Will Middlebrooks is most known for playing baseball. Boston Red Sox third baseman who made his major league debut in 2012 and helped the team win the 2013 World Series.He was born in Greenville, Texas, on September 9, 1988. In 2012, the Red Sox moved veteran All-Star Kevin Youkilis to create room for the up-and-coming third baseman. He pitched and played shortstop for Liberty-Eylau High School in Texas.
Will Middlebrooks began his baseball career as a member of the Liberty-Eylau High School team. He was named to the All-State First Team in Class 3A and was named Player of the Year in Class 3A. He had a full scholarship to Texas A&M, but he chose to play in the major league instead.
The Boston Red Sox selected Middlebrooks in the fifth round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. He played for the Lowell Spinners of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League in 2008, the Greenville Drive of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2009, the Salem Red Sox of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League in 2010, the Portland Sea Dogs of the Class AA Eastern League in 2011, and the Pawtucket Red Sox of the Class AAA International League in 2012.
In 2012, he was a member of Boston’s Red Sox. In 2013, Middlebrooks was instrumental in the team’s World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
On September 9, 1988, in Greenville, Texas, William Scott Middlebrooks was born. Jenny Dell, a reporter for the New England Sports Network, is his girlfriend.
Middlebrooks believes he’s the type of player who can handle the pressures of Boston, and his first season in the majors hasn’t dissuaded analysts: the 23-year-old hit.288/.325/.509 in his first 76 big-league games, despite sharing the spotlight and the pressure of success with Kevin Youkilis, who is now gone. Middlebrooks was unable to complete the season due to a season-ending broken wrist, but he is expected to be fully recovered in time for the 2013 campaign. Middlebrooks will have the opportunity to show that he belongs among the select group of Boston young players who have signed extensions.
Middlebrooks signed a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers on December 15, 2015, which included an invitation to spring training. Starting the 2016 season, the Brewers assigned him to the PCL’s Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Prior to his promotion to the major leagues on July 4, Middlebrooks batted.282 with 10 home runs and 47 RBIs for Colorado Springs. He went on the injured list with a strained leg after batting.111 in ten games for Milwaukee. On August 30, he was activated off the disabled list and outrighted from the Brewers’ 40-man roster.
On November 11, 2016, Middlebrooks signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. He started the 2017 season with the PCL’s Round Rock Express. He played for the Express for the majority of 2017 until being called up by the Rangers in September. On September 6, 2017, against the Atlanta Braves, he became the first player in almost 100 years to hit a pinch-hit triple in both games of a doubleheader.
On January 3, 2018, Middlebrooks signed a minor-league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, which included an invitation to spring training. Middlebrooks broke his leg in a spring training game against the Orioles on February 25, and he did not play in a game during the 2018 season as a result of the injury. On November 2, 2018, he chose free agency and announced his retirement on January 10, 2019