Jordan Montgomery, an American professional baseball pitcher is currently signed with the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He made his MLB debut in 2017. Before his professional career, Montgomery played college baseball for the South Carolina Gamecocks. Listed at 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) and 225 pounds (102 kg), Montgomery both throws and bats left-handed.
The New York Yankees chose Montgomery in the fourth round, with the 122nd in general determination, of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.
He pitched for the Gulf Coast Yankees of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League and the Staten Island Yankees of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League, pitching to a 1-1 record with a 3.79 ERA in 19 innings, as the Yankees restricted his responsibility after the school season.
In 2015, he started the season for the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League.
The Yankees elevated him to the Tampa Yankees of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in June.
Montgomery started the 2016 season with the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League and was elevated to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the Class AAA International League in August.
He contributed to the Triple-A National Championship Game, acquiring success.
Why is Jordan Montgomery Called Gumby?
Jordan Montgomery is known to many by his nickname “Gumby.” Jordan Montgomery earned the name “Gumby” because, during his times at college, a senior made fun of Jordan’s long legs and lack of coordination.
What is Jordan Montgomery Salary
How much does Jordan Montgomery earn? Jordan Montgomery earns an average annual salary of $2,130,000.