Max Dorian Fried is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. His 17 wins in 2019 were 2nd-most in the National League. Fried is married to reagan gunnels, and has two children.
About Max Fried in brief
Max Dorian Fried is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. He made his major league debut in 2017. His 17 wins in 2019 were 2nd-most in the National League. In 2020 he won the NL Gold Glove Award and the Fielding Bible Award at pitcher. Fried was born and grew up in Santa Monica, California, the middle son of Carrie and Jonathan Fried, and is Jewish. His younger brother Jake, also a pitcher, attends the University of Arizona. He is married to reagan gunnels, and has two children. Fried is a member of the U.S. Maccabiah Games Team USA Juniors baseball team, which won a gold medal in 2009. He also played for the Israel national baseball team in 2009, and was named to the All-American All-Star Team. He has a brother, Jake, who also plays baseball for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Fried has a son, Jake Fried, who is also a baseball player for the Diamondbacks, and a daughter, Emily Fried, a first-round MLB draft pick in 2012. Fried also has a sister, Emily, who plays for the San Francisco Giants.
He played for Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. He attended Montclair College Preparatory School, in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, where he played baseball, football, and basketball. In his junior year Fried was 7–3 with a 1. 31 ERA, with 100 strikeouts in 69 innings, as he also played outfield and batted. 360 with four home runs and 30 RBIs. Fried played with fellow MLB pitchers Sandy Koufax and Lucas Giolito in honor of Sandy. He chose to sign with the Padres for USD 3 million instead of the UCLA Bruins baseball team. Fried made his professional League debut for Arizona in 2012 and was a Rawlings-Perfect Game selection for the 2012 Arizona League 1st Gamest Game. He won the Rawlings Team All- American All-star Game in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. In 2012 Fried was 8–2 with a 2.02 ERA and 105 strikeouts in 66 innings in his senior year in 2012; in 2013 he was 8-2 with 2. 02 ERA, 105 strikeouts and 105 innings in 2014. In 2015 he was named the Olympic League MVP and to the Division V first team.