels in Major League Baseball. Selman was born on November 14, 1990, in Austin, Texas.
Selman went to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in his hometown, Austin. He was a two-time all-conference pick and an ABCA/Rawlings All-American (2008 and 2009). He was picked in the 14th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, but he did not sign and instead played collegiate baseball at Vanderbilt University.
The Kansas City Royals selected him in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft, signing a $750,000 signing bonus. He played for the AZL Royals, Idaho Falls Chukars, Wilmington Blue Rocks, Northwest Arkansas Naturals, and Omaha Storm Chasers during his stint with them during his stay at the Royals.
He signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants in February 2019. The Giants picked Selman’s contract and promoted him to the major leagues on August 1, 2019. He made his major league debut that day pitching one inning in relief against the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Oakland Athletics claimed Selman off waivers on March 13, 2022. The Athletics designated Selman for assignment on April 7. Selman was added to the Athletics roster as a COVID-related substitution on April 18, 2022.
When it comes to relationships, Selman is currently single. There is no information about his past relationships or engagements.