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Jimmy Yacabonis

Jimmy Yacabonis 47 P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: James Allin Yacabonis
  • Age: 25 (March 21, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Elizabeth, NJ
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 13 (2013, BAL)
  • School: Saint Joseph's, PA
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Jimmy Yacabonis Stats Summary

Jimmy Yacabonis Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 3, 2017 Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
February 24, 2017 RHP Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
May 26, 2016 RHP Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
June 19, 2014 RHP Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
March 28, 2014 RHP Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
March 22, 2014 RHP Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
June 16, 2013 RHP Jimmy Yacabonis assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 14, 2013 Baltimore Orioles signed RHP Jimmy Yacabonis.
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Jimmy Yacabonis Awards and Honors

Jimmy Yacabonis  47 P

Jimmy Yacabonis
  • Full Name: James Allin Yacabonis
  • Born: March 21, 1992
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Elizabeth, NJ
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 13 (2013, BAL)
  • School: Saint Joseph's, PA

2016 Highlights
• Split the season between Class-A Frederick and Double-A Bowie, going 2-4 with 11 saves and a 2.64 ERA in 50 games
• His 11 saves between the two levels tied for third among Orioles minor leaguers
• Opened the year in Frederick, posting five saves and a 3.98 ERA in 16 relief outings
• 13 of his 16 appearances with the Keys were scoreless, as he held Carolina League batters to a .227 average
• Did not allow a run over his final eight outings with Frederick, as he held opponents to a .115 average (3-26)
• Promoted to Bowie on May 31 and spent the remainder of the year with the Baysox, as he went 2-2 with a 2.03 ERA
• Was a perfect 6-for-6 in save opportunities with the Baysox, and his six saves were second on the club (Jason Stoffel, 12)
• 28 of his 34 appearances with the Baysox were scoreless, and he allowed one earned run or less in 32 of his 34 outings
• Held Eastern League hitters to a .211 average, with right-handers hitting .202 and lefties batting .226
• Posted a 0.92 ERA (2 ER, 19.2 IP) in 15 home appearances with the Baysox
• Did not allow a run over an 11-game span from July 6 - August 1 (1-0, 3 saves, 13.2 IP, 9 H, 6 BB, 14 K)
• Pitched for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, posting an 8.53 ERA (12 ER, 12.2 IP) in 12 relief appearances
2015: Spent the entire season with Class-A Frederick, going 3-3 with two saves and a 4.02 ERA in 43 games...His 43 relief appearances led the Keys and ranked second in the Carolina League...Led the CL with nine holds and paced the league's relievers with 9.48 strikeouts per nine innings pitched (66 strikeouts in 62.2 IP)...Posted a 2.48 ERA (8 ER, 29.0 IP) in 22 home appearances...20 of his 43 appearances saw him pitch more than 1.0 inning of relief...Did not surrender a home run until yielding two long balls in his 35th appearance of the season (August 7 at Myrtle Beach)...For the season, allowed just three home runs in 293 batters faced.
2014: Split the year between Delmarva and Frederick, going 1-5 with 14 saves and a 5.03 ERA...His 14 saves ranked third among Orioles minor leaguers and placed him third in the South Atlantic League...Opened the year with Delmarva, where he posted a 1.07 ERA and 14 saves in 21 games...Did not allow a run over his first 19 appearances (24.0 IP)...Named to the SAL midseason All-Star Team...Held South Atlantic League batters to a .113 average, with right-handers hitting just .100 (5-50) with 22 strikeouts against him...Held SAL batters to an .037 average (1-27) with runners in scoring position...Promoted to Frederick on June 22 and made 17 appearances with the Keys, going 0-4 with an 8.58 ERA...Struck out 23 but issued 28 walks in 28.1 innings of work...Held Carolina League batters to a .167 average (2-12) with RISP and two outs.
2013: Made his pro debut with Aberdeen, going 3-1 with four saves and a 1.52 ERA in 18 appearances for the IronBirds...Named a New York-Penn League All-Star...15 of his 18 appearances were scoreles...Held NYPL batters to a .149 average, with left-handers hitting .116 against him (5-43)...Did not surrender a home run in 119 batters faced...Posted a 0.47 ERA (1 ER, 19.0 IP) in 10 appearances at home...Allowed just one of 12 inherited runners to score.
PERSONAL: James Allin Yacabonis was selected by Baltimore in the 13th round of the 2013 draft...Attended Saint Joseph's University, where he set the single season saves record (10) for the Hawks and was a 2nd-Team Atlantic 10 All-Conference selection in 2013...Saint Joseph's University also produced former Tides left-hander and longtime big league pitcher Jamie Moyer...Attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, NJ, where he helped lead his team to the state championship his junior year...Also lettered in basketball while in high school...His grandfather played baseball professionally in Cuba.