April 20, 1990 |
|Bats: Left||Throws: Right|
Pedro Okuda (born Marilia, Brazil) is a professional baseball shortstop in the Seattle Mariners organization. Though he was born in Brazil, Okuda attended Honjo Daiichi High School in Saitama, Japan. He will play for the Brazil national baseball team at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.April 20, 1990 in
He was signed by Yasushi Yamamoto and Pat Kelly, scouts for the Mariners, on December 16, 2009. Though he has not yet graduated from high school, Okuda is expected to report to the Mariners Venezuelan League affiliate after his completion of school.
|“||Pedro is a player who has a lot of spirit and enthusiasm and we look forward to watching him develop in the Seattle Mariners organization.||”|
- Larry Stone (December 16, 2009). "Brazilian-born shortstop from Japan signs with Seattle and will report to Venezuela". The Seattle Times (seattletimes.nwsource.com). Retrieved 2009-12-16.
- Alden Gonzalez (December 16, 2009). "Mariners sign 19-year-old Okuda". Major League Baseball. mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
- Felix Hernandez leads group of Mariners to play in World Baseball Classic
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)