As the best pitching prospect in the minor leagues, Julio Urias has been finally called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers to start against the New York Mets in their season opener this coming Friday.
In the latest Dodgers news, on Friday Urias will be 19 years old and 288 days and will be only one of the youngest starting pitchers in MLB history to join the likes of Dylan Bundy of the Orioles and Felix Hernandez in 2005.
Twitter is definitely having fun right now!
The Dodgers are expected to purchase on Friday the contract of LHP Julio Urias, who is scheduled to make his MLB debut Friday in New York.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 26, 2016
— Yvonne Carrasco (@yvonnecarrasco) May 26, 2016
How many innings do you want Julio Urias to pitch tomorrow vs. the Mets? *fixed*
— Dodgers Nation (@DodgersNation) May 26, 2016
— Adrián González (@Adrian_ElTitan) May 26, 2016
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) May 26, 2016
— MLB (@MLB) May 26, 2016
Got the Urias notification while driving and couldn't properly freak out. And here…we…go! pic.twitter.com/OeiSYVM0uc
— Sons of Steve Garvey (@sosgsosg) May 26, 2016
#Dodgers will promote LHP Julio Urias to make his MLB debut Friday in NYC. LHP Alex Wood pushed back to Monday with left triceps soreness.
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) May 26, 2016
Urias's debut is the most anticipated pitching debut since Kershaw.
— Trolley Blue (@TrolleyBlue) May 26, 2016
( (> Urias!
<) )> Time!
— Molly Knight (@molly_knight) May 26, 2016
Current Dodger Fan Mood: pic.twitter.com/q1qyh60VBw
— Dodger Gifs (@DodgerGifs) May 26, 2016
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) May 26, 2016
2013: Puig debuts, LAD win the West.
2014: Joc debuts, LAD win the West.
2015: Seager debuts, LAD win the West.
2016: Urias debuts,
— PuntoForPresident (@PresidentPunto) May 26, 2016
19-year-old Dodgers prospect Julio Urias will make his MLB debut Friday in a start vs the Mets. pic.twitter.com/mAHKZsT1nR
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 26, 2016
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