Jakob Junis

Jakob Junis #65

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2" /225
  • Age: 25

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Game IP H R ER BB SO HR HBP
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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Jakob Junis 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
20 9-3 4.30 98.1 80 1.28

Jakob Junis MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
20 9-3 4.30 98.1 80 1.28

Jakob Junis Bio

  • Full Name: Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis
  • Born: 9/16/1992 in Sterling, IL
  • Draft: 2011, Kansas City Royals, 29th rd. (876th overall)
  • High School: Rock Falls, IL
  • Debut: 4/12/2017
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 9 3 4.30 20 16 0 98.1 80 1.28
MLB Career Stats 9 3 4.30 20 16 0 98.1 80 1.28
  • Status: Active

Jakob Junis Slider Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Royals AL 475 Slider 81.58 80.15 2,263.87 5.55 88.96
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.57 83.81 2,362.09 5.81 87.33
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Royals AL 475 Slider 81.58 80.15 2,263.87 5.55 88.96
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.57 83.81 2,362.09 5.81 87.33

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October 16, 2017 at 1:25 PM ET

Junis enjoys productive rookie season

Royals right-hander Jakob Junis finished the 2017 regular season with a 9-3 record, a 4.30 ERA, a 1.28 WHIP and 80 strikeouts across 98 1/3 innings.

October 1, 2017 at 12:24 AM ET

Junis strikes out five in win

Royals right-hander Jakob Junis won on Saturday after giving up two runs on five hits (one homer) and two walks with five strikeouts in six innings against the D-backs.

Awards

Jakob Junis Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Kansas City AL

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/29/2016 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2016 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2016 NW Arkansas TEX

Jakob Junis Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 14, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled RHP Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 7, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 6, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 25, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 22, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 30, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 6, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 22, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 21, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 10, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 9, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 17, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 12, 2017 Kansas City Royals recalled Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 13, 2017 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Jake Junis to Omaha Storm Chasers.
November 18, 2016 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Jake Junis from Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 8, 2016 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 6, 2016 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
June 24, 2015 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
June 22, 2015 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
April 9, 2015 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Idaho Falls Chukars.
April 7, 2015 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Idaho Falls Chukars from Lexington Legends.
April 1, 2014 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Lexington Legends from Idaho Falls Chukars.
June 16, 2013 RHP Jake Junis assigned to Idaho Falls Chukars from Burlington Royals.
June 13, 2012 Jake Junis assigned to Burlington Royals.
August 15, 2011 Kansas City Royals signed RHP Jake Junis.

Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis Bio Info

Full name is Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis…resides in Mesa, Ariz., during the offseason, with wife, Brianne, daughter, Nelly and son, Jones...Graduated from Rock Falls (Ill.) High School, where he earned all-state honors in baseball and basketball as a senior…posted a 1.10 ERA with 93 strikeouts in 51.0 innings during his senior season…also hit .485 with 10 runs and 54 RBI...Played tournaments in Japan and Puerto Rico with high school all-star teams...Bypassed a scholarship from NC State by signing with the Royals. 

2016

Named Northwest Arkansas (AA) Pitcher of the Year, posting the third-best ERA (3.25) in the Texas League...Pitched a flawless fourth inning at the Texas League All-Star Game in Springfield, Mo., recording a pair of strikeouts…also tabbed a postseason All-Star in the league...Ranked fourth in the Texas League in WHIP (1.15), tied for fourth in wins (9), sixth in strikeouts (117) and tied for 10th in starts (21)...Earned Texas League Pitcher of the Week honors on May 29, allowing one run on six hits over two starts (12.0 innings) during the previous week...tallied a season-high nine strikeouts in 6.0 innings vs. Arkansas in his final start with the Naturals…it was his highest strikeout total since 2013 with Idaho Falls (Rookie)...Promoted to Omaha (AAA) on Aug. 8 and finished the year with the Storm Chasers, going 1-3 with a 7.20 ERA over six starts.