All About Mike Tauchman: Debut, Personal Life, Awards Received.

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Mike Tauchman

All about Mike Tauchman: Baseball Career 

Michael Robert Tauchman, widely known as Mike Tauchman, is an American professional baseball outfielder. He is currently playing for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Mike has previously played in MLB for the Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and San Francisco Giants. He has also played for the Hanwha Eagles in the KBO League. Mike Tauchman made his MLB debut in the year 2017. Tauchman was a pure devotee of baseball from a young age. He used to play baseball when he was in high school. After years of playing for several teams, on 13 January 2023, Tauchman signed a contract with the Chicago Cubs organization. Mike Tauchman has signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs with an average salary of $19.5 million. 

Mike has won several awards in his tremendous baseball journey till now. He has won many prestigious awards while being a minor-league baseball player. He won Mid-Season All-Star twice, Post-Season All-Star three times, once Northwest League Player of the Week, once Pacific Coast League Player of the Week, and once Pacific Coast League Player of the Month. 

Tauchman has been also honored with the ‘Colorado Rockies Organizational All-Star’ in the years 2017 and 2018. 

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Mike Tauchman, Playing for Chicago Cubs

Personal life: Mike Tauchman and Eileen Ristau

As per the reports, Mike Tauchman and Eileen Ristau met each other as they were studying at the same institution. They started dating each other in 2012. After a six-year-long relationship, they decided to get married. On the 17th of January, 2017, the couple happily tied knot with each others. Currently, both are living in their house in the United States together with their pet, Kota. 

Eileen Tauchman is the Freelance Marketing Professional of EFRT Marketing. She is a marketing consultant who worked as a digital online marketer, blog writer, social media marketer, content creator, project manager, and Email marketer.

She is also the marketing communication specialist in Assurance where she worked for almost a year. For CompTIA, she worked as an AITP Membership Marketing Manager, Certifications Marketing Specialist, Certifications Marketing Coordinator, and Partner Marketing Intern. She has also worked at Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Bradley University, Mintel, and Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce. Eileen Tauchman has also volunteered in New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity, Peoria Park District, and OSF Health Care.

Mike Tauchman and Eileen Tauchman both have active participation on social media. The couple frequently shares updates about their lives on social media. The couple also runs their blog account on Instagram as “Tauchtravels” together. 

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Mike Tauchman with wife Eileen Tauchman and pet Kota

Mike Tauchman has made a significant existence of his own in baseball history. As a player of the Chicago Cubs, Mike Tauchman has the nickname “The Palatine Pounder.” He is known for his fantastic performance on the field. Currently, Tauchman is looking forward to playing his best for the Chicago Cubs in his ongoing contract.

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Mike Tauchman, Chicago Cubs