Sixteen-year-old pitcher Julio Urias has already impressed the Dodgers organization enough to be promoted to the Great Lakes Loons, their affiliate in the Low-A Midwest League.
Urias took the next step on Sunday by throwing three scoreless innings and striking out six batters in his debut. The youngest player in the Loons’ seven-year history allowed two singles, walked a batter and struck out six.
Some on the scene were impressed:
— Jared Sandler (@jsandlerESPN) May 26, 2013
The Dodgers signed Urias out of Culiacan, Sinaloa last August.