Joel Payamps

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Joel Payamps
Arizona Diamondbacks – No. 36
Pitcher
Born: (1994-04-07) April 7, 1994 (age 25)
Santiago, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 21, 2019, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB statistics
(through August 24, 2019)
Win–loss record0–0
Earned run average4.50
Strikeouts3
Teams

Joel Elias Payamps (born April 7, 1994) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Payamps signed with the Colorado Rockies as an international free agent on May 1, 2011.[1] He spent his first two seasons with the DSL Rockies, going 1–3 with a 3.29 ERA in 38 innings in 2011 and going 1–2 with a 3.02 ERA in 59.2 innings in 2012. He spent 2013 with the Grand Junction Rockies, going 4–7 with a 6.06 ERA in 68 innings. He played for the Tri-City Dust Devils in 2014, going 0–2 with a 6.10 ERA in 20.2 innings.[1]

He did not appear in a game in 2015 after being released by the Rockies on May 6.[1] He signed a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks on November 30, 2015.[1] He returned in 2016 and split the season between the Kane County Cougars and the Visalia Rawhide, going a combined 10–8 with a 3.86 ERA in 132.1 innings. His 2017 season was split between Visalia, the Jackson Generals, and the Reno Aces, going a combined 11–7 with a 4.30 ERA in 150.2 innings. He split the 2018 season between Jackson and Reno, going a combined 9–8 with a 3.87 ERA in 116 innings.[1]

The Diamondbacks added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[2]

He opened the 2019 season back with Reno.[3] He suffered a broken foot on April 6 when he was hit by a batted ball.[4]

On August 17, 2019, the Diamondbacks promoted Payamps to the major leagues.[5] He made his major league debut on August 21 versus the Colorado Rockies, allowing two runs over three innings pitched.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Joel Payamps player page". MiLB.com. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Nick Piecoro (November 20, 2018). "Arizona Diamondbacks' moves protect against another Rule 5 loss". azcentral.com. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  3. ^ RotoWire Staff (March 12, 2019). "Diamondbacks' Joel Payamps: Heading to Triple-A". CBS Sports. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  4. ^ RotoWire Staff (April 9, 2019). "Diamondbacks' Joel Payamps: Lands on MiLB injured list". CBS Sports. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  5. ^ RotoWire Staff (August 17, 2019). "Diamondbacks' Joel Payamps: Summoned to majors". CBS Sports. Retrieved August 17, 2019.
  6. ^ Jose M. Romero (August 21, 2019). "Melville goes 7 strong, Rockies roll over D-backs 7-2". KOLD News 13. Retrieved August 22, 2019.

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