Rye native makes big splash in big leagues

Eight years after he led Rye to a Section-One baseball championship, George Kirby shined bright in Seattle!

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2022, 11:11 AM

Updated 802 days ago

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It was a big weekend for a Westchester native making it in the major leagues!
Eight years after he led Rye to a Section-One baseball championship, George Kirby shined bright in Seattle!
The Mariners drafted him three years ago, and he has said he felt unstoppable in the minor leagues.
Kirby made his Major League debut yesterday for the Mariners and was almost unstoppable again. The 24-year-old threw seven strikeouts and becoming the first Mariner ever with six scoreless innings in his first game.   
To top it all off -- Seattle won in extra innings 2-1.


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