If you were born after 2003, you can consider yourself old.

The Miami Marlins will call up Yuri Perez (20) for a home game against the Cincinnati Reds at Londippo Park in Miami, Florida on the 13th (Korean time).

Perez was born on April 15, 2003. He was born the year his team, the Marlins, last won the World Series. Miguel Cabrera, then a fresh rookie, is currently enjoying his retirement season.

Yuri Perez was born in 2003. Photo =ⓒAFPBBNews = News1
According to MLB.com, he will be the first player born in 2003 to be called up to the major leagues.

A native메이저놀이터 of the Dominican Republic, Perez went 9-9 with a 2.85 ERA in 44 appearances over three seasons in the minor leagues.

This season, he pitched in six games for Double-A Pensacola, going 3-1 with a 2.32 earned run average, 0.806 WHIP, 1.5 homers per 9 innings, 2.6 walks and 12.2 strikeouts.

In the 2023 preseason prospect rankings, he was ranked 7th by Baseball America and 13th by MLb.com, and he was the player who received attention, and this time he finally stepped on the big league stage.

He’s getting special attention from last season’s Cy Young winner and Marlins ace Sandy Alcantara.

According to local media such as MLB.com, Alcantara notified him of the call-up through a direct video message and personally met him when he arrived at Miami Airport.

In an interview with the local media, Alcantara said to this rookie, “Life is only once, and it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. So enjoy this moment. Starting tomorrow, you are a major leaguer. On the mound, do the same as you did in the minor leagues.

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