William Scott Middlebrooks is a former professional baseball third baseman from the United States. On 2nd of May 2012, he made his Major League Baseball debut with the Boston Red Sox, with whom he remained until year 2014.
|Full Name||William Scott Middlebrooks|
|Birth Date||9 September 1988|
|Birth Place||Greenville, Texas, United States|
|Life & Career|
William Scott Middlebrooks was born on 9 September 1988, Greenville, United States. Middlebrooks was born & raised in Texarkana, Texas. His older sister, Lacey, played softball at the University of Tulsa, and is the head baseball coach & assistant coach at Liberty Eylau.
Middlebrooks’ mother and younger sister, Mary, are also painters, with Julie working as an art teacher. Since Willam met Ryan, in a football camp after Ryan came to the Texarkana region in the 7th grade, they have been good friends.
Middlebrooks was drafted by the Red Sox in the 5th round of the 2007 MLB draught out of Liberty Eylau High School in Texarkana, Texas. He chose the Red Sox over Texas A&M University. Middlebrooks was converted to a 3rds baseman by the Red Sox, however he was a short stop, at first.
In the 2011 All-Star Futures Game, he represented the United States. In 2012, the Red Sox moved veteran All-Star Kevin Youkilis to make room for Middlebrooks as the team’s starting 3rd baseman. The Red Sox sent Middlebrooks to the Padres prior to the 2015 season after he had a poor season in each of the previous 2 years.
Middlebrooks also participated in American football and basketball in high school in addition to baseball. The school’s football squad included LaMichael James, who played quarterback, placekicker, and punter. As a punter, he was recognized as an All-State performer.
With the Lowell Spinners of Class A-Short Season New York Penn League, Middlebrooks hit 254 with one home run in his first year of professional baseball. Middlebrooks said he was behind other players at his level in terms of growth due of the amount of time he spent playing football.
Middlebrooks was rated as the Red Sox best prospect by Baseball America going into the 2012 season and the 51st best prospect overall. In 24 games and 93 at bats with Pawtucket, Middlebrooks batted 333 with 9 home runs and 27 RBIs. In contrast, Red Sox starting third baseman Kevin Youkilis batted.219 to start the 2012 season.
In April of 2014, Middlebrooks was out for 19 games due to a calf issue. He was sidelined for a second time in May after breaking a finger. As he recovered in the minors, Middlebrooks began playing in the outfield, due to the Red Sox’ signing of Stephen Drew, who had previously played in the outfield.
On 11 November 2016, Middlebrooks signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. Starting in 2017, he played for the PCL’s Round Rock Express of the Texas League. When the Rangers brought him up in September of last year, he spent most of the year with the Express.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
In terms of Will’s personal life, he is a married guy. As a result, he married Jenny Dell, a field reporter for the New England Sports Network who covered the Red Sox.
The pair began dating in year 2012 and subsequently engaged in July of that year. Furthermore, the pair married on Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2016. Madison and Makenzie Grey are the names of the couple’s 2 loving daughters.
Will was previously engaged to Ann Lux, however their engagement did not last long, and they divorced in August of 2012. Their relationship did not succeed because of some uncertain reasons and they decided to part ways.
William is said to have an estimated net worth of more than $4 million, as of 2022. The main source of his income is the profession of sports.
However, it is said that his previous year’s Net Worth for the year 2019, was around $100,000 to $1 Million William is said to be a proud owner of multiple luxury cars.