Matthew James Chapman is an American professional baseball third baseman who currently plays for the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball.
He was born on April 28, 1993. (MLB). Earlier in his career, he was a member of the Oakland Athletics. In 2017, Chapman made his Major League Baseball debut with the Oakland Athletics.
Before the 2022 baseball season, he was included in a trade to the Toronto Blue Jays. He has been honoured with two Fielding Bible Awards, three Gold Glove Awards, and two Platinum Glove Awards throughout his career.
In addition, he was named an All-Star in 2019 and was the recipient of the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2018.
El Toro High School, located in Lake Forest, California, was Chapman’s alma mater. He was a senior in 2011, and his batting average for the year was.422.
After going unselected in the Major League Baseball draft following his senior year of high school in 2011, he enrolled at California State University in Fullerton and went on to play college baseball for the Cal State Fullerton Titans.
He played in 54 games during his junior season in 2014 and had a slash line of.312/.412/.498 with six home runs and 48 runs batted in (RBIs).
Chapman was chosen by the Oakland Athletics in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft after the season concluded.
How Much Does Matt Chapman Make?
In total, he makes $12,500,000 every year. With a base salary of $12,000,000, Chapman will receive a signing bonus of $1,000,000, and his total pay will be $12,500,000.