Jordan Yamamoto
Jordan Yamamoto
24-Year-Old PitcherRP
New York Mets
2021 Fantasy Outlook
Yamamoto opened the season at the Marlins' alternate site but was quickly called up after the squad's COVID-19 outbreak. He made three appearances before being mercifully sent back down with a 11.42 ERA and 2.42 WHIP in just 8.2 innings, allowing four homers in that span. Yamamoto was recalled for one more appearance where he took one for the team, allowing 12 earned runs in only 2.2 innings. While the righty isn't as bad as he pitched last season, he has a lot of work to do to ensure a spot on the major-league roster, let alone be fantasy relevant. Most notably, Yamamoto needs to refine his command and control as he isn't going to blow anyone away with a 93-mph fastball. Miami has several up-and-coming arms, so it appears Yamamoto will be out of the mix until he reestablishes himself in the minors. Read Past Outlooks
RANKSFrom Preseason
#601
ADP
$Traded to the Mets in February of 2021.
Sent back down
PNew York Mets  AAA
May 6, 2021
Yamamoto was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday.
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Yamamoto was recalled by the Mets on Tuesday and earned the win in relief during his season debut against the Cardinals on Wednesday. He allowed one run on four hits and no walks while striking out one in 2.2 innings. Yamamoto will now head to the minors as part of a shuffle to make room for right-hander Tommy Hunter on the major-league roster.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
38
Last 10 Games
38
Last 5 Games
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How many pitches does Jordan Yamamoto generally throw?
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2019
 
 
-22%
BAA vs LHP
2021
 
 
-33%
BAA vs RHP
2020
 
 
-14%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-32%
BAA vs LHP
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2019vs Left .208 175 45 20 31 5 1 10
Since 2019vs Right .266 229 51 23 54 14 0 9
2021vs Left .500 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
2021vs Right .333 10 1 0 3 1 0 0
2020vs Left .500 26 7 3 11 3 1 4
2020vs Right .432 41 6 4 16 2 0 4
2019vs Left .152 147 38 17 19 2 0 6
2019vs Right .223 178 44 19 35 11 0 5
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2019
 
 
-10%
ERA on Road
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-100%
ERA at Home
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-11%
ERA on Road
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-51%
ERA on Road
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2019Home 6.47 1.49 40.1 2 4 0 7.4 5.1 1.1
Since 2019Away 5.85 1.30 52.1 3 2 0 10.8 3.4 2.4
2021Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021Away 3.38 1.50 2.2 1 0 0 3.4 0.0 0.0
2020Home 20.25 4.50 1.1 0 1 0 6.8 20.3 0.0
2020Away 18.00 2.80 10.0 0 0 0 10.8 3.6 7.2
2019Home 6.00 1.38 39.0 2 3 0 7.4 4.6 1.2
2019Away 2.95 0.91 39.2 2 2 0 11.3 3.6 1.4
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2019
Yamamoto rode the rookie roller coaster in 2019. He began his big-league career by hurling 14.1 consecutive scoreless innings, registered an 8.13 ERA during a seven-game rough patch in July and August and capped the campaign with a one-hit, 10-strikeout performance over six innings in his final start of the season. Collectively, Yamamoto posted a 4.46 ERA (4.50 FIP) while notching a solid 25.2 K%, though he struggled with his control (11.1 BB%). He compensates for a middling fastball that sits at 91-92 mph with a kitchen-sink approach that includes six different offerings. Best among those is an excellent slider that ranked in the top 10% of the league in both vertical and horizontal movement, on which Yamamoto held batters to a .109 batting average. The 23-year-old has potential, but he'll need to show more consistency and fix his control issues in order to become a viable fantasy option.
Acquired by the Marlins in the Christian Yelich trade, Yamamoto was limited by injuries to just 13 starts. He recorded excellent numbers in those starts, finishing with a 1.83 ERA, 32.4 K% and 5.3 BB%. While three of those starts did come in a rehab stint at the rookie-league level, he was similarly effective at High-A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville. The 22-year-old's incredible numbers don't quite line up with his scouting reports, as his fastball sits in the high 80s, which may cap his ceiling as a back-end starter despite above-average command and a trio of interesting secondaries (curveball, slider and changeup). Those secondaries have fooled low-level hitters so far but may not be enough against more advanced hitters. Yamamoto has made just three starts at Double-A so far, but his addition to the 40-man roster in November could lead to his first callup at some point this season.
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Earns win in relief
PNew York Mets  AAA
May 5, 2021
Yamamoto (1-0) earned the win in Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Cardinals. He gave up a run on four hits while fanning one across 2.2 innings.
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Recalled from Triple-A
PNew York Mets  AAA
May 4, 2021
Yamamoto was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
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Sent to Triple-A
PNew York Mets  AAA
March 24, 2021
The Mets optioned Yamamoto to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
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Remains in rotation hunt
PNew York Mets  AAA
March 14, 2021
Yamamoto was stretched out to over 60 pitches in Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Nationals, allowing one run on two hits and striking out two over 3.1 innings, Deesha Thosar of The New York Daily News reports.
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Moves to Mets
PNew York Mets  AAA
February 1, 2021
Yamamoto was traded from the Marlins to the Mets in exchange for Federico Polanco on Monday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
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