Blake Bivens Wiki
Blake Bivens was born on August 11, 1995, and from Sutherlin, VA. He is Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher and he was Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 4th round of the 2014 MLB June Amateur Draft from George Washington.
On Tuesday, Bivens’s wife, Emily Bernard Bivens was among three people shot and killed in a triple homicide along with Emily’s mother. The suspect his Emily’s brother named Matthew Bernard who is 18 years old.
He killed his mother, sister and 1-year-old nephew at his home in rural Pittsylvania County and was taken into custody by police while running naked through Keeling, Virginia, hours after the murders.
This incident occurred on the morning of August 27. Curently, Pittsylvania County Police Department has arrested Bernard on three counts of first-degree murder and Police say when they arrived at the home, they found a woman dead in the driveway of the residence. When police entered the home, they found another woman and a child dead.
According to WSLS-TV, the family’s dog was also shot and killed. Matthew Bernard’s father, Nelson Bernard, was not killed, but the suspect’s uncle told the news station that Nelson Bernard was home at the time of the murders.
The Montgomery Biscuits postponed their Game after Blake Bivens learned his wife of 3 years & his 1-Year-Old Son had been Murdered. The Tampa Bay Rays organization Tweeted.
“Earlier today we learned that Blake Bivens, a pitcher with our Double-A affiliate, the Montgomery Biscuits, suffered a terrible family tragedy in southern Virginia,” the Rays’ statement read. “Our hearts are broken for Blake. We are grieving with him and will support him any way we can. We ask that everyone respect the privacy of the Bivens family and the Biscuits family during this extremely difficult time.”
We're with you, Blake. pic.twitter.com/gJqdUCIf7p
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 28, 2019
Who is Matthew Bernard?
Matthew Bernard graduated from Dan River High School in 2019. He had been attending a local community college and had been attending Danville Community College.
Blake Bivens Wife
He tied the knot with his Wife Emily Bernard Bivens on January 9, 2016, and they had a baby named Cullen Biven (born in June 2018). Blake Bivens and Emily Bernard Bivens were high school sweethearts and were engaged in 2015.
On January 17, 2016, he shared the photo of a wife on Instagram and wrote “Life with this babe is going to be !!!! Love you!”
In June, on his birthday, Blake Bivens posted photos and videos of his son and wrote, “Happy 1st Birthday to my little man! Daddy loves you!” Additionally, Balke Instagram page is filled with loving messages and photos of his family. He wrote in January 2018, “Happy 2nd Anniversary to the life partner anyone can ask for! Love you.”
Bivens’ entire account seems to be a tribute to his life with his wife. Moreover, Emily Instagram account is set to private but her Bio reads “Follower of Jesus | Blake’s wife and Cullen’s mama. Amazed by His grace.”
Blake Bivens Age
How old is he? was born on August 11, 1995, and from Sutherlin, VA and he is 25 years old as of 2019. However, there is not much information about his father, mother, and siblings.
He started his career in Baseball at the age of 18 and played for GCL Rays. He is Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher and he was Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 4th round of the 2014 MLB June Amateur Draft from George Washington and signed for $462,500.
Blake Bivens Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is $950K USD as of 2019. He stands 5 feet 9 inch tall and weighs around 78 KG.