Guillermo Heredia Net Worth 2021, Salary, Age, Height, Wife, Parents, Contract, Trade, Baseball

Guillermo Heredia net worth

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Introduction

Guillermo Heredia is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2016. He previously played for the Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Mets. He bats right-handed and throws left-handed.

Early life

NameGuillermo Heredia
Net Worth$5 million
ProfessionProfession
Height1.89m
Age30 years
Guillermo Heredia net worth 2021

Guillermo Heredia Molina was born on January 31, 1991 (age 30 years) in Matanzas, Cuba. His mother is Olga “Olgita” Gladis and his father is El Conde Heredia.

Professional career

Heredia played for the Cuba national baseball team at the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He played for Matanzas in the Cuban National Series since 2009. He defected from Cuba in January 2015, to pursue a contract with a Major League Baseball team.

Seattle Mariners: On February 23, 2016, the Seattle Mariners signed Heredia to a one-year major league contract for $500,000. He made his major league debut on July 29, 2016. He spent most of his time on the Mariners in 2016 as a late-innings defensive replacement. He played in the Arizona Fall League to work on making his swing more compact before the start of the 2017 season.

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Tampa Bay Rays: On November 8, 2018, Heredia was traded, along with Mike Zunino and Michael Plassmeyer, to the Tampa Bay Rays for Mallex Smith and Jake Fraley. In his first season with the Rays, he hit .225 in 89 games. On December 2, 2019, Heredia was non-tendered by Tampa Bay and became a free agent.

Pittsburgh Pirates: On January 9, 2020, Heredia signed a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Heredia was designated for assignment on August 24, 2020, by the Pirates after only playing 8 games on the year.

New York Mets: On August 28, 2020, Heredia was claimed by the New York Mets on waivers.

On September 22, 2020, Heredia hit a solo home run to centre field off of Tampa Bay Rays reliever John Curtiss for his first hit as a member of the Mets.

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Guillermo Heredia was designated for assignment on February 21, 2021, after the Mets signed outfielder Kevin Pillar.

Atlanta Braves

On February 24, 2021, Heredia was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves. On April 18, Heredia hit two home runs, one a grand slam, to become the first Braves player to record 6+ RBIs in a game from the No. 8 spot in the lineup since the RBI became an official stat in 1920. In 2021 he batted .220/.311/.354 with 5 home runs and 26 RBIs.

Wife

Guillermo Heredia is married to his longtime girlfriend Liliana Armas. Heredia and his wife Liliana have a daughter together, she was born on February 28, 2020. However, his wife has a son from her previous relationship. Guillermo Heredia, his wife Liliana, and his daughter live in a private house in Atlanta. The couple sometimes resides in Cuba during the offseason.

Guillermo Heredia net worth

How much is Guillermo Heredia worth? Guillermo Heredia net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His salary is around $550,000 and his main source of income is from his career as a baseball player. Guillermo Heredia successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest baseball players in Cuba.