Pedro Okuda

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Pedro Ivo Okuda da Silva

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 155 lb.

BR Minors page

Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Pedro Okuda signed with the Seattle Mariners in 2009. The scouts were Yasushi Yamamoto, Hide Sueyoshi and Emilio Carrasquel. He debuted for the VSL Mariners on June 26, 2010, going 0 for 1 with a walk and a run. That year, he hit .220/.327/.244 while fielding .894 at second base. He improved to .275/.422/.315 with 37 walks in 51 games for the same club in 2011 while fielding .975 at 2B. He tied for third in the Venezuelan Summer League in walks. He was back with the VSL M's in 2012 and hit .274/.381/.374 with 31 walks and 34 runs in 56 games while his fielding percentage at second rose again, to .989. He again tied for third in the league in walks while placing 10th in runs.

Okuda was with the Brazilian national team for the 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.