- Famous Name
- Birth Name Thomas Ross Stripling
- Birth Place Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
- Famous Name Ross Stripling
- Birth Date November 23, 1989
- Horoscope Sagittarius
- Father Hayes Stripling
- Mother Tammy Stripling
- Net Worth $500 thousand
- Salary $535 thousand
- Career Earnings $1,541,122
- Position in Team Pitcher
- Current team Los Angeles Dodgers
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Profession Baseball player
- Currently Working For Los Angeles Dodgers
- University attended Texas A&M University
- School attended Carroll High School
- Currently Married yes
- Married to Shelby Gassiott
- Squad No 68
Ross Stripling is an American professional Baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB). As of 2019, Ross Stripling currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers as their Pitcher.
As a Pitcher, Ross Stripling reportedly earns around $535 thousand as his yearly salary from Los Angeles Dodgers. Further, Ross Stripling has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand. Additionally, he is married to his longtime girlfriend, Shelby Gassiott.
Ross Stripling Early Life
Ross Stripling was born on November 23, 1989, in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania to parents Hayes Stripling and Tammy Stripling. As far as his racial background is concerned, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius.
Stripling played Baseball at Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas, and then at Texas A&M University. On 12 May 2012, he threw a no-hitter for the Aggies against San Diego State.
Ross Stripling Net Worth And Salary
As of 2019, Ross Stripling has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand. As of 2019, the MLB player has an estimated average salary of $535 thousand annually while Clayton Kershaw is among the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $31M. Ross Stripling so far has made earnings of $1,541,122 from his entire MLB career.
Further, he is acquired by Los Angeles Dodgers as an Amateur Draft. In addition, with the reference of his service time in MLB, he is one of the players who receive a salary as a pre-arbitration player.
In particular, MLB uses the system of salary arbitration known as the final offer arbitration. Under the current MLB-MLBPA collective bargaining agreement, players are divided into three categories:( 1) pre-arbitration players;( 2) wage arbitration players; and( 3) free agents.
During the first three years of service, an eligible pre-arbitration player typically earns somewhere around the major league minimum wage.
Some of his contract and earnings are:
|2012||Los Angeles Dodgers||$130,000|
|2016||Los Angeles Dodgers||$316,122|
|2017||Los Angeles Dodgers||$540,000|
|2018||Los Angeles Dodgers||$555,000|
In addition, he also makes a significant amount of money from endorsement deals which certainly helped him to collect a satisfactory net worth.
Ross Stripling Personal Life
Exploring his personal life, he is a married man. He is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Shelby Gassiott. The duo tied a knot on November 11, 2017, however, they have not planned for the babies yet.
The couple is living happily as Ross regularly updates one of his social media with a picture of him along with his beautiful wife Shelby. Additionally, there aren't any rumors regarding his past girlfriends, affairs, and relationships in the media yet.
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Talking about his body measurement, he is has a height of 1.91 m (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs around 95 kg. Further, he is currently playing along with his star teammate Russell Martin, Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner and many more.
Ross Stripling Professional Career
In the ninth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, Stripling was drafted by the Colorado Rockies, but he did not sign. He was then drawn up in the fifth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
In his major league debut on 8 April 2016, Stripling pitched 7 1⁄3 innings against the San Francisco Giants without giving up a hit but was removed for a relief pitcher after throwing 100 pitches. He played in 22 games and started 14 times for the Dodgers with a 5-9 record and an ERA of 3.96.
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Stripling became a key member of the bullpen in 2017, playing 49 games, including two starts, and was 3–5 with a 4.15 ERA. When he entered the 2018 season and without a clear path to become a starting pitcher again, he began to explore the idea of starting for another team, but injuries to starting pitchers in April led him to a starting role after 15 relief innings.