Hawaii's Yamamoto called-up by Marlins, expected to make MLB debut on Wednesday
Yamamoto is expected to make his Major League Baseball debut on Wednesday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Saint Louis graduate Jordan Yamamoto has been promoted by the Miami Marlins and is expected to make his Major League Baseball debut on Wednesday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cardinals have fellow Hawaii-native Kolten Wong on their roster.
Yamamoto, now 23 years old, is one of the four players Miami received in the 2017-18 offseason deal that sent future MVP Christian Yelich to the Brewers.
So far in 2019, Yamamoto has turned in a strong 3.58 ERA through 65 1/3 innings of work. In all, he has a 3.28 ERA in 82 1/3 innings of Double-A ball.