Ruben Amaro Jr. Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Ruben Amaro Jr. Bio, Wiki

Ruben Amaro, Jr. is an American former professional baseball outfielder and General manager (GM working for MLB Network, serving as Broadcast Analyst. He has been working with this station since April 2022.

Ruben Amaro Jr. Age

Amaro, Jr. is 58 years old as of 2023. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on the 12th of February 1965.

Ruben Amaro Jr. Height

Amaro stands approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1. 78 ) and weighs around 77 kg.

Ruben Amaro Jr. Education

For his education, Ruben attended William Penn Charter School where he graduated and earned his degree in 1983.

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Ruben Amaro Jr. Career

Amaro Jr. is a veteran front office executive, and an analyst appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight. Following his 8 years playing profession as an outfielder, he was appointed the assistant general manager for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1998 before ascending to executive vice president and general manager in November 2008. The Phillies grabbed the National League East division title in 2011, 2010, and 2009, the first three years under Amaro’s direction. During his time there, the Phillies earned the 2009 National League pennant and completed with the best record in the Major Leagues in 2011 and 2010.

Following his tenure with the Phillies, Amaro transitioned to the field serving as the Boston Red Sox’s first base coach in 2016 and 2017, prior to becoming the Mets’ first base coach in 2018. In 2019, he shifted to the Mets’ front office as a special advisor. Amaro also presents to NBC Sports Philadelphia as a Phillies analyst. Besides being a Broadcast Analyst, Amaro is co-establisher of the Richie Ashburn Harry Kalas Foundation, which delivers baseball camps for underprivileged kids in the Delaware Valley. He also operates on the local YMCA board in Philadelphia.

Ruben Amaro Jr. Net Worth

In Ruben’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million and $ 5 million

Ruben Amaro Jr. Salary

Ruben acquires annual earnings that range between $ 133, 607 and $ 279, 345.

Ruben Amaro Jr. Parents and Siblings

Amaro was born and raised to parents in the Rhawnhurst neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia. He is the son of Judy Amaro-Perez(mother) and Rubén Amaro Sr.(father). Amaro is Jewish. His mom is of Russian-Jewish heritage and his father was a Catholic Mexican-Cuban. From 1980 to 1983, his dad was their first base coach.

Ruben Amaro Jr.’s Wife

Amaro is currently single. Previously, he was married to Virginia Machado whom he met in Venezuela. The duo’s wedding happened on December 6, 1996, and they had two daughters, Andrea and Sophia. Their union ended in divorce.

Ruben Amaro Jr. MLB Network

Amaro works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. A.J. Andrews
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Alex Avila
  5. Ron Darling
  6. Ryan Dempster
  7. Mark DeRosa
  8. Robert Flores
  9. Cliff Floyd
  10. Peter Gammons
  11. Lauren Gardner
  12. Jon Heyman
  13. Brian Kenny
  14. Al Leiter
  15. Mike Lowell
  16. Keiana Martin
  17. Pedro Martinez
  18. Cameron Maybin
  19. Kevin Millar
  20. Jon Morosi
  21. Kelly Nash
  22. Melanie Newman
  23. Dan O’Dowd
  24. Jake Peavy
  25. Hunter Pence
  26. Carlos Peña
  27. Bo Porter
  28. Albert Pujols
  29. Harold Reynolds
  30. Bill Ripken
  31. Alanna Rizzo
  32. Christopher Russo
  33. Siera Santos
  34. Xavier Scruggs
  35. Lauren Shehadi
  36. Joel Sherman
  37. Jim Thome
  38. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Ruben Amaro Jr. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Amaro Jr. is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 27.8K Followers 979 followers on his Facebook page, and 2,383 Followers, on his Instagram account.