Del Rioan debuts with the Houston Astros, hits first career home run



Del Rio, TX - Del Rio's very own 28-year-old, David Jack Mayfield made his debut on the Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros on May 27, 2019.


Just one week after his debut on the major league, Mayfield hit his first career home run on June 6 against the Seattle Mariners.



Mayfield attended Del Rio High School and continued his education through University of Oklahoma where he played college baseball with the Oklahoma Sooners.


Mayfield was signed with the Astros as an undrafted free agent on June of 2013, after that split seasons with the Greeneville Astros, Vermont Lake Monsters, Quad Cities River Bandits, Lancaster JetHawks, Corpus Christi Hooks and Fresno Grizzles until his 2019 debut with the MLB Champions, Houston Astros.


City of Del Rio residents were observed on national TV proudly representing, wearing customized t-shirts in support of the professional baseball player from Del Rio during one of his first MLB games.





Joven de Del Rio debuta con los Astros de Houston y pega su primer jonrón de carrera


Del Rio, TX - David Jack Mayfield, de 28 años de edad, de Del Rio, hizo su debut en las liga mayor de beisbol (MLB) con los Astros de Houston el 27 de mayo de 2019. Apenas una semana después de su debut en las grandes ligas, Mayfield bateó su primer jonrón de carrera el 6 de junio contra los Marineros de Seattle. Mayfield asistió a Del Rio High School y continuó su educación en la Universidad de Oklahoma, donde jugó béisbol universitario con los Sooners de Oklahoma.



Mayfield firmó con los Astros como agente libre no reclutado en junio de 2013, después de esas temporadas divididas con los Astros de Greeneville, Vermont Lake Monsters, Quad Cities River Bandits, Lancaster JetHawks, Corpus Christi Hooks y Fresno Grizzles hasta su debut en 2019 con los campeones de la MLB, los astros de houston. Residentes de la ciudad de Del Rio fueron vistos en televisión nacional con orgullo, vistiendo camisetas personalizadas en apoyo del jugador de béisbol profesional de Del Rio durante uno de sus primeros juegos de la MLB.

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