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Christopher Jake Newberry (born November 20, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Jake Newberry
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Newberry with the Omaha Storm Chasers in 2018
Kansas City Royals – No. 68
Pitcher
Born: (1994-11-20) November 20, 1994 (age 24)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 20, 2018, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
(through August 19, 2019)
Win–loss record3–0
Earned run average3.70
Strikeouts36
Teams

CareerEdit

Newberry attended Mira Mesa Senior High School in San Diego, California.[1] The Royals selected him in the 37th round of the 2012 MLB draft. He signed with the Royals, beginning his professional career.[2] The Royals promoted him to the major leagues on August 18, 2018.[3][4][5] He made his major league debut on August 20.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Four-run hole no problem as Mira Mesa climbs back to win". The San Diego Union-Tribune. May 23, 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2018.
  2. ^ https://theathletic.com/487290/2018/08/23/from-the-37th-round-to-the-royals-the-unlikely-story-of-rookie-pitcher-jake-newberry/
  3. ^ Rieper, Max. "Royals call up reliever Jake Newberry". Royals Review. Retrieved August 18, 2018.
  4. ^ FOX Sports Kansas City (June 13, 2018). "Royals option Jason Adam to Triple-A, call up Jake Newberry". FOX Sports. Retrieved August 18, 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article216966405.html
  6. ^ http://www.wibw.com/content/news/Yarbrough-Rays-post-another-shutout-1-0-over-Royals-491319711.html

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