SP,RP - FA - RET
Free agent pitcher Jordan Yamamoto announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Monday.
Yamamoto retires after a brief big-league career that saw him pitch to a 6.05 ERA across 96 2/3 innings between the Marlins and Mets organizations. After tossing a solid 4.46 ERA across 15 starts as a rookie in his age-23 season in 2019, Yamamoto struggled with injuries and performance in three seasons since. He split the 2022 season between the High-A, Double-A, and Triple-A levels, most recently pitching to an 8.27 ERA across 16 1/3 innings at Triple-A. The 26-year-old Hawaii native last pitched 6 2/3 innings of 4.05 ERA ball with the Mets in the 2021 campaign.
The Mets placed pitcher Jordan Yamamoto (shoulder) on the 10-day injured list Tuesday.
Yamamoto exited Sunday’s start early due to shoulder soreness. He was placed on the 10-day injured list Mets ace Jacob deGrom was activated ahead of Tuesday’s start in a corresponding move. It's unclear when Yamamoto will return and he’ll most likely return as a reliever once activated.
Mets RHP Jordan Yamamoto left Sunday's start due to shoulder soreness.
Yamamoto gave up four runs in four innings in this one. There's no word yet on the severity of the injury.
Jordan Yamamoto allowed one run on four hits with one strikeout in two and two-thirds innings.
Yamamoto made his season debut on Wednesday.
Mets pitcher Jordan Yamamoto was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday.
Yamamoto was recalled by the Mets on Tuesday and allowed one run on four hits across two 2/3 innings in his only relief appearance. He was optioned to Triple-A on Thursday. The Mets recalled pitcher Tommy Hunter in a corresponding move.