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How Old Is Joel Payamps?

Joel Payamps is 28 years old. He was born on April 7, 1994.

Joel Elias Payamps is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals. He was a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball.

Joel Payamps
Joel Payamps

He throws and bats right-handed, measuring 6 feet 2 inches and 225 pounds.

On May 1, 2011, Payamps signed with the Colorado Rockies as an international free agent.

He pitched for the DSL Rockies for his first two seasons, finishing 1–3 with a 3.29 ERA in 38 innings in 2011 and 1–2 with a 3.02 ERA in 59.2 innings in 2012.

In 68 innings with the Grand Junction Rockies in 2013, he went 4–7 with a 6.06 ERA. In 2014, he was 0–2 with a 6.10 ERA in 20.2 innings for the Tri-City Dust Devils.

Payamps was released by the Rockies on May 6, 2015, and he did not play in any professional games that year.

On November 30, 2015, Payamps signed a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

In 2016, he returned to the Kane County Cougars and the Visalia Rawhide, pitching for a combined 10–8 record with a 3.86 ERA in 132.1 innings.

In 2017, he split his season between Visalia, the Jackson Generals, and the Reno Aces, going 11–7 with a 4.30 ERA in 150.2 innings pitched.

He pitched in both Jackson and Reno during the 2018 season, going 9–8 with a 3.87 ERA in 116 innings. After the 2018 season, the Diamondbacks added Payamps to their 40-man roster.

Reno was the Payamps’ first opponent of the 2019 season. When he was hit by a batted ball on April 6, he broke his foot. He ended the minor league season with a 5–6 record and a 3.89 ERA in 78.2 innings pitched between Jackson and Reno.

The Diamondbacks promoted Payamps to the major leagues on August 17, 2019.

On August 21, he made his major league debut against the Colorado Rockies, pitching three innings and conceding two runs.

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