Starting pitcher who made his MLB debut with the Oakland Athletics in 2013. He was selected to his first MLB All-Star Game in 2015. In 2017, he was traded to the New York Yankees.
He attended Smyrna High School in Tennessee.
He played college baseball at Vanderbilt University.
His parents are named Cindy and Jesse; his father died in a car accident while Sonny was still in high school.
Cy Young Award-winner Bartolo Colon was his teammate on the A's in 2013.