William Contreras, born William Jesus Contreras is a professional baseball player known to play as a catcher for the Atlanta Braves baseball team of Major League Baseball(MLB). William earns an annual salary of $6,650,000 from the Braves. His older brother, Willson, also happens to play baseball as an MLB catcher for the Chicago Cubs baseball team.
William was born and raised in Puerto Cabello in Venezuela on December 24, 1997. He had his amateur career baseball career in Venezuela. In 2015, he was signed by the Atlanta Braves as an international free agent. The Braves assigned him to play with the DSL Braves of minor league baseball to begin his professional career.
In 20217, he was assigned to play for the Danville Braves where he recorded a .290/.379/.432/.811 with 4 home runs and 25 RBIs. He spent the 2018 minor league season playing between the Rome Braves and the Florida Fire Frogs. For the 2019 season, the Braves added him to their 40-man roster.
William was invited by the Braves to their summer camp training before the 2020 baseball season began. William made his MLB debut as a backup catcher on July 24, 2020, for the Braves.
Does William Contreras Have Kids?
William Contreras does not have any kids of his own yet.