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Michael Ynoa

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

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Ynoa, signed by the A's as a 16-year-old in 2008, has been oft injured and even when healthy, not particularly effective. He struggled in 2014 at High-A Stockton, allowing a 5.52 ERA over 45.2 innings...

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LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 210   DOB: 9/24/1991   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to terms with the White Sox in March 2015.

April 13, 2015  –  Michael Ynoa News

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Ynoa left Sunday's game for High-A Winston Salem after one pitch due to an undisclosed injury.

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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 18 R PHO 3 3 0 9.0 6 5 1 11 4 0 1 0 0 0 5.00 1.11
2012 20 R PHO 8 6 0 10.0 11 6 1 6 9 0 1 0 0 0 5.40 2.00
2012 20 A VER 8 6 0 20.2 20 16 2 19 16 1 3 0 0 0 6.97 1.78
2013 21 A+ STO 7 6 0 21.0 23 18 2 20 17 1 2 1 0 0 7.71 1.90
2013 21 A BEL 7 15 0 54.2 45 13 3 48 18 2 1 0 0 0 2.14 1.16
2014 22 A+ STO 31 0 0 45.2 42 28 5 64 21 4 2 0 0 0 5.52 1.39
2015 23 A WIN 14 0 0 18.1 20 6 0 19 11 0 2 4 0 0 2.95 1.71

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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 18 R PHO 3 3 9.0 11.00 4.00 2.75 1.00 55.6% 5.00 3.87 .258
2012 20 R PHO 8 6 10.0 5.40 8.10 0.67 0.90 73.7% 5.40 6.30 .311
2012 20 A VER 8 6 20.2 8.47 7.13 1.19 0.89 58.8% 6.97 5.43 .322
2013 21 A+ STO 7 6 21.0 8.57 7.29 1.18 0.86 57.9% 7.71 5.25 .349
2013 21 A BEL 7 15 54.2 7.97 2.99 2.67 0.50 83.3% 2.14 3.53 .286
2014 22 A+ STO 31 0 45.2 12.74 4.18 3.05 1.00 60.3% 5.52 3.53 .368
2015 23 A WIN 14 0 18.1 9.45 5.47 1.73 0.00 80.6% 2.95 3.59 .384

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Michael Ynoa: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ynoa was optioned to Double-A Birmingham on Wednesday.

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General manager Rick Hahn said he could envision Ynoa throwing in the back of the White Sox's bullpen "in the not-too-distant future," the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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The A's traded Ynoa and Jeff Samardzija to the White Sox on Tuesday in exchange for Marcus Semien, Chris Bassitt, Josh Phegley and Rangel Ravelo.

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Ynoa has been moved to the bullpen at High-A Stockton, Baseball America's Matt Eddy reports.

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Ynoa was optioned to High-A Stockton on Monday.

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Ynoa was rocked for five runs on five hits and six walks with one strikeout over just two innings against High-A San Jose on Sunday.

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Ynoa reported to spring training Thursday after fully recovering from a case of the chicken pox, CSN Bay Area reports.

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Ynoa made his return to the mound in 2012 for the first time in two years, after having undergone Tommy John surgery. He finished the year with a 6.46 ERA in 30.2 innings with 25 strikeouts and 25 walks.

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Ynoa (elbow) continues to make progress in a throwing program, working himself up to a mound progression, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports. The hope of director of player development Keith Lieppman is that Ynoa will be ready to pitch in the Arizona Summer League by mid-summer.

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2015

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2014

The A's signed Ynoa to a record signing bonus when he was 16 years old, and he proceeded to miss two entire seasons with arm issues in 2009 and 2011. Ynoa had his biggest workload in 2013, throwing 75.2 innings over 21 starts between Low-A and High A. He thrived at Low-A Beloit (2.14 ERA in 54.2 innings), but struggled with a 7.71 ERA over 21 innings upon his promotion to High-A Stockton. Even with the disappointing results after the promotion, Ynoa showed flashes of the talent the A's saw when they signed him by carrying a 8.6 K/9 in 2013, but his control issues (4.2 BB/9) need to be fixed if he is ever going to fulfill the hype that surrounded him when he was signed.

2009

Inoa is expected to pitch in the Arizona Rookie League at some point in 2009 after the A's won a well-publicized bidding war for the then 16-year-old's services. He didn't pitch at all last summer after signing, but has begun to throw for the A's at their academy down in the Dominican Republic. He's considered a once-in-a-decade talent, and the sky is considered the limit if he can stay healthy. The A's recent track record of developing pitching talent played a large role in Inoa's decision.