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William Jesus Contreras (born December 24, 1997) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He made his major league debut on the Braves’ Opening Day in 2020. Contreras first signed with the Braves organization in 2015.

Contreras signed with the Atlanta Braves as an international free agent in February 2015. He made his professional debut with the DSL Braves in 2015, hitting .314/.370/.413/.783 with 32 RBIs. He played for the GCL Braves in 2016 and hit .264/.346/.375/.721 with 1 home run and 8 RBIs.

On May 5, 2021, Contreras hit his first career home run against Washington Nationals pitcher Erick Fedde. He split 2021 between Gwinnett and Atlanta. While in the majors, he batted .215/.303/.399 with 8 home runs and 23 RBIs. The Braves finished with an 88–73 record, clinching the NL East, and eventually won the 2021 World Series, giving the Braves their first title since 1995.

Contreras made the Atlanta Braves’ 2022 Opening Day roster as a backup catcher, and again split the year between Atlanta and Gwinnett, where he was expected to improve his skills as a catcher.

William Contreras married his long-time girlfriend, Andrea Villamizar, in 2018. There is not much information about Andrea Villamizar are unknown.



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