Yacabonis (2-0) picked up win after tossing two scoreless innings without allowing a hit Sunday against Toronto.
For the second time in three days, the recently-recalled Yacabonis pocketed an extra-innings victory against the Jays. The right-hander was great at Triple-A this season, but only appeared in four MLB games before rosters expanded last week. Yacabonis had a fine weekend, but it was against a poor lineup in fluky scenarios, so owners eyeing a sneaky late-season reliever should bypass this 25-year-old with that understanding in mind.
Yacabonis was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday.
Yacabonis has logged 6.2 innings out of the big-league bullpen, and posted a 1.32 ERA, 0.95 WHIP and 48 strikeouts in 61.1 innings at Triple-A. He will be used primarily in low-leverage situations.
The hard-throwing righty will be part of Baltimore's round of September call-ups on Friday after the minor league season came to a close. Yacabonis averages 95.4 miles per hour on his fastball, but he struggled to miss bats during his stint with the Orioles earlier in the season with a meager 4.5 K/9 rate along with a 1.4 HR/9 rate. He figures to slot into a low-leverage role once he arrives in Baltimore.
Yacabonis was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday.
After tossing 3.1 innings of relief in Monday's 8-1 loss to the Brewers, the Orioles decided to swap Yacabonis out for a fresh bullpen arm. He allowed just one run on three hits while strikeout out two batters, so he should be back with the Orioles when the team needs another reliever. In the meantime, Tyler Wilson was recalled from Triple-A to take his place in the bullpen.
Yacabonis was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Yacabonis will assume the bullpen spot of Alec Asher, who was optioned to Triple-A after allowing five runs in 1.2 innings during Saturday's game against the Rays. Though he had difficultly finding the strike zone in his first three big-league appearances in June, Yacabonis has been solid for Norfolk this season, turning in a 0.93 ERA and 0.99 WHIP while closing games for the team. He'll likely work in middle relief during his second stint with the Orioles.
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