Clayton Beeter

Clayton Beeter is a well-known baseball player from the United States. He is a pitcher, right-handed thrower, and batter. He is a well-known Texas Tech product who will be 24 in October 2022. Clayton Beeter made headlines in August 2022 after being moved from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the New York Yankees before of the MLB trade deadline in exchange for Joey Gallo.

Early Life

Clayton Beeter was born on October 9, 1998, and will be 23 years old in 2021. Mike and Lana Beeter, his loving and caring parents, raised him in Fort Worth, Texas. He spent his youth with his other sibling, Jaclyn (brother).

Clayton Beeter’s Professional Career

Senior High School

Beeter played baseball for Birdville High School in Colleyville, Texas, for four years. He was coached by Vance Bonner, the team’s head coach. Beeter led his squad to a District Championship in 2014, as well as two Bi-District Championships in 2015 and 2017. During his senior year, he was named first-team All-District after striking out 106 batters in 55 innings thrown and posting a 0.81 ERA. During his high school career, Perfect Game ranked him as the 125th top high school prospect in Texas. He also played football and was a three-year letter winner, as well as being named first-team All-District in his freshman and sophomore seasons.

Texas A&M University Career (2018-2020)

Season of the Redshirt

Beeter was named All-American by two magazines, was named to the All-Big 12-second team, was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, and was named Academic All-Big 12 First Team. While entering 2020 (which was cut short due to COVID), he was tied for eighth on the school’s career saves chart with eight. He set a school record with three saves during the Big 12 season, where he tied for seventh.


Clayton Beeter studied Mechanical Engineering and was named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team. placed him 27th in the country as a starting pitcher. In’s conference wrap, he was ranked number 5 as an overall prospect in the Big 12 and number 53 nationwide. Clayton’s career ERA of 2.81 ranked him eighth all-time at the school. He tied for eighth in the school record with eight career saves in 2019. On March 6, 2020, he became the fourth Red Raider to strike out a Rip Griffin Park-record 12 hitters in a game, as the team was playing Rice.


Clayton Beeter was chosen by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Competitive Balance Round B with the number 66 and in the overall draft. He was the sixth highest Red Raider picked by the Los Angeles Dodgers and the third highest pitcher.

From Injury to Draft Season: An Overview

Beeter had Tommy John surgery before the start of his debut season with the Red Raiders in December 2017, and he had another arthroscopic follow-up six months later. He had a successful freshman season at Texas Tech and was redshirted into his sophomore season without incident. He also helped Texas Tech reach the College World Series semifinals, recording eight saves and four good starts.

Beater was paid a salary of $1,196,500, but due to the rigorous innings count in his first season with the club, he made his first appearance following the draft in 2021, throwing 52 13 innings in 28 games, 27 of which were starts. He was drafted in 2020, but before the first day of the draft, he fell and was injured as a result of the plethora of injuries he sustained in college.

Private Life

Erin Burk is Clayton’s girlfriend’s name. Both are high school classmates who display their affection for one another on their Instagram feeds. Burk occasionally travels across the country to show her support for her boyfriend, and Clayton Beeter also expresses his love for his girlfriend on social media, praising her for attending his games.

Erin Burk attended Birdville High School and Texas Tech University, where she earned a BS in Kinesiology with a Minor in Psychology in 2020. Her parents, Joan Burk and Randall Jon Burk raised her since she was born in 1998. Erik is one of four children born to her parents, and she grew up with two brothers and one sister. Nathan and Tyler Burk are the brothers’ names, while Alli Burk is their sister’s name.

Clayton Beeter’s Net worth

Clayton Beeter is undoubtedly handsomely compensated for his baseball performances. During his MLB draft, he was also offered a $1 million contract. If he continued to be dedicated to his games as he had been, he might easily earn $5 million.