The dominican Freddy peralta and the mexican Julio Urías they maintained their positions in front of the Top 5 in another chapter of the ranking of Latin pitchers of “Al Rojas Vivo”, that by 16th. consecutive year publishes ESPN Digital weekly during the regular season of Major League Baseball in the United States.
“Al Rojas Vivo”, which is published on Tuesday of each week, takes into account the statistics for the whole year up to the games on Monday. Players are not considered by their salary, level or fame, but by their performance throughout the current season.
Previous Ranking: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 8 | Week 9
Pos .: Opener | Team: Brewers | Previous Rank: 1
The Dominican right-hander remains at the top of the rankings, having thrown 11.1 two-run innings in his last two appearances, the last cut to four innings due to rain. On the season, Peralta (6-1, 2.25) is second in average allowed (.134) and strikeouts by 9IP (12.97), sixth in strikeouts (98) and ninth in WHIP (0.88) and earned run average. He has worked 68.0 innings in 13 games (12 starts).
Pos .: Opener | Team: Dodgers| Previous Rank: 2
With six innings of three runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates, in his last appearance, the Mexican left-hander climbed to the lead in wins in both major leagues. Urías (9-2, 3.56) has already set personal records in wins and starts (13), tied for strikeouts (85, the same as in 2019) and is five outs from exceeding the 79.2 innings he worked two years ago. Urías is second in the National League with 7.73K per BB and third with 1.26 BB per 9IP.
Pos .: Opener | Team: Minnesota Twins | Previous Rank: 4
The Puerto Rican maintains his great winning streak intact and rises like foam in the ranking of Latino pitchers in 2021. The Minnesota Twins right-hander is 5-0 with four indecisions since his last loss, on April 20. Berríos (6-2, 3.49) is second in wins in the American League and has 81 strikeouts in 77.1 innings. The opposition is hitting .225 in 13 starts.
Pos .: Opener | Team: Houston Astros | Previous Rank: 3
The Venezuelan rookie remains one of the most consistent Latin American rotation pitchers of the season. His last appearance, in which he suffered his first loss since April 29, was cut to 4.1 innings. Garcia (5-4, 2.98) has 72 strikeouts and 20 walks and the opposition is hitting .199 in 63.1 innings. He has made 11 starts in 13 games with the Astros in 2021.
Pos .: Reliever | Team: St. Louis Cardinals | Previous Rank: 11
The Dominican closer appears for the first time in the Top 5 of the season’s most outstanding Latino pitchers. Actually, the fifth place has been a kind of carousel that several shooters have exchanged weekly. Reyes (3-2, 0.84) is third in NL saves (17) and has struck out 45 batters in 32.0 innings in 30 appearances, the top number among fire extinguishers on the old circuit.
REST OF THE RANKING
6- Framber Valdez, Houston Astros (3-0, 1.42, 24 K, 7 BB, 25.1 IL)
7- Yusmeiro Petit, Oakland Athletics (7-0, 3.00, 21 K, 5 BB, 36.0 IL)
8- Aroldis chapman, New York Yankees (4-2, 1.93, 12 SV, 43 K, 11 BB, 23.1 IL)
9- Sandy Alcantara , Miami Marlins, (4-5, 3.39, 80 K, 24 BB, 85.0 IL)
10- Pablo Lopez , Miami Marlins (2-4, 3.12, 78 K, 21 BB, 78.0 IL)
eleven- Jonathan Loaisiga , New York Yankees (5-2, 1.83, 27 K, 8 BB, 34.1 IL)
12- Emmanuel Class , Cleveland Indians (3-2, 1.01, 10 SV, 30 K, 13 BB, 26.2 IL)
13- Edwin Diaz , New York Mets, (1-1, 2.70, 13 SV, 37 K, 7 BB, 26.2 IL)
14- Diego Castillo, Tampa Bay Rays (2-3, 2.81, 11 SV, 36 K, 11 BB, 26.2 IL)
fifteen- Yimi Garcia , Miami Marlins (3-4, 2.42, 11 SV, 25 K, 8 BB, 26.0 IL)
Note: Statistics until Monday’s game.