Who is Austin Maddox as ex-MLB pitcher is arrested in child predator sting, what is his net worth and does he have a wife

Who is Austin Maddox as ex-MLB pitcher is arrested in child predator sting, what is his net worth and does he have a wife

Here is all you need to know about Austin Maddox along with his net worth, bio, wife and more as the baseball pitcher arrested in an underage s*x sting operation

The Boston Red Sox pitcher Austin Maddox was placed under arrest in Florida on Monday as part of an underage s*x racket, according to officials.

According to Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters, Maddox was one of 27 people taken into custody during a multi-agency operation that came to an end at the end of last month.

They may have used the internet to look for s*x with people they believed to be children, authorities claim. According to the arrest report, on April 28, Maddox pretended to be a minor female and started conversing with an undercover agent.

Who is Austin Maddox as ex-MLB pitcher is arrested in child predator sting and what is his net worth and does he have a wife

Investigators stated he showed a desire to have s*x with her even after she told him she was fourteen. Maddox was arrested by police after he agreed to meet the girl at a predetermined location.

The 33-year-old is being held in jail on a $300,000 bond due to four criminal counts against him, one of which includes using a computer to recruit a child and going to a meeting.  

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This happened just four years after Maddox decided to retire from professional baseball due to a lack of success in his career, despite being given a lucrative deal that would have boosted his riches.

Now that people are curious to know his salary and contract details amid the wrongdoings let us have a look into it. 

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What is Austin Maddox’’s salary and net worth? 

After playing baseball for the University of Florida, the Jacksonville native was drafted by the Red Sox in the 2012 MLB Draft. Maddox agreed to a $350,000 signing bonus when he signed a deal.

According to The Baseball Cube, he made $535,00 in 2017, the lowest wage permitted by the league, which is significantly less than the little over $4 million average compensation for all of MLB.

He played in the minor leagues for several years before making his Major League Baseball debut in 2017. Before having to return to the minor leagues due to injury, he was only with the squad for three months. 

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Before a relapse of his shoulder problem in 2018, his salary increased to $545,000. He decided to retire in 2019 when the Red Sox released him. He is single and unmarried.

While the exact figure of his net worth is not known, he is thought to have built up seven-figure earnings from his seven-year career.

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