Bridge City’s Jake Lemoine called back up MLB after solid stint in Vegas

Published 12:03 am Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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The Oakland Athletics recalled right-handed pitcher and Bridge City native Jake Lemoine and left-handed pitcher Zach Logue from Triple-A Las Vegas May 20.

Lemoine returns to Oakland for his second stint this year.

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He was on the A’s Opening Day roster and compiled a 5.56 ERA in seven relief appearances in his Major League debut before being optioned to Las Vegas on May 1.

The 28-year-old right-hander from Bridge City appeared in three games with the Aviators and had a win and a 2.08 ERA in 4 1/3 innings pitched.

He allowed three hits, one run with five strikeouts and five walks.