Robbie Ray

Robbie Ray

Personal Information

Full Name Robert Glenn Ray
Date of Birth October 1, 1991
Nationality American
Height 1.88 m
Role Pitcher

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Robbie Ray: A Brief Biography

Robbie Ray. Source: Getty Images
Robbie Ray. Source: Getty Images


Robert Glenn Ray, popularly known as Robbie Ray, is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). Robert had previously played for the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Toronto Blue Jays.


Robbie Ray was drafted by The Washington Nationals in the 12th round of the amateur draft in 2010. Robbie chose to sign with the Nationals, forgoing a scholarship to the University of Arkansas. Robbie made one appearance in his first professional season for the Vermont Lake Monsters of the New York-Penn League and pitched a perfect inning.


In 2012, Robbie was promoted to the Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League. Sadly, he ended up struggling there and as a result, finished with a record 4-12 with an earned run average (ERA) of 6.56. Despite his performance, he was rated as the Nationals’ #18th prospect by Baseball America.


Robbie Ray's Personal Information


NameRobert Glenn Ray
Age31
DobOctober 1, 1991
NationalityAmerican
Mother’s NameUndisclosed
Father's nameRobert Ray
ProfessionBaseball Player
Net Worth$5 million, estimated
Height6 Feet 2 Inches (193cm)
Weight102 kg
EducationBrentwood High School
Relationship StatusMarried


Robbie Ray's Early Life

Robbie Ray was born on October 1, 1991, in Brentwood, Tennessee, and he grew up playing baseball in the Nashville area. He played on travel teams alongside Mookie Betts. Despite being on the same team, they had competition since high school, with Robbie attending Brentwood and Mookie attending John Overton.


In his final year of high school, Robbie had an impressive record of 7 wins and one loss, with an earned run average (ERA) of 0.50. He struck out 95 batters by walking only 13 and even pitched three no-hitters that year, including a perfect game against Centennial High School.


Robbie Ray's Personal Life

Robbie Ray is married to Taylor Pasma, and the couple has three children, two sons and one daughter, together.


Robbie has been actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. He designed shirts to support a local charity, and the funds generated from the sale went to Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays.


Additionally, Robbie Ray prefers to keep his personal life confidential, as limited information regarding his lifestyle, family background, investment records, residence, and cars is available.


Robbie Ray's Wife


Robbie Ray with his family. Source: Getty Images
Robbie Ray with his family. Source: Getty Images



Robbie Ray and his wife, Taylor Pasma, have been married since November 2014.



In 2019, Taylor sang the National Anthem alongside his sister Hailey VanderToorn and best friends Arielle Suwyn and Courtney Ploskim. Taylor is a former singer who took Robbie’s surname after marriage.

Robbie Ray's Kids


Robbie with his wife, Taylor and their son, Asher. Source: Toronto Blue Jays official Twitter account/@BlueJays
Robbie with his wife, Taylor and their son, Asher. Source: Toronto Blue Jays official Twitter account/@BlueJays


Robbie and Taylor have a son named Asher, who was born in December 2015. Asher is known for stealing his father's show during the 2021 AL Cy Young Award acceptance speech.


While it is mentioned that Robbie Ray and his wife Taylor have two other children, there is limited information available in public sources. It is possible that the couple prefers to keep their family life under wraps.


Robbie Ray's Net Worth

Robbie’s net worth, as of 2023, is estimated at around $5 million. He has gathered his wealth from his baseball salary, as well as from his incentives and awards.


Robbie Ray's Social Media

Robbie is active on social media. He has around 35 thousand followers on Instagram and nearly 30 thousand on Twitter. Here are his official handles.

Twitter - https://www.instagram.com/robbieray38

Instagram - https://twitter.com/robbieray


Robbie Ray as a Brand Ambassador

Not much information is available regarding Robbie being a brand ambassador, but he has endorsed Traeger Grills in the past.


Robbie Ray's Career Stats

Throughout Robbie’s MLB career, he has played 226 games across multiple teams and has a career win-loss record of 74-71 with an ERA of 3.96, 1504 strikeouts, and a WHIP of 1.30 so far.


Here is a tabular representation of Robbie Ray's MLB career stats:


StatsValue
Games226
Win-Loss record74-71
ERA3.96
Strikeouts1,504
WHIP1.30
Innings Pitched1,228


Source - MLB.com.


Robbie Ray's Achievements

Here is a tabular representation of Robbie Ray’s Achievements so far:


Highlights and AwardsYear
All-Star 2017
All-MLB First Team2021
AL Cy Young Award2021
AL ERA leader2021
MLB strikeout leader2021


Robbie Ray's Contract

Robbie’s latest contract with the Seattle Mariners is a $115 million guaranteed five-year deal, signed in 2021. According to the contract, Robbie will earn a base and total compensation of $21 and an average salary of $23 million annually. The contract also has an opt-out available after 2024 and a full no-trade clause from 2022-2023.


His previous contract with the Toronto Blue Jays was valued at $8 million over a year.




FAQs

A. Robbie has thrown 22,094 pitches so far.

A. Robbie is 32 years old as of 2023.

A. Robbie has a no-trade clause in his contract from 2022-2023.

A. Robbie primarily plays as a pitcher.

A. As of 2023, Robbie has played for four teams: the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Toronto Blue Jays, and Seattle Mariners.

A. As of 2023, Robbie was an MLB All-Star in 2017 and has won the American League Cy Young Award in 2021.

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