Alek Isaac Manoah, an American pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball, was born on January 9, 1998. (MLB). From West Virginia University, he was selected by the Blue Jays with the 11th overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft. On May 27, 2021, he made his MLB debut. One of the top prospects for the 2019 Major League Baseball draft was Manoah.
The Toronto Blue Jays selected him with the 11th overall choice. On July 27, he made his professional debut with the Class A-Short Season Northwest League’s Vancouver Canadians after signing a $4.55 million contract. Manoah had a 2.65 ERA in six starts with 27 strikeouts in 17 innings. Due to the minor league season being postponed in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, Manoah did not participate in any games.
Manoah was given a job with the Triple-A East’s Buffalo Bisons to start the 2021 season. Over six scoreless innings in his first start of the year, he struck out 12 batters. Manoah had a 3-0 record, a 0.50 ERA, and 27 strikeouts over 18 innings in three starts for Buffalo.
Alek Manoah Parents
Alek Manoah, a professional baseball player of Cuban origin best known for pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays, was born Alek Isaac Manoah. Alek was born in the city of Homestead, Florida, on January 9, 1998, and raised there. In his hometown of South Dade, Alek attended high school there. He played baseball for his high school’s baseball team before continuing to play college baseball for West Virginia University.