Baseball Player and Fisherman
We are always on the lookout for upcoming and promising social media influencers, and today we are introducing @david_mckay27, and his numbers are very promising.
At the time of writing this article, @david_mckay27 has already gathered 800 followers on his Instagram profile @david_mckay27 and his numbers are very promising. followers are very active, and the press is picking up on that. Over the past few weeks, numerous blog posts and online articles have shown up about this sudden rise in fame.
By looking at the SocialBlade statistics of @david_mckay27 , we can tell that the current growth rate is very promising and we wouldn’t be surprised if the follow-count will double in the next couple of weeks. The feed style is just something entirely different than we are used to, and a lot of people seem to agree with us.
We’re super excited to see where @david_mckay27 will take this. Hopefully, @david_mckay27 will maintain this style and keeps uploading on a consistent basis, something that is one of the key-factors of gaining more fans.
McKay attended and played baseball at Viera High School in Viera, Florida. He was selected by the New York Mets in the 30th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft out of high school but opted to attend Florida Atlantic University to play college baseball for the Florida Atlantic Owls instead. McKay played three seasons for the Owls, receiving a medical red shirt as a freshman after an injury cut his season short after two games. As a red shirt sophomore, McKay went 3-6 with 3.74 ERA and a team-leading 66 strikeouts and .222 batting average against in 74.2 innings pitched.
McKay was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 14th round, 433rd overall, of the 2016 MLB draft.
He played for the Burlington Royals in his debut season of 2016, accumulating a 3–3 record with a 2.64 ERA in 44 innings. He split 2017 between the Idaho Falls Chukars and the Lexington Legends, accumulating a 6–5 record with a 7.21 ERA in 88.2 innings.
On March 20, 2018, McKay was traded to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for $1 in cash considerations. He split the 2018 season between the Modesto Nuts, the Arkansas Travelers, and the Tacoma Rainiers, accumulating a 6–2 record with a 2.58 ERA in 58 innings. McKay played for the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League after the 2018 regular season.
On January 24, 2019, McKay was invited to major league spring training with the Mariners. McKay was called up to the majors for the first time on March 30, 2019. He was optioned to the Tacoma Rainiers on April 2, without appearing in a game. He was recalled to the major league roster on May 19, and made his debut on May 20 versus the Texas Rangers. During the 2019 season with Tacoma, McKay posted a 3–1 record, with a 5.15 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 30 appearances.
On August 6, 2019, McKay was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Tigers. He was called up on August 14 and made his Tigers debut the next day against Seattle, the team he made his MLB debut with earlier in the season. In 19 1⁄3 innings, he struck out 29.
We have done some research, and it seems like there are already some impersonation accounts, people that are trying to piggy-back on @david_mckay27 success. We hope that Instagram will take action soon by verifying @david_mckay27.
Make sure to check out @david_mckay27on Instagram and follow the page. It seems very promising and we think that @david_mckay27 may very well become the next A-list influencer within @david_mckay27 market.