Jordan Michael Michiru Yamamoto... attended high school at The Saint Louis School in Honolulu... committed to the University of Arizona prior to signing with the Brewers...self-taught barber... also enjoys art, drawing, and sculpting with clay.
Combined to go 6-1 with a 1.83 ERA (68.2/14 er) over 13 starts for the GCL Marlins (rehab), High-A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville...Had 85 strikeouts and 14 walks in 68.2 innings, finishing with a 6.1 strikeout/walk ratio...In seven starts for Jupiter, posted 4-1 mark with 1.55 ERA (40.2/7)...Went 4-0 with a 1.32 ERA (34.2/5) over first six starts of the season with Hammerheads. Totaled 35 strikeouts and just seven walks during that stretch...Had a 14.0 inning scoreless innings streak over two starts from June 20-26. Allowed six hits and one walk with 15 strikeouts during that span...Named Florida State League Pitcher of the Week (June 18-24) after recording a career-high 13 strikeouts over 7.0 shutout innings vs. Florida on June 20...Had a 12 strikeout performance two starts later on July 2 vs. Florida...Made first career Double-A start on July 9 with Jacksonville. Surrendered just two runs and one walk over 7.0 innings...Made six starts for Salt River Rafters in Arizona Fall League, going 3-0 with a 2.08 ERA (26.0 ip/6 er)...Finished tied for second in the AFL in wins, tied for fourth in strikeouts (27) and innings pitched, fifth in WHIP (1.08), and sixth in ERA. Among starting pitchers, held opponents to lowest batting average (.172)...Started the AFL Championship Game against Peoria and tossed 4.0 shutout innings, allowing two hits and five walks, while striking out six. Peoria rallied for two runs in bottom of the ninth and won game, 3-2, in the 10th.
Was 1-7 with a 6.99 ERA (83.2 ip/65 er) in first two professional seasons; in last two seasons, is 16-12 with 3.23 ERA (245.1/88)...Spent entire 2017 campaign with Single-A Carolina, posting career-high nine wins and career-low 2.51 ERA (111.0/31)...Led Mudcats and ranked tied for fourth in Brewers' farm system in wins...Was on 7-Day disabled list from April 13-May 11 with a right shoulder strain. ..Went 1-0 with one save and a 4.50 ERA (12.0/6) in four relief outings, and 8-4, 2.27 (99.0/25) in 18 starts...Save came in 3.0-inning outing on May 22 at Winston-Salem...Last 11 appearances of season were starts; factored in decision in 10 of those outings (7-3)...Won three straight starts from July 24-August 4; suffered a loss on Aug. 10; won four straight starts to end season, beginning Aug. 16...Had back-to-back complete games on July 24 & 29, both wins...On July 24 at Myrtle Beach, tossed 5.0-inning complete game, allowing three runs on five hits, with three strikeouts...On July 29 vs. Wilmington, tossed 7.0-inning shutout, allowing four hits and three walks, with seven strikeouts...Was named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week for Aug. 28-September 4 after going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (14.0 ip, 0 er) with two walks and 14 strikeouts ...Opponents hit .206 (21x102) with runners in scoring position.