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A. J. Ellis

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Date of Birth April 9, 1981
Age 41 years, 10 months, 16 days
Place of Birth Cape Girardeau
Country United States
Profession Baseball Player
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A. J. Ellis is a famous Baseball Player, born on April 9, 1981 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, A. J. Ellis’s net worth is $5 Million. Ellis attended Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, Kentucky, and was a baseball and basketball letterman as well as a sports news anchor for the school’s TV production. In baseball, he was a two-time first team All-City selection. Ellis graduated in 1999. His brother is Josh Ellis.

Parents Gary Ellis
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Spouse Cindy Ellis
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Biography

In 672 games, Ellis posted a .239 batting average (466-for-1948) with 194 runs, 44 home runs, 229 RBI and 280 bases on balls. Excellent defensively, he recorded a .997 fielding percentage, committing only 16 errors in 5031 total chances. In 17 postseason games, he hit .365 (19-for-52) with 7 runs, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, 5 RBI and 7 walks. In 2009, Ellis began the season as the starting catcher for the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes under the tutelage of journeyman veteran Danny Ardoin. He spent most of the season with the Isotopes and was called up to the Dodgers in September. He recorded his first Major League hit and RBI with a single in the final game of the season, on October 4, 2009 against the Colorado Rockies. In 8 games, Ellis got one hit out of 10 at-bats with an RBI..

On September 26, 2008, Ellis made his first appearance in a major league game when he pinch ran for Nomar Garciaparra in the 9th inning in a game against the San Francisco Giants. He then scored his first major league run when he was part of a two-run home run by the Dodgers’ primary catcher Russell Martin. In 4 games, Ellis scored 1 run after 3 plate appearances without a hit.

After starting the 2010 season in the Minors, Ellis was recalled back up to Los Angeles when teammate Brad Ausmus went on the disabled list. On June 6, Ellis had his first career walk off hit to beat the Braves 6-5 in the 11th. He appeared in 44 games with the Dodgers in 2010, hitting .278.

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Ellis split the 2011 season between the Isotopes and the Dodgers. He was in 59 games for Albuquerque, hitting .304 and in 31 games for the Dodgers, hitting .271. On August 24, 2011, he hit his first career home run off Jaime García of the St. Louis Cardinals.

A. J. Ellis Net Worth

A. J. Ellis is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, A. J. Ellis's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Andrew James Ellis (born April 9, 1981), is an American former professional baseball catcher who is currently a Special Assistant to the General Manager in the front office of the San Diego Padres. Ellis played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Miami Marlins, and the Padres, before retiring, following the 2018 season.

Ellis split the 2011 season between the Isotopes and the Dodgers. He was in 59 games for Albuquerque, hitting .304 and in 31 games for the Dodgers, hitting .271. On August 24, 2011, he hit his first career home run off Jaime García of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Ellis became the Dodgers regular starting catcher in 2012. He started the season strong, earning praise from Dodger manager Don Mattingly for his ability to work the count and for his high on-base percentage, as well as his solid defense. He wound up hitting .270 in 133 games for the Dodgers, with 13 home runs and 52 RBI while leading the team in walks with 65.

Ellis returned as the Dodgers starting catcher in 2013, hitting .238 with 10 home runs and 52 RBI. His solo homer on September 19 against the Arizona Diamondbacks was the run that clinched the National League West title for the Dodgers. He also received significant Gold Glove Award consideration for the catcher position (later won by Yadier Molina). He threw out over 50% of runners that tried to steal on him in the season.

A. J. Ellis Wife

According to our records, A. J. Ellis married to Cindy Ellis. As of January 12, 2023, A. J. Ellis’s is not dating anyone.

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On December 12, 2016, Ellis signed a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.As the backup to J.T. Realmuto, he appeared in 51 games, hitting .210 with 6 HR and 14 RBI. He was granted free agency on November 2.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. A. J. Ellis celebrates birthday on April 9 of every year.

On April 5, 2014, Ellis suffered a knee injury when sliding home. He underwent left knee surgery to debride the meniscus on April 7, 2014, a similar surgery he had during the 2012-13 off-season. Ellis was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a clause to miss 4–6 weeks. Ellis caught Clayton Kershaw’s no-hitter on June 18, 2014. Ellis struggled with the bat, hitting only .191 in 93 games, with only 3 home runs and 25 RBIs.

What is AJ Ellis doing now?

A.J. Ellis is in his second year working as a special assistant to Padres general manager A.J. Preller. He conducts his check-ins by Zoom and telephone now, but he spent much of 2019 traveling to San Diego’s affiliates, obtaining a sense of how player development has changed since his minor-league days.

Did AJ Ellis retire?

Ellis played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Miami Marlins, and the Padres, before retiring, following the 2018 season.

Who was Kershaw's favorite catcher?

For Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, he likes throwing to his guys. His guys meaning his favorite catchers. For years it was the veteran AJ Ellis behind the dish for some of prime Kershaw’s greatest hits. Nowadays, it’s Austin Barnes.

How many no hitters does Clayton Kershaw have?

Both pitchers have thrown a no-hitter, with Kershaw owning one and Koufax being the franchise’s all-time leader at four. All-in-all, the Dodgers have thrown the most no-hitters of any MLB team with 26.

Is Austin Barnes a good catcher?

Austin Barnes continued his role as trusted backup catcher for the Dodgers, though in a rarity, that didn’t extend into more October playing time in 2021. Barnes struggled offensively even relative to position, his 79 wRC+ ranking 37th among the 58 major league catchers with at least 150 plate appearances.

Ellis was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies on August 25, 2016 (along with Tommy Bergjans and a player to be named later, who later turned out to be Joey Curletta) for Carlos Ruiz and cash. He played in 11 games for the Phillies, hitting .313 with 1 HR and 9 RBI. He elected free agency after the season.

Ellis hit only .194 in 53 games with the Dodgers in 2016, with his playing time declining after Kershaw was placed on the disabled list at midseason.

On February 14, 2018, Ellis signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres. Ellis’s contract was purchased by the Padres on March 28, 2018, and he was assigned to the Opening Day roster. Ellis posted a .272/.378/.344/.722 batting line with one home run and 15 RBI over 66 games, in what would be his final major league season.

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