Between 1985 and 1996, Lenny Dykstra wowed the baseball audience across the United States and beyond as he played in the Major League Baseball (MLB). The former player for New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies was decorated with plenty of accolades in those days including being a three-time All-star winner. Besides, apart from being a World Series champion, he also received a Silver Slugger Award. Happily, after retiring, Lenny has been adequately succeeded in the field by his own son Cutter Dykstra who happens to be the focus of our attention here.
Cutter who is deemed to have adequately filled the big shoe of his father Lenny in their chosen profession was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers during the 2008 MLB Draft. After a very sterling career that spanned 8 years, he was released from the league in 2016. Here are all the facts you need to know about the star including what has been taking his energy since he was released.
The former baseball player Cutter Dykstra who now works as a free agent was born in 1989 in Manhasset, New York. He is an American national who belongs to the white Caucasian race and lights the birthday candle on June 29 every year. As already mentioned, Cutter’s father is the popular baseball veteran Lenny Dykstra who played as a central midfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his mother is Terri Dykstra. He has a younger brother in the person of Luke Avery Dykstra who was released from the MLB in 2018 after a season playing for Springfield Cardinals. Cutter also has one other brother named Gavin.
Cutter Dykstra attended Westlake High School in California alongside his brother Luke. The two brothers regularly made it into the Westlake baseball team. After graduating from High School, Cutter was offered an athletic scholarship into The University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). He had a choice between going to college on the scholarship or getting drafted right from high school. He went with the latter option.
Playing in the Major League Baseball, Cutter has over the years repped Potomac Nationals, Hagerstown Suns, Helena Brewers, AZL Brewers, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, Syracuse Chiefs, Auburn Doubledays and Harrisburg Senators, all of which are Minor league teams. Cutter, He bats and throws with his right hand, played as an outfielder, second baseman and third baseman for these teams.
Cutter Dykstra’s Family Life
Cutter Dykstra is married to the American singer and actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler. As an actress, Sigler is probably most famous for her role as ‘Meadow Soprano’ on the HBO Series The Sopranos. Like Cutter, Sigler also comes from a family of baseball henchmen. For instance, her father Steve Sigler who has Jewish, Greek, Romanian and Sephardi roots, was the founder of Men’s Senior Baseball League. As for her mother Connie Siglar, she is a Cuban Catholic who converted to Judaism in order to marry Cutter’s father Steve. Interestingly, Cutter’s wife Sigler – who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2016 – is 8 years older than him.
After a few years dating each other, Cutter and Jamie-Lyn got married in 2016 in a wedding ceremony that held at Parker Palm Springs Hotel in Palm Springs, California in front of over 150 guests that included the couple’s parents, family members, friends, Cutter’s teammates, Sigler’s colleagues and more.
So far, the marriage has been blessed with two sons named Beau Kyle Dykstra and Jack Adam Dykstra. Beau was born in 2013 while his younger brother Jack was born five years later (2018).
Sigler’s marriage to Cutter Dykstra is not her first. She was first married to the actor Abraxas Joseph DiScala (more popularly known as A.J. DiScala) between 2003 and 2006. The marriage ended in a divorce.
Earnings And Net Worth
Cutter Dykstra’s net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million by 2019 sources. He has gathered this net worth mostly through his baseball career.
After his college career at UCLA, the athlete started his professional career in 2008 as already said after being drafted by The Milwaukee Brewers in the second round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft. Until being released from the league in June 2016, Cutter played in the Washington Nationals organization Class AAA team (Syracuse Chiefs) among other teams that dot his eight-year career.