William Contreras is known to be a professional baseball catcher in the major leagues. He plays for the Atlanta Braves baseball team of Major League Baseball(MLB). He is of Venezuelan descent and has played for the Braves since 2015.
William is 1.83m tall and weighs 82kg. He has an older brother who so plays in the MLB. William grew up playing baseball in a town called Puerto Cabello in Venezuela. He was signed by the Atlanta Braves in 2015 as an international free agent.
After he was signed, he started his professional career with the DSL Braves of minor league baseball that same season he was signed. He played for the Danville Braves and recorded a .290/.379/.432/.811 with 4 home runs and 25 RBIs during the 2017 minor league season and played for the Rome Braves and the Florida Fire Frogs for the 2018 season.
For the 2019 minor league season, William made it to the Brave’s 40-man roster after he spent the season playing for the Florida Fire Fogs and the Mississippi Braves. The Braves invited him to summer camp at the end of the 2019 season. William made his MLB debut in July 2020 for the Braves.
How Much Does William Contreras Make?
William Contreras makes $6.65 million as an annual salary from the Atlanta Braves.