On November 7, 1989, Sonny Douglas Gray, a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, was born. (MLB). He had previously performed for the New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, and Cincinnati Reds.
While attending Vanderbilt University, Gray participated in collegiate baseball with the Vanderbilt Commodores. The Athletics selected Gray in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft. He debuted in Major League Baseball in 2013.
He received the American League Pitcher of the Month Award twice in 2014. He was chosen as an MLB All-Star in 2015. Prior to the 2019 season, Gray, who the Yankees had acquired in 2017, was sent to the Reds.
Gray was selected by the Oakland Athletics with the 18th overall choice in the 2011 MLB Draft. He made the decision to forego finishing his senior year at Vanderbilt in favor of Oakland’s $1.54 million signing bonus.
After signing with the Athletics, Gray was sent to the Class AA Texas League’s Midland RockHounds. The following year, Gray began his season with Midland. He posted a 4.14 ERA there prior to being promoted to the Sacramento River Cats of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League, where he struggled in his lone start.
What Is Sonny Gray’s Record?
|Earned run average||3.58|