- Birth Name Yasmani Grandal
- Birth Place Havana, Cuba
- Famous Name Yasmani Grandal
- Father Avelino Grandal
- Mother Maria Luisa Gomez
- Net Worth $3 million
- Salary $2.8 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Working For Los Angeles Dodgers
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Heather Grandal (m. 2013)
- Divorce N/A
- Children N/A
The fans and followers of baseball are quite familiar with the name of Yasmani Grandal. He is one of the eminent figures from the world of baseball. He is a Cuban-American professional baseball catcher. He plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. He also played college baseball at the University of Miami. He started his baseball career with San Diego Padres. Yasmani Grandal was born on Nov 8, 1988, and this makes his age 28 years at this moment. His place of birth was Cuba, Havana. His nationality is Cuban-American. He made his parents with his professional achievements. He already lives a luxurious and successful life. He is the son of Avelino Grandal and Maria Luisa Gomez. Yasmani Grandal is one of the most desirable names in the world of baseball. He also filled in at first base for the Dodgers.
Yasmani Grandal emigrated to the U.S with his family at the age of 10 via the lottery system. He went to Miami Springs High School in Miami Springs, Florida. In his junior year, he holds the citizenship of United States.
His professional career started in 2010. He was drafted by Cincinnati Reds 12th overall in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. On Dec 17, 2011, he was acquired by San Diego Padres along with Edinson Volquez, Yonder Alonso and Brad Boxberger. He played with the San Diego Padres from 2012 to 2014. On Dec 18, 2014, he was picked by the Los Angeles Dodgers along with Joe Wieland and Zach Eflin in exchange for Matt Kemp and Tim Federowicz. Through 2016 season, his batting average (.238), HR (67), RBI (213), On-base percentage (.348).
Significance to Yasmani Grandal personal life and biography, he is a married man and is currently very satisfied with his married life. He is not only accountable to his job but also responsible to his loving wife. He wedded in 2013 with Heather Grandal. They also dated before they got married. Since getting married to till date, there is no rumor in the air about their divorce. They are happily living as a husband and a wife. They have shared strong love and affection with each other. Their child was born before 4 years of their marriage.
Yasmani Grandal is not a philanthropist. Until now, he has not done much of charity and donation. He has never been part of controversy so far. He is the busiest person but maintains a perfect balance in his professional and personal life.
Undoubtedly, Yasmani Grandal is one of the influential names in the world of baseball. He has a great personality. He has a terrific height of 6 feet and 2 inches. He has countless fan and followers who follow him on social networking sites. His salary is impressive. As of 2016, his salary is 2.8 million USD. His net worth is around 3 million USD.