Jason Kubel

by John Max 06 Dec,2021
Jason Kubel
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Jason James Kubel
  • Birth Place Belle Fourche, South Dakota
  • Famous Name Jason Kubel
  • Father Myron Kubel
  • Mother Debbie Kubel
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Retired MLB Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Blake Tonkin
  • Children Two

Jason Kubel is a former baseball outfielder / designated hitter who played in Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by Minnesota Twins in the 2000 MLB draft after playing at Highland High School. He also played for other MLB franchises: Arizona Diamondbacks and Cleveland Indians. 

Belle Fourche, South Dakota native, Jason Kubel was born on 25th May 1982, under the star sign Taurus. He is the son of Myron and Debbie Kubel. The thirty-nine years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. 

How Much Is Jason Kubel's Net Worth In 2021?

Jason Kubel's net worth in 2021 is approximately $10 million, earned widely from his MLB career. Kubel played in MLB for Minnesota Twins (2004, 2006–2011, 2014), Arizona Diamondbacks (2012–2013), and Cleveland Indians (2013).

MLB Career Earning

Year Team Earnings
2005 Minnesota Twins $316,000
2006 Minnesota Twins $327,000
2007 Minnesota Twins $387,500
2008 Minnesota Twins $1,300,000
2009 Minnesota Twins $2,750,000
2010 Minnesota Twins $4,100,000
2011 Minnesota Twins $5,250,000
2012 Arizona Diamondbacks  $7,500,000
2013 Arizona Diamondbacks  $1,311,475
2013 Cleveland Indians $6,188,525
2014 Cleveland Indians $1,000,000
2014 Minnesota Twins $1,163,387
Total   $31,593,887

Is Jason Kubel Married? Know His Personal Life

Jason Kubel is married to Blake Tonkin. sister of a baseball pitcher, Michael Tonkin, who also had a stint with Minnesota Twins. Jason and Michael briefly played together for the Twins in 2014.

On 23rd January 2008, Jason and his wife welcomed their first child, a son Owen Michael at 1:55 a.m. CT. who weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 ½ inches long.

On 31st May 2013, Arizona Diamondbacks congrats Jason and his wife on their new member in the family. Baby girl, Heidi was born weighing 7lbs, 7oz and measuring 19 3/4 in announced via Twitter. 

MLB Career

On 31st August 2004, Kubel made his MLB debut for the Minnesota Twins. His 2007 stats were improved compared to his first season, appearing in 128 games with 418 at-bats. He drove in a career-high seven runs in a 20-14 win against the Chicago White Sox on 6th July 2007. 

In the 2008 season, he served as the designated hitter slot.

His 2009 performance honored him with a 24th-place finish in AL MVP voting that year.

Due to a number of roster changes and injuries in 2010, Twins increasingly called on Kubel to play in the field.

With the defensive shifting resulting from Justin Morneau's health issues, Kubel located in as the team's right fielder in a  platoon with Michael Cuddyer. On 16th May 2010, he hit a grand slam off legendary closer Mariano Rivera to help the Twins defeat the Yankees. 

On 19th December 2011, Kubel moved to the Arizona Diamondbacks, agreeing on a two-year, $15 million deal with an option for a third year.

During the 2012 season, he was the designated hitter during interleague play at American League ballparks.

On 27th August 2013, Kubel was designated by the Diamondbacks. 

Later two days, he was traded Kubel to the Cleveland Indians. On 1st November 2013, he was made a free agent by an Indian. 

On 13th December 2013, Kubel signed a minor league deal to return to the Twins. On 8th June 2014, he was designated for assignment and released on June 16.

Stay Tuned With Playerswiki

More Biography