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Former EMU Baseball player called up to the bigs

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26-year old Matt Shoemaker gets his call up to play in the big leagues.

Matt Shoemaker, the 26-year old from Wyandotte, Michigan, finally received his call-up to play at the major-league level. The right-handed pitcher has been a part of the Los Angeles Angels organization since 2008. He started 29 games in both of these last two seasons for AAA-affiliate Salt Lake Bees.

Previous 2 AAA-seasons' pitching splits:

Year W L GP GS CG IP ERA WHIP SO BB SO/9 SO/BB
2012 11 10 29 29 1 176.2 5.65 1.551 124 45 6.3 2.76
2013 11 13 29 29 0 184.1 4.64 1.307 160 29 7.8 5.52
Both 22 23 58 58 1 361.0 5.14 1.424 184 74 4.6 2.49

Back in his earlier years at EMU, Shoemaker set a single-season school record for saves (14) with a 3.97 ERA in 34 innings with 23 strikeouts in 2007.