Ryan Mountcastle is a professional baseball player from the United States of America. He plays in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles. He debuted in the MLB in 2020. As of the 2021 season, he has a batting average of 0.270 and he hit 38 home runs, batting 112.

Player Profile

Mountcastle was born Ryan Lee Mountcastle on February 18, 1997, in Winter Springs, Florida. He stands 193 cm tall and his last listed weight is 104 kilograms. He plays First Batsman and Leftfielder. He is a right-handed player and he bats and throws with his right hand.

He was drafted into the MLB in 2015 by the Orioles and he made his MLB debut on August 12, 2020.

Team Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Height / weight 1.93 m / 104 kg
Born Feb 18, 1997
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles 2020 - present

Career

He played baseball for his high school, Hagerty High School in Florida. In 2015, he was drafted into the MLB. He started his professional career playing for the Gulf Coast League Orioles.

After time with the Gulf Coast League, he was promoted to play for the Aberdeen IronBirds. Later, he would spend time playing for the Delmarva Shorebirds and both the Bowie Baysox and the Frederick Keys. In the 2018 season, he was named by the MLB as the third-best prospect. In the next year, he was named the International League Most Valuable Player.

In 2020, he was added to the 40-man Roster of the Orioles and he made his debut in the MLB on August 21 of that year. He hit his first MLB home run a few days later.

In June 2021, he was named the MLB Player of the Week. Later in the same month, he made his first career three-home run game.

Career Highlights

  • 2019 - Minor League, International League Most Valuable Player
  • 2021 - MLB, Player of the Week, June 7, 2021

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