Strong defensive catcher from Hawaii comfortable playing IF seeking EU team for 2022
Name: Evyn Yamaguchi
DOB: July 30, 1996
Date Available: May 20, 2022Will Pay Flight
Positions (alt): 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, RF, LF
College: Mayville State University
Evyn is a very versatile player. Though his primary position has been catcher, he can also play any of the infield positions as well as the corner outfield spots. He once participated as a second baseman for the International Stars in the Prague Baseball Week.
As a catcher, he blocks and receives well and has an average pop time of 1.9 seconds. At the plate, he is a gap-to-gap hitter with some power. He makes consistent contact and doesn’t strike out a lot.
Evyn is a very supportive teammate who integrates well with other team members. He is a hard worker who does what is necessary to help the team win.
He also has coaching experience at the youth and high school levels, and he would be open to helping a club’s coaching staff.
NSAA All-Conference Honorable Mention Catcher (2019)
Career batting average of .265 with .363 on-base percentage
Hawaii All-State Catcher (2014)
BIIF All-Conference Catcher (2012-2014)
Experience in German second league
Led team in OPS and slugging percentage
Slash line of .282/.549/.393 in 2019
Evyn wants to extend his playing career, help grow the game around the world, and experience new environments.
|2015-2018||Assistant Coach||Hawaii Little league||Youth||Worked with catchers and hitters|
|2019||Assistant Coach||Konawaena High School||High School||Worked with catchers and hitters|
|2014-Present||Private Coach||Unaffiliated||Youth||Work with youth hitters in my batting cage|