Travis Blackley

by John Max 07 Dec,2021
Travis Blackley
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Travis Blackley
  • Country Australia AU
Facts
  • Birth Name Travis Jarred Blackley
  • Birth Place Melbourne, Australia
  • Famous Name Travis Blackley
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Nationality Australian
  • Profession Retired baseball player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Jenna Blackley
  • Children Two

Travis Blackley is an Australian retired baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB), Australian Baseball League, KBO League, Nippon Professional Baseball, and the Mexican Baseball League. In MLB, he had stints with teams such as Seattle Mariners (2004), San Francisco Giants (2007), San Francisco Giants (2012), Oakland Athletics (2012), Houston Astros (2013), and Texas Rangers (2013).  

Melbourne, Australia native, Travis Blackley was born on 4th November 1982, under the star sign Gemini. The thirty-nine years old holds an Australian nationality. 

How Much Is Travis Blackley's Net Worth In 2021? 

Travis Blackley has earned a decent sum of money through his baseball career playing in MLB, Australian Baseball League, KBO League, Nippon Professional Baseball, and the Mexican Baseball League.

Not to mention, he spent most minor league of the MLB team. Talking about his MLB earnings, he has made $575,737 in salary. 

As of 2021, his net worth is $1 million.

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Is Travis Blackley Married?

Travis Blackley is married to Jenna Blackley. The coupled exchanged the vows on 14th November 2015. 

TravisTravis Blackley with his wife and daughter SOURCE: Instagram @ thejerseycollectordtd

On 29th November 2016, Mr. and Mrs. Blackley welcomed their first child, a son named Bodhi. On 30th March 2019, Blackley and his wife had their second baby, Verified
Briar Rose Blackley, weighing 9lbs 1oz and 21.5 inches.

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Baseball Career

On 29th October 2000, the Seattle Mariners was signed by the Blackley as an undrafted free agent.

Soon he began playing with minor league starting with the Single-A Everett AquaSox in 2001. He then played for the Single-A San Bernardino Stampede in 2002, Double-A San Antonio Missions in 2003 the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers in 2004. 

On 1st July 2004, Blackey made his major league debut against the Texas Rangers and beat them, becoming just the sixth Mariner pitcher in the team's history to start and win his major league debut.

On 1st April 2007, Blackley was traded to the San Francisco Giants and was immediately optioned to Triple-A Fresno. On 23rd September 2007, he made his first major league start since 31 July 2004 against the Cincinnati Reds and won his Giant debut.

Giants later outrighted off him on 6 December 2007 and the Philadelphia Phillies selected Blackley in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft. At the end of the 2008 spring training, Philadelphia put him on waivers and became a free agent at the end of the season.
On 19th December 2008, the Arizona Diamondbacks signed Blackey to a major league contract but outrighted him to Triple-A Reno on 1st April 2009. 

He started 2010 playing for the New York Mets' AAA affiliate Buffalo Bisons. He was released on 2nd May. Later 11 days, he was signed with the Oakland Athletics. Oakland Athletics assigned him to their Triple-A affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats.

In 2011, Blackley played for the Kia Tigers in the KBO League, playing overall 25 games and recording 7 wins and 5 losses with an ERA of 3.48. 

In 2012, he returned to San Francisco Giants but signed a minor-league contract. 

On 15th May 2012, the Oakland Athletics claimed him off waivers and signed him a minor league contract.

Athletic traded Blackey to the Houston Astros on 4th April 2013. On 9th August, he was designated for assignment. Later five days, the  Houston Astros traded Blackley to the Texas Rangers.

In December 2013, he signed with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Nippon Professional Baseball. 

On 12 January 2015, San Francisco Giants signed Blackley a minor league contract. Later three months, he moved to Miami Marlins in a minor league deal. 

The following year, he played with the Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League.

In the fall of 2016, Blacey joined Detroit Tigers in a minor league deal. On 1st April 2017, he was released by the Tigers. 

In 2017, he returned to the Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican Baseball League. 

On 6th July 2017, Blackley signed with the Pittsburg Diamonds of the Pacific Association. He extended the contract with the team for the 2018 season as well. 

After that, he played for the Australian Baseball League: Melbourne Aces and Brisbane Bandits. 

On 6th February 2021, Blackley retired from professional baseball, announcing via Twitter. 

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