It is safe to say that it was a productive Monday for Julio Urias on the mound during his debut for Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers. Urias faced the Iowa Cubs at Chickasaw Brockton Ballpark.

As reported by Eric Stephen of True Blue LA, Urias had trouble in the first, as seven of his first eight pitches were called balls. After one inning of work, the left-hander threw 19 pitches and gave up a single, walk, strikeout, and ended the inning with another strikeout.

“Urias looked visibly frustrated at a couple of the calls but pitched through it, and apparently he wasn’t alone in the sentiment,” said Eric Stephen.

Urias pitched 3.2 innings in his 2017 OKC debut and allowed two hits and two runs. He also walked four batters and struck out five in 79 pitches with 45 called strikes.

The 20-year-old never pitched more than three innings in 2017 until Monday. So, how many more games will Urias be starting in the minors? One? Two? Five? Will he still be limited to a certain number of innings?

But the real question is when will the Dodgers bring Urias back up to the majors?

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