Former Saint Joseph's pitcher Jimmy Yacabonis was named to the International League All-Star team on Thursday night. He will join the IL All-Stars for the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 12.
Yacabonis has posted a 1-0 record, seven saves, and a 0.93 earned run average in 27 appearances for the Norfolk Tides this season. He has turned in 23 scoreless appearances while hold opposing hitters to an International League-leading .134 batting average against.
The native of Matawan, New Jersey, was called up by the Baltimore Orioles and made his Major League debut on June 11. Yacabonis has appeared in three games for the Orioles this season.
The 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game will be held at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Washington, on Wednesday, July 12. It will be aired live on MLB Network at 9:00 p.m. Eastern.