Morgantown, West Virginia – Former West Virginia Mountaineers starting pitcher Alek Manoah has been unstoppable this season in AAA and now, he will have an opportunity to compete against the very best in the world!
According to The Athletic, Manoah will be called up to the Toronto Blue Jays in the major leagues and will get the start this Wednesday against the New York Yankees!
In three minor league starts this season, Manoah is 3-0, with 0.50 ERA, 27 strikeouts in 18 innings pitched and a WHIP (Walks + hits / IP) of 0.556 with the Buffalo Bison in AAA.
As a junior at WVU in 2019, Manoah finished with a 9-4 record, 144 strikeouts and a 2.08 ERA – all of which earned him an unanimous Big 12 Pitcher of the Year award.
Blue Jays promoting their top pitching prospect, right-hander Alek Manoah, to start Wednesday against the Yankees, sources tell @TheAthletic.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May 24, 2021