Kole Calhoun is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays right field for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball. Kole Calhoun, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels and Arizona Diamondbacks, was born on October 14, 1987. His biggest woes that warranted him not being able to play was when he joined the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Calhoun’s early years reveal that he attended Buckeye Union High School in Buckeye, Arizona. He and one other were named West Valley High School Baseball Co-Players Of the year. During his college years, he played at Yavapai College as well as Arizona State University.
Kole was drafted by the Angels in the eighth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft and made his first appearance in the year 2012. He won a Gold Glove Award three years later.
He commenced his professional career with the minor league team Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. They selected him in the eighth round of the year 2010 Major League Baseball draft.
After his draft, he was assigned to the Rookie league, Orem. Over there he recorded a hit of .292 with seven home runs and 42 RBI. He earned the name California League Postseason All-Star team as a Utility player.
Why Is Kole Calhoun Not Playing?
A hamstring ailment limited him to just 51 games for the Diamondbacks in 2021, and he didn’t contribute much while he was on the field.