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Ken Giles Biography and Wiki

Ken Giles, born as Kenneth Robert Giles, is an American professional baseball relief pitcher born and brought up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Giles plays for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball(MLB). Previously, Giles played for the Houston Astros. In addition to that, Ken made his first MLB with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2014.

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Ken Giles Age and Birthday

Kenneth Robert Giles is 29 years old as of 2019, he was born on September 20th, 1990, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Giles celebrates his birthday every September 20th of every year. Ken will be turning 30 years on September 20th, 2020. His birth sign is Virgo.

Ken Giles Height and Weight

Giles is a man of average stature, he also appears to be quite tall in his photos. Ken stands at a height of 6ft 3inches(1.90m). Also, Giles weighs 205lbs(93kgs).

Ken Giles Education

Ken is a graduate of Rio Grande High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. While in Rio Grande High School, Giles played baseball but he was mainly an outfielder. In college, Giles played football, basketball, and baseball.

Ken Giles Dad

Giles is the son of Glenn. Different from Giles, Glenn(Ken’s father), never played baseball. However, Glenn encouraged Giles to pursue a baseball career at his young age. After doing our research, details about Ken’s mother are not available. In addition to that, it is not known if he has siblings.

Ken Giles Wife

Giles is married to Estela Piñon. The duo tied the knot in 2015. Together, they welcomed their first son, Brody, in August 2016. Estela Piñon is a former softball pitcher at the University of Arizona.

Ken Giles Salary

Giles signed a 1-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays of $9.6M. The contract includes $9,600,000 guaranteed annually. His adjusted salary with the Toronto Blue Jays is $3,555,556.

Ken Giles Net Worth

Giles has enjoyed a long career in the sports industry spanning almost two decades. Through proceeds from his work as a baseball relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, he has been able to accumulate a huge fortune. Giles is estimated to have a net worth of about $7 million.

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Ken Giles Measurements and Facts

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Ken Giles Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Kenneth Robert Giles
  • Popular As: Ken Giles
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Baseball Relief Pitcher
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Updating
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Ken Giles Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 29 years old as of 2019   
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Date of Birth: September 20th, 1990
  • Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Birthday: September 20th

Ken Giles Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: Updating
  • Height / How Tall?: *** or  Not Known
  • Weight: **** or Not Known
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Shoe Size: Updating

Ken Giles Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Glenn
  • Mother: Updating
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Updating
  • Marital Status: Married 
  • Wife/Spouse: Married to Estela Piñon
  • Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable
  • Children:  Son(Brody) 

Ken Giles Networth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $7 Million
  • Salary: $9,600,000
  • Source of Income: Baseball relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays

Ken Giles House and Cars

  • Place of living: To be Updated
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Ken Giles Injury

Giles left the game with right elbow soreness. In addition to that, Ken suffered the same elbow injury last season in 2019. He had a minimal IL stint in June and a cortisone shot in late July. Despite his elbow concerns in 2019, Giles still enjoyed an outstanding season, posting a 1.87 ERA, 4.88 K/BB rate, and 14.1 K/9 rates over 53 innings in his first full season with Toronto. Ken is scheduled to have an MRI to determine the severity of his injury.

Ken Giles Blue Jays

Giles was traded from the Astros on July 30th, 2018 alongside Héctor Pérez, and David Paulino to the Toronto Blue Jays for Roberto Osuna. In 2018, Ken played 21 games for the Blue Jays with 14 saves and 22 strikeouts over 19​2⁄3 innings.

On July 20, Giles set a Blue Jays franchise record by recording his 26th consecutive relief appearance with at least one strikeout. Giles finished the 2019 season with a 1.87 ERA and 83 strikeouts in 53 innings.

Ken Giles Philadelphia Phillies

After Mike Adams was placed on the Disabled List, Giles was promoted to the major leagues. Giles recorded his first win on August 10th against the New York Mets. During the 2015 Philadelphia Phillies season, Ken opened the game as the team’s setup man.

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Afterward, Giles became the team’s regular closer when the Phillies traded Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals. Additionally, Giles recorded a save against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Ken Giles Houston Astros

Giles was traded to the Houston Astros alongside Jonathan Arauz on December 12th, 2015. They were exchanged for Mark Appel, Vince Velasquez, Brett Oberholtzer, Tom Eshelman, and Harold Arauz. At first, in 2016, Ken made 69 appearances with a 2-5 record, a 4.11 ERA, and 15 saves.

Later on, Giles made 63 appearances with a 1–3 record, a 2.30 ERA, and 34 saves. On February 2, 2018, Giles won his arbitration case versus the Astros, for a $4.6 million salary. The Astros had proposed $4.2 million. Giles struggled throughout the beginning of the 2018 season, allowing 17 earned runs on 36 hits in ​30.

Frequent Asked Questions About Ken Giles

Who is Ken Giles?

Ken Giles is an acclaimed baseball relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays who plays for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball(MLB). Previously, Giles played for the Houston Astros. In addition to that, Ken made his first MLB with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2014.

How old is Ken Giles?

Giles is an American national born on September 20th, 1990, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

How tall is Ken Giles?

Giles stands at a height of 6ft 3inches(1.90m).

Is Ken Giles married?

Yes, he is married to Estela Piñon. The duo tied the knot in 2015. Together, they welcomed their first son, Brody, in August 2016.

How much is Ken Giles worth?

Giles has an approximate net worth of $7 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the sports industry.

How much does Giles make?

Giles signed a 1-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays of $9.6M. The contract includes $9,600,000 guaranteed annually. His adjusted salary with the Toronto Blue Jays is $3,555,556.

Where does Ken live?

Because of security reasons, Giles has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Is Giles dead or alive?

Ken is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Ken now?

Ken Giles, born as Kenneth Robert Giles, is an American professional baseball relief pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball(MLB). Previously, Giles played for the Houston Astros. In addition to that, Ken made his first MLB with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2014.

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