Yermin Mercedes is a Dominican professional baseball player for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He holds the league record for being the first baseball player to start a season with eight straight hits. As of 2021, Yermin Mercedes’ net worth is estimated to be around $700,000.
|Full Name||Yermín Francisco Mercedes|
|Birth Date||February 14, 1993|
|Birth Place||La Romana, Dominican Republic|
|Profession||Professional Baseball Catcher|
Yermin was born on February 14, 1993 in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Nothing is known about his personal life, including his parents, the details of his upbringing, and his childhood life.
Net worth and career of Yermin Mercedes
Mercedes began his career as a catcher for the Washington Nationals after signing with them as an international free agent in 2011. He spent three seasons with the DSL Nationals before being released by the organization in 2013. In 2014, Mercedes began playing for the Douglas Diablos. and then by White Sand Puppies in the Pecos League. He also played for the San Angelo Colts of the United Baseball League.
Mercedes has always been unstable due to playing for different teams as an independent baseball player. She signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles in 2014. The following year she played for the Delmarva Shorebirds, where she hit 8 home runs. In later seasons, she hit 20 home runs.
In 2017, Mercedes played for the Chicago White Sox and in 2018 for the Winston Salem board, in which he scored 14 home runs. His other team continued into 2019 and he spent a season between the Birmingham Barons and the Charlotte Knights. On August 1, 2020, Mercedes seemed to have made a breakthrough when he was named to the Major League by the Chicago White Sox.
In 2021, he had his first MLB success and was even named the American League Player of the Week for April and then Rookie of the Month. However, Mercedes didn’t bother coach Tony La Russa, as he hit a 30-point, 11-point home run over a position player. This resulted in his demotion to the AAA Charlotte Knights on July 2, 2021.
Shortly thereafter, on July 21, 2021, Mercedes made the shocking announcement by posting on Instagram that although he was still young and in his prime, he would be retiring from baseball indefinitely. Many are surprised by Mercedes’ decision to pull out despite still being a rookie. His relegation may have played a key role in that decision, as Mercedes may have been disappointed with the manager’s controversial decision.
Mercedes is married to a woman named Alejandra and they got married in 2020.
Heritage of Hermin Mercedes
As of 2021, Ermin Mercedes is worth $700,000. He made most of his money playing for the Chicago White Sox baseball team.