Jake Arrieta is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent know all about Jake Arrieta Family, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Contract
|Birthdate ( Age)||6 March 1986|
|Place of Birth||Farmington, Missouri, United States|
|Wife/Partner||Brittany Arrieta (m. 2008)|
|Children||Palmer Arrieta, Cooper Arrieta|
|Profession||American professional baseball pitcher|
|Net Worth||$ 21 Million|
Jacob Joseph Arrieta is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Phillies.
Arrieta played college baseball at Weatherford Junior College and at Texas Christian University (TCU). He was an All-American and was named Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Year at TCU. The Orioles selected Arrieta in the fifth round of the 2007 MLB draft, and he signed a then record contract for a fifth round draft pick. He pitched for the United States national baseball team at the 2008 Summer Olympics, winning the bronze medal.
Jake Arrieta Family
Arrieta was born in Farmington, Missouri, to Lou and Lynda Arrieta. They moved to Texas four months after Arrieta was born, and he grew up in Plano, Texas, where he attended Plano East Senior High School.He was 6–1 with a 1.61 ERA as a junior, and 5–4 with a 1.30 ERA as a senior.As a high school senior he was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 31st round of the 2004 draft, but instead he chose to attend college.
Arrieta attended Weatherford Junior College for his freshman year in 2005, posting a 6–2 win-loss record with a 3.43 ERA.Following his freshman year, Arrieta was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 26th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball draft.In 2007, his junior year, he was 9–3 with a 3.01 ERA.He was named First-team All-Mountain West in 2007.
Jake Arrieta Wife
Arrieta is a married man.Arrieta lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Brittany, and their two children.
Jake Arrieta Net Worth
Jacob Joseph Arrieta is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agentwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $21 million in 2022. The earnings listed mainly come from her salary and brand endorsements.
Jake Arrieta Career
Arrieta made his major league debut on June 10, 2010, against the New York Yankees at Camden Yards. He pitched six innings, giving up four hits and three runs, striking out six and earning the win.For the 2010 season, he was 6–6 with a 4.66 ERA in 100+1⁄3 innings.
He won the home opener for the Orioles in 2011, and was the youngest opening day starting pitcher for the Orioles since Mike Mussina in 1994.In 2011, he was 10–8 with a 5.05 ERA in 113+1⁄3 innings.Arrieta was again named the opening day starter for the Orioles in 2012. After starting the 2012 season 3–9 with an ERA of 6.13, Arrieta was demoted to Triple-A on July 6, 2012.
Arrieta began the 2013 season with four starts for the Orioles posting a 1–1 record and a 6.63 ERA until being sent down to the Triple-A Norfolk Tides on April 22 after the Orioles recalled Alex Burnett.He was recalled by the Orioles on May 18 and later optioned back down to Triple-A to make room for Kevin Gausman on May 23.
He was recalled again on June 14 and Gausman was optioned to Triple-A to make room on the roster for Arrieta.In 2013 with Baltimore, he was 1–2 with a 7.23 ERA in 23+2⁄3 innings.Through four years with the Orioles, Arrieta posted a record of 20–25 and a 5.46 ERA in 358 innings.
Arrieta took no-hitters into the seventh or eighth innings three times in the 2014 season.On June 24, Arrieta retired the first 18 Reds in order, but the perfect game was broken up by Cincinnati’s Billy Hamilton’s leadoff double in the seventh. On June 30, against the Red Sox, Arrieta took a no-hitter into the 8th until Stephen Drew singled with two outs the inning.
Arrieta started Game four of the 2017 NLDS and, after 90 pitches, left in the fourth inning trailing 1–0. The Cubs and Arrieta lost that game to the Washington Nationals but won Game Five and moved on to the 2017 NLCS. After three losses and facing elimination, Arrieta was the starter and winning pitcher in a Game Four victory against the Dodgers. After the Cubs season ended in a Game Five loss to the Dodgers, Arrieta declined the Cubs’ $17.4 million qualifying offer and became a free agent for the first time in his career.
Jake Arrieta Contract
On March 11, 2018, Arrieta agreed to a three-year, $75 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.He tore cartilage in his left knee in June, but did not tell the front office and was 1–5 with a 6.35 ERA over his last nine starts.He had the highest ground ball percentage among National League pitchers (51.6%), and induced a career-high 22 ground ball double plays, tied for 6th-most in Major League Baseball.For the fourth consecutive season he made 30 or more starts, one of seven NL pitchers to do so in that time period.
On February 13, 2021, Arrieta agreed to a 1-year, $6 million contract to return to the Chicago Cubs. The contract included a mutual option for the 2022 season.After compiling a 5–11 record with a 6.88 ERA, Arrieta was unconditionally released on August 12, 2021.
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