Corey Knebel : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract and Salary

Corey Andrew Knebel is an American professional baseball pitcher know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract and Salary

Corey Knebel : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract and Salary
Corey Knebel
  Bio
Name Corey Andrew Knebel
Birthdate ( Age) 26 November 1991
Place of Birth Denton, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Danielle
Children Ledger, Halstyn
Parents Jeffrey Knebel ( Father) , Melissa Knebel ( Mother )
Education The University of Texas at Austin, Bastrop High School, Georgetown High School
Profession American professional baseball pitcher
Net Worth $2 Million
Last Update October 2021

Corey Andrew Knebel is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Detroit Tigers and Milwaukee Brewers.

Knebel played for the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps, the Double-A Erie SeaWolves and the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens before being called up by the Tigers. He made his major league debut on May 24, 2014 against the Texas Rangers.

Early Life and Family

Knebel was born in Denton, Texas to parents Jeffrey and Melissa Knebel and grew up in Bastrop County, Texas. He attended Bastrop High School where he was a three-year letter winner and a former district MVP in baseball. He was also a member of the school’s basketball team. He is a graduate of Georgetown High School, where he moved for his senior season.

Corey Knebel Wife, Is Corey Knebel Married

Corey Knebel married longtime girlfriend Danielle Matula on December 5, 2015, in Victoria, Texas.The couple have two children Together.

Corey Knebel Net Worth

Corey Andrew Knebel is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2021.

Corey Knebel Contract and Salary

Corey Knebel signed a 1 year / $5.25 Million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and an annual average salary of $5,250,000.

Professional Career

Knebel was drafted by the Detroit Tigers as the 39th pick in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. This supplemental pick was the first traded draft slot in Major League history. The pick was included in a 2012 trade between the Tigers and the Miami Marlins, which included Aníbal Sánchez, Omar Infante, and Jacob Turner Knebel played for the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps, the Double-A Erie SeaWolves and the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens before being called up by the Tigers. 

He made his major league debut on May 24, 2014 against the Texas Rangers.On July 23, 2014, the Tigers traded Knebel and Jake Thompson to the Texas Rangers, in exchange for reliever Joakim Soria. After the trade, Knebel was assigned to play for the Rangers' Triple-A team, the Round Rock Express.Knebel sprained the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in his throwing arm in August, ending his season.

On June 22, 2017, Corey Knebel set the MLB record for most consecutive appearances with at least one strikeout by a relief pitcher at 38. The record was previously set in 2014 by Aroldis Chapman with the Cincinnati Reds. On July 19, Knebel's streak ended at 45 games after failing to record a strikeout in a blown save against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Shortly after 2019 opening day, Knebel was dealing with soreness in his right elbow. It was eventually revealed that his right elbow had a torn UCL, which needed Tommy John surgery, putting Knebel away for the rest of 2019.

On December 2, 2020, the Brewers traded Knebel to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Leo Crawford.On May 2, 2021, Knebel was placed on the 60-day injured list with a right lat strain, an injury that kept him sidelines until August 10.As a result of the injury he only appeared in 27 games for the Dodgers in 2021, including four appearances as an opener, and finished with a 4–0 record, 2.45 ERA, three saves and 30 strikeouts.