Joc Russell Pederson is an American professional baseball outfielder for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He was born on April 21, 1992. (MLB). He was a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, and Atlanta Braves in the past.
Pederson was named to the National League All-Star team after starting the 2015 season as the Dodgers’ starting center fielder. In the 2015 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, he advanced to the final round but lost to Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier.
Pederson blasted 20 home runs before the All-Star break, but only six afterward, and he lost his starting job at the end of the season. With 25 home runs in 2016, he became the first Dodger to hit at least 25 in each of his first two seasons.
He was frequently utilized as a platoon pitcher over the next few years, getting starts against right-handed opponents.
He had his finest season to that point in his career in 2019, hitting 36 home runs and competing in his second Home Run Derby. In 2020, he batted just.190, but he had four hits in ten at-bats in the World Series, helping the Dodgers win the title.
Joc Pederson Wife
In January 2018, Pederson married longtime girlfriend Kelsey Williams. They dwell in California’s Studio City. Their daughter was born in October 2018, during the National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers. The couple’s son was born a month before the Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2020 World Series.