Yermin Mercedes

Yermin Mercedes

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Yermin Mercedes is a young and talented Dominican baseball player. Yermin Mercedes is well-known for being the catcher of the Chicago White Sox.

Early Life

Yermin Mercedes was born on 14 February 1993 and he is currently 29 years old. He hails from La Romana, Dominican Republic, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Likewise, his nickname is “The Yermín-ator” whereas his middle name is Francisco. There are no details related to this professional baseballer’s parents, siblings, education, and other personal details.

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Caption: Yermin Mercedes during a baseball game. Source: Sporting News

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Yermin Mercedes is a baseballer who plays the role of a catcher for his team Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). This young baseballer made his MLB debut recently in the year 2020. Then on the 4th of April 2021, this baseballer set a major league record with eight consecutive hits as the first baseball player in modern MLB history to begin a season.

Talking about the beginning, this player signed as an international free agent with the Washington Nationals on 3 March 2011. The baseballer spent the 2011, 2012, and 2013 seasons with the DSL Nationals. Then on 24 August 2013, the Nationals released this young player.

Subsequently, this baseballer spent the 2014 season in independent baseball. Mercedes played for the Douglas Diablos as well as the White Sands Pupfish of the Pecos League. This baseballer also played for the San Angelo Colts of the United League Baseball.

Similarly, he signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles organization on 8 September 2014. The player spent the 2015 season with the Delmarva Shorebirds and split the 2016 season between Delmarva and the Frederick Keys. Subsequently, the baseballer split the 2017 season between Frederick and the Bowie Baysox.

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Caption: Yermin Mercedes photographed during a game. Source: Star Tribune

More Details

The Chicago White Sox selected this player in the minor-league portion of the 2017 Rule 5 draft. He subsequently spent the 2018 season with the Winston-Salem Dash and split the 2019 season between the Birmingham Barons and the Charlotte Knights. The Chicago White Sox then added this baseballer to their 40-man roster following the 2019 season.

Then on 1 August 2020, this player was called up to the major leagues and made his MLB debut the following day as a pinch hitter. Furthermore, this player recorded the 1st hit of his major league career on 2 April 2021. In the same game, this baseballer became the 1st player in Chicago White Sox history to record five hits in their first major league start.

On 5 April 2021, this baseballer received the name of the “American League Player of the Week”. After three days, on 8 April 2021, he hit his 1st home run at Guaranteed Rate Field off of Brad Keller of the Kansas City Royals. Furthermore, this player was named the American League Rookie of the Month for the games played in the month of April. Unfortunately, the talented baseballer announced his indefinite leave from professional baseball on 21 July 2021. He shared the news through his personal Instagram account.

Relationship Status

Yermin Mercedes is a happily married guy. His wife’s name is Alejandra (@alejandrapg2oficial) and she is a TikTok star, model, and social media influencer from America. The lovely couple tied the knot in the year 2020 and has twin babies. His wife shared a photo of their babies via her Instagram account on 11 October 2021. Since then, his wife has shared multiple photos of their twins on her social media profiles.

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Caption: Yermin Mercedes in a photograph with his family. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Yermin Mercedes stands tall at an approximate height of 1.8 meters or 5 feet 9 inches and his body weight is around 111 kgs. Besides these, the baseballer’s other body measurement details like his dress size, biceps, chest-waist-hip measures, etc. are still under review. Moreover, this Dominican baseballer has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media and Net Worth

Talking about his social media presence, Yermin Mercedes joined Twitter in November 2013 and so far has more than 11.1K followers on his @ymercedes73 account. Likewise, he has over 482k followers on his @ymercedes73 Instagram profile as of March 2022. This baseballer is also available on the platform Cameo under the username @ymercedes73. Moving on, this baseballer has a net worth of $500,000 to $700,000 US dollars.