Daniel Norris Biography
Daniel Norris is a professional baseball pitcher who plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball(MLB).
Norris is not married yet and having children is out of concern. He hasn’t shared any information regarding his girlfriend.
Daniel Norris Early life
Daniel Norris was born on 25th April 1993, in Johnson City, Tennessee, United States. His parents are David Norris and Sandra Norris.
His parents owned a bicycle shop in Johnson City, Tennessee, for more than 80 years. Norris grew up along with his sibling sisters Amanda Haywood and Melanie Norris. Besides this, his education background is still unknown.
Daniel Norris Professional career
In 2011, The Blue Jays drafted Norris in the second round of 2011 MLB Draft. On 26th July 2013, Blue Jays minor league organization ranked his as the number 4 prospect. In 2012, he played for Rookie-Advanced Bluefield Blue Jays and Low-A Vancouver Canadians. Coming to 2013, he also played for Class-A Lansing Lugnuts and High-A Dunedin Blue Jays.
During his season in 2014 season, he earned a 3–0 record with an ERA of 0.80. Because of his excellent performance, he became the Pipeline Pitching Prospect of the Month on 3rd June 2014. On 24th June 2014, he also appeared in All-Star Futures Game.
In 2014 midseason update, he was announced as the Blue Jays’ top prospect. Moreover, he was considered as a 25th overall prospect in baseball by Baseball America. Well, on September 3, he became First Team All-Stars of Baseball America.
In the starting of 2015, the Blue Jays called him as part of the September roster expansion. He played his first MBL match against Boston Red Sox. Furthermore, the manager announced him to play the major league on September 25.
On 21st January 2015, the MBL named him as the third-best LHP prospect in baseball. Moreover, in the same year, MBL again announced him as the number 1 Blue Jays’ prospect.
Coming to 30th July 2015, he moved to Detroit Tigers along with Matt Boyd in the place and Jairo Labourt in the place of David Price. He played his first match for Tigers on August 2. However, on 19th August 2015, he hit the home run in his first career plate appearance. After that, he became the first American League pitcher to do so.
Coming to 2016, Tiger announced that Norris would start his 2016 season on the disabled list. However, on 11th May 2016, he was recalled for the game. But he just played one-inning against the Baltimore Orioles on May 12. After that, he made his appearance in the match against Seattle Mariners and Minnesota Twins.
Daniel Norris Personal life
Daniel Norris is not married yet and having children is out of concern. Moreover, he is not dating anyone in his life. Furthermore, he hasn’t faced any rumors regarding his love affairs. One of the delighted and young players, Norris is much more concerned towards his career.
Although he is not married yet and does not have any girlfriend, his sexuality is straight. He hasn’t done or said anything that makes us feel doubt about his sexuality. He belongs to American nationality and falls under white ethnic group.
Daniel Norris Net Worth
Professional baseball pitcher Daniel Norris has a good net worth and salary. He has won several matches and participates in several tournaments through which he receives a decent amount of money.
Allocating information from several sources, it is found out that his current net worth is $2 million and salary $514,500. His net worth and salary are sure to increase in upcoming days.