An American professional baseball pitcher is named for Jack Rafe Flaherty. He is currently playing for St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB) and he was drafted by the Cardinals in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. His jersey number is 22. Overall, he is a very talented baseball player with athletic body build.
Early Life of Jack
Jack Flaherty was born on 15th October 1995 in Burbank, California. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. He was adopted by Eileen Flaherty when he was only three weeks old. His religion is Christian and his zodiac sign is Libra. There is no information regarding his siblings. He attended Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, California where he developed as a baseball player. Later, he attended the University of North Carolina. As of 2018, he celebrated his 23rd birthday with his friends and families.
Body Measurements of Jack
Jack is a very handsome person with an athletic body build. He has got a very charming smile attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 1.93 m or 6 ft 3 in with a balanced bodyweight of 93 Kg. His other body measurements such as biceps size, shoe size and more are still to get revealed yet but it will be added soon. Overall, he has got a very healthy body.
Career of Jack
- Jack started his professional baseball career with the Cardinals after he was drafted in the first round with the 34th overall selection of the 2014 MLB draft on 17th June with $2 million bonus.
- He began his minor league career with the Cardinals of the Gulf Coast League, where he posted a 1.59 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched.
- He then played for the Peoria Chiefs where he was 9-3 with a 2.84 ERA in 18 starts in the year 2015.
- Baseball America ranked him as the third-best prospect in the Cardinals’ system.
- He spent his 2016 season with the Palm Beach Cardinals.
- He was 5-9 with a 3.56 ERA in 24 games (23 starts) at Palm Beach.
- He began the 2017 season with the Springfield Cardinals.
- He was promoted to the Memphis Redbirds after he posted a 7-2 record with a 1.42 ERA in ten starts.
- He was promoted to the majors to make his MLB debut against the San Francisco Giants on 1st September 2017 where he pitched four innings, gave up five runs, and struck out six while not receiving a decision in an eventual 11-6 win.
- With a 6.33 ERA in 21.1 innings pitched he finished the season and he was named Cardinals 2017 Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
- Cardinals announced that he had made the Opening Day roster in place of the injured Adam Wainwright on 25th March 2018.
- He was recalled and optioned back once more before taking Wainwright’s spot in the rotation in May when he was placed on the 60-day disabled list.
- He earned his first major league win on 20th May 2018.
- He gave up one earned run, struck out 13, walked one, and gave up only two hits in a 5–1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium on 20th May 2018.
- He finished his 2018 rookie year with an 8-9 record and a 3.34 ERA in 28 starts, striking out 182 batters in 151 innings pitched.
- He was also named the National League Pitcher of the Month for August 2019.
- He again won the award in September with a 0.82 ERA over 44 innings.
- He then entered the second half of the season with an ERA of 4.64.
- He end the 2019 regular season with an 11-8 record and a 2.75 ERA, striking out 231 over 196 1/3 innings.
- He then became the third-youngest pitcher in baseball history to strike out at least 230 and walk 55 or fewer with a 2.75 ERA or lower.
Net Worth of Jack
The net worth of this famous baseball pitcher player will be surely earning in millions as his bonuses are in millions. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to have more than $3 Million. His career earning at present is $500,000 as an annual average salary. Previously, he has collected $3,000,000 playing three seasons in MLB. His major source of earning is from his baseball career and he is satisfied with his earnings.
Marital Status, Wife, Dating, Girlfriend
Fans of Jack Flaherty will be surely looking for the girlfriend or wife of Jack. So we disclose his affairs here. At present, he is dating his girlfriend, Jenna Alexa Berman. According to some sources, they are dating since high school. The couple is often spotted in the public places holding hands. As of today, the couple is living a blissful life together with each other and they are planning to get married soon. At present, his marital status is unmarried. His sexual orientation is straight.