Jordan Robert Romano was born on April 21, 1993, he is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in Canada (MLB).
The Toronto Blue Jays selected Romano in the tenth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. He signed for $25,000 and was sent to the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays.
After making two appearances, he was promoted to the Rookie-Advanced Appalachian League’s Bluefield Blue Jays, where he ended the 2014 season.
On December 13, 2018, Romano was taken third overall in the Rule 5 draft by the Chicago White Sox and was immediately traded to the Texas Rangers for cash considerations. On March 24, 2019, he was returned to the Blue Jays.
He opened the 2019 season back with Buffalo. On June 12, his contract was selected, and he was called up to the major leagues for the first time. He made his major league debut that night, pitching a scoreless 7th inning in an 8–6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles and collecting his first major league strikeout against Pedro Severino.
On July 24, 2020, Romano earned his first MLB win. On August 21, 2020, he earned his first MLB save. With the 2020 Toronto Blue Jays, Romano appeared in 15 games, compiling a 2-1 record with 1.23 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 14.2 innings pitched.
In 2021, Romano became the Blue Jays closer and went 7-1 with a 2.14 ERA in 63 innings, compiling 23 saves. On April 11, 2022, Romano set a Blue Jays club record with his 26th consecutive converted save stretching back to the 2021 season, in helping the team to a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees.
Where Did Jordan Romano Go To College?
Major League Baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, Jordan Romano attended Connors State College.