Clay Holmes is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Clayton Walter Holmes was born on March 27, 1993, in Dothan, Alabama, United States. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft out of Slocomb High School in Slocomb, Alabama.
Clay Holmes later forgo his commitment to play college baseball at Auburn University and signed with the Pirates who gave him a $1.2 million signing bonus. Clay Holmes made his professional debut in 2012 with the State College Spikes.
Clay Holmes made his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 6, 2018, against the Cincinnati Reds. He was later traded Holmes to the New York Yankees in exchange for Diego Castillo and Hoy Park on July 26, 2021.
Clay Holmes is a converted starter and came to the New York Yankees from Pittsburgh, with an ERA near 5.00 and a BB% over 13%. He led the majors with a 72.8% ground ball rate at the time of the move.
Who Is Clay Holmes’ Wife Ashlyn Holmes?
Clay Holmes is presently married to his longtime partner, Ashlyn Walter Holmes. Ashlyn Holmes was born on October 20. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication in 2016 from Auburn University where she also minored in Spanish.
Ashlyn Holmes is presently working as the Senior Marketing Projects Coordinator in a marketing agency, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP located in Greater Nashville Area, Tennessee, United States.
Ashlyn Walter and Clay Holmes met at Auburn University and tied the knot in 2019 after Clay proposed in 2018.