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Yamamoto ready for MLB draft day

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

 

In less than 24 hours, dozens of young baseball stars will have their lives altered after day one of the Major League Baseball draft.

One player who will be awaiting a call is former St. Louis pitcher Jordan Yamamoto.

Regarded as a top 200 prospect according to MLB.com, Yamamoto possess a fastball in the mid 90's and has a legit three-pitch arsenal.

"I just like to go in to matter who the batter is I just like to mow them down no matter what. I just take that mentality and just work with it because I don't really worry about the batter and what he can do because  no matter what they have to hit off of me and I have to pitch to them, so I  might as well be the guy on top."

If Yamamoto isn't selected in a round he likes, he'll attend the University of Arizona on a full scholarship.

 

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