Kyle Tucker is a professional baseball outfielder from America. He plays for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball. The Astros selected him in the 2015 draft.

Quick Info 
Full NameKyle Daniel Tucker
Date Of BirthJanuary 17, 1997
Birth Place Tampa, Florida, US
Parent(s)Lisa Fernandez
Mike Tucker
ProfessionBaseball Outfielder
GirlfriendMorgan Pirkle
Age23 years
Height6 ft 3 in
Current TeamHouston Astros
Net WorthUS $1-6 million

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Kyle Tucker

Early Life

He was born to Lisa Fernandez and Mike Tucker on 17th January 1997 in Tampa, Florida. He has two siblings and was into the game from a young age. He and his brother went to one high school.

Kyle Tucker completed his high school studies from Henry B. Plant High School. He played for the high school baseball team during high school years and won the Gatorade Player of the Year award. He then wanted to attend the University of Florida in a scholarship to play for Florida Gators but was picked up by Houston Astros in the 2015 MLB draft.

 

Career

Even though the Astros picked him, he could not make it into the active roster in the first few years. Kyle Tucker began his secondary league profession with the Greenville Astros and played in Appalachian League. He then got associated with Quad Cities River Bandits, which played in the Class A Midwest League in 2016. During mid-season, Kyle Tucker got promoted to play for Lancaster JetHawks in the Class A-Advanced California League. Kyle Tucker ended the 2016 season with 32 stolen bases, 69 RBIs, and nine home runs.

His 2017 season started with the Buies Creek Astros in the Class A-Advanced California League but later raised to play in the Class AA Texas League for the Corpus Christi Hooks. The same year, he had also made an appearance in the All-Star Future Games. His 2017 season came to an end with an average of .288/.265 between Buies and Christis. He also had 90 RBIs and had scored 25 home runs for the teams. Kyle Tucker then played for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League by Astros.

Kyle Tucker

In 2018, Kyle Tucker appeared with Fresno Grizzlies, which performed for the Class AAA Pacific Coast Championship. With Fresno, he had a batting average of .322 with 24 home runs and 93 RBIs. After leading the minor leagues, Kyle Tucker debuted in Major League Baseball for the Astros on 7th July 2018. To watch his major league game, all of his family and his high school coach had flown from Florida to California. Kyle Tucker batted with an average of .141/.236/.203 in the 2018 season with the Astros.

In 2019, he returned to the minor league to play with Round Rock Express, where he hit 34 home runs with an average of .266/.555/.905 and 30 stolen bases. He was again promoted to play for the Houston Astros and finished his 2019 season with an average hit of .269/.319/.537 stealing five bases. He is still playing for the Houston Astros in the 2020 season and has a moderate hit of .268/.325/.512 with nine home runs, eight stolen bases, and six triples.

 

Awards

Apart from his game wins and trophies, he has also won the All-USA Today High School Baseball Player of the Year and the Baseball America High School Player of the Year Award in 2015.

 

Personal Life

Kyle Tucker is now in a relationship with the lover Morgan Pirkle. His brother Preston is also a professional baseball player and currently plays for the Kia Tigers. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Kyle Tucker

Height and Weight

He is 1.93 meters or six feet and three inches in height and weighs eighty-six kilograms.

 

Social Media

He has over 18 thousand followers on his official Instagram handle @ktuck_30. He also plays online games and streams on Twitch. Currently, he has 322 followers in his Twitch account (www.twitch.tv/ktuck30).

 

Net Worth

According to several sources, his actual net worth is unknown, but it ranges between $1-$6 million.

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