Michael Robert Tauchman, professionally known as Mike Tauchman is an American professional baseball player. He currently plays as an outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Colorado Rockies selected him in the 10th round of the 2013 MLB Draft. He bats and throws with the left hand.
What is Mike Tauchman Famous For?
– Won the Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Player of the Year Award in 2013.
Where was Mike Tauchman Born?
Mike Tauchman was born on 3 December 1990. His birth name is Michael Robert Tauchman. His birth place is in Palatine, Illinois in the United States. He holds American nationality. Information about his parents is not available at present. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He has a sister, Julia.
He attended William Fremd High School in Palatine, Illinois. He played baseball as well as football at high school. After high school, he enrolled at Bradley University, where he played college baseball.
He won the Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Player of the Year Award in his senior year in 2013.
Mike Tauchman was selected in the 10th round of the 2013 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies.
He hit only one home run through the 2016 season in Minor League Baseball.
He hit 16 home runs in 2017 before being called up to the major league in June 2017.
He made his MLB debut on 27 June 2017.
He had a .222 batting average in 31 games for the Rockies in the 2017 season.
His performance from May 14-20, 2018 earned him Pacific Coast League Player of Week. He batted .417, scored 8 runs, 5 home runs, 8 RBIs, and 27 total bases with two multi-homer games and a slugging percentage of 1.125 during that week.
He batted .094 in 21 major league games in 2018.
The Rockies traded him to the New York Yankees in March 2019.
He made the Yankees’ Opening Day roster.
He stole a home run from Pedro Severino of the Orioles in August 2019. He jumped far in the air to make the play while swiping it away from a group of fans.
Who is Mike Tauchman Married to?
Mike Tauchman is a married man. He is married to Eileen Ristau Tauchman. The couple met each other while attending the same university. They started dating in 2012 and later tied a knot to each other in 2017.
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How tall is Mike Tauchman?
Mike Tauchman stands at a height of 1.88 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He weighs around 220 lbs.
What is Mike Tauchman Net Worth?
Mike Tauchman earns playing professional baseball in MLB. His income comes from salary, contracts, bonuses, and endorsements. His annual salary is reported at $557,000. His net worth will be updated soon.
Did You Know?
- He was the quarterback for the high school football team.