The Venezuelan Paul Lopezthe Cuban guy Nestor Cortes and the Dominican Sandy Alcantara remained on top, but the Colombian Joseph Quintana and the Venezuelan Martin Perez claimed positions in the Top 5 in the sixth edition of the 2022 ranking of the best Latin pitchers of “Al Rojas Vivo”, which for 17th. consecutive year publishes ESPN Digital weekly during the regular season of the Major Leagues.
“Al Rojas Vivo”, which is published on Tuesday of each week, takes into account statistics for the entire year up to Monday’s games. Players are not considered by their salaries, level or fame, but by their performance throughout the current season.
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Pos.: Opener | Team: Miami Marlins | Previous Rank: 1
The Venezuelan had one of his best starts in the Major Leagues in his last appearance, on Friday against the Brewers. The right-hander set his career-high for strikeouts (11), didn’t walk and gave up just one run in seven innings. López (4-1, 1.05 and 46 strikeouts in 34.0 innings) leads the major leagues in ERA through his first seven starts of the season. He has pitched at least seven innings three times.
Pos.: opener | Team: New York Yankees | Previous Rank: 2
The Cuban pitched a gem (8.0 IL, 3 H, 1 CL, 0 BB, 7 K) against the White Sox in his last appearance and is now the American League ERA leader and the Yankees have the best Major League record. Suspenders. Cortes (2-1, 1.35) is second in WHIP (0.80), third in batting average allowed (.164), sixth in strikeouts (49) and eighth in innings (40.0) after seven starts in 2022. He has only awarded 11 tickets.
Pos.: opener | Team: Miami Marlins | Previous Rank: 4
The Marlins’ Dominican retired the last 20 Washington batters on Monday in a magnificent day of eight innings, three hits, one run, one walk and five strikeouts with 100 pitches. Alcantara (3-2, 2.49) leads the National League with 50.2 innings and is eighth in earned run average. The right-hander has 42 strikeouts, 20 walks and is batting .205 by the opposition in eight starts.
Pos.: Opener | Team: Texas Rangers | Previous Rank: —
The Venezuelan has been a pleasant surprise for the Rangers this season. The left-hander has allowed just two runs in his last three starts and is currently fifth in the AL in ERA. Pérez (2-2, 2.01) has 33 strikeouts and 11 walks in 40 1/3 innings. More impressive still, Pérez has not allowed his first home run after having faced 159 batters in seven starts, five of which were quality.
Pos.: Opener | Team: Pittsburgh Pirates | Previous Rank: 7
The Colombian left-hander is injury-free for the first time in three years and the results have been magnificent in the first six weeks of the 2022 season. Quintana (1-1, 2.19) is fifth in the National League in ERA and has 30 strikeouts. in 37.0 innings in seven starts with the modest Pirates. Hitters are averaging .194, fourth-lowest in the league, against Quintana, who has the ninth-best WHIP (1.08) on tour.
REST OF THE RANKING
6- Luis GarciaHouston Astros (3-1, 2.94, 37 K, 9 BB, 33.2 IL)
7- Framber ValdezHouston Astros (2-2. 2.93, 32 K, 17 BB, 40.0 IL)
8- Freddy PeraltaMilwaukee Brewers (3-1, 3.53, 48K, 12BB, 35.2)
9- Louis SeverinoNew York Yankees (3-0, 3.63, 38 K, 11 BB, 34.2 IL)
10- Carlos CarrascoNew York Mets (3-1, 3.73, 35 K, 7 BB, 41.0 IL)
eleven- Julius UriahLos Angeles Dodgers (2-3, 3.00, 26 K, 8 BB, 36.0 IL)
12- Frankie MontasOakland Athletics (2-4, 3.67, 53 K, 13 BB, 49.0 IL)
13- Edwin DiazNew York Mets (1-0, 1.80, 8 SV, 27 K, 5 BB, 15.0 IL)
14- kenley jansenAtlanta Braves (2-0, 2.45, 8 SV, 20 K, 3 BB, 14.2 IL)
fifteen- Danny JimenezOakland Athletics (1-1 0.66, 6 SV, 15 K, 5 BB, 13.2 IL)
Note: Statistics updated until Monday’s games.
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