The Mexican southpaw Julio Urías dethroned the injured Dominican Freddy peralta from the top of the ranking of the best Latino pitchers of the season, according to the latest report from “Al Rojas Vivo”, which is 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.
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Pos .: Opener | Team: Dodgers| Previous Rank: 2
The Mexican dethroned the Dominican Freddy Peralta from first place, after a spectacular month of August. Including his Monday win over Atlanta, Urías was 3-0, 1.38 in five appearances in the penultimate month of the regular series. On the season, the Dodgers left-hander leads MLB with a 15-3 record, has dropped his ERA to 3.17 and has 160 strikeouts in 150.2 innings. Urías has not lost in his last 10 starts.
Pos .: Opener | Team: Brewers | Previous Rank: 1
The Dominican has left the NL Cy Young Award conversation for a visit to the disabled list for shoulder discomfort. The Brewers’ Dominican is 9-3 with a 2.45 ERA and 164 strikeouts in 121.1 innings. In addition, he has 0.94 WHIP and the opposition is hitting .125. Peralta, who came out early from his Aug. 18 outing, will return to the box on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Pos .: Opener | Team: Miami Marlins | Previous Rank: 4
The right-hander is closing the season as one of the most spectacular starters in both major leagues. In his last three outings, the Marlins “Ace” has a 1.64 ERA, with 30 strikeouts, four BBs and 15 hits in 22.0 innings. In 27 starts this season, Alcantara is 8-12 with a 3.27 ERA and 158 strikeouts in 165.1 innings.
Pos .: Opener | Team: Toronto Blue Jays | Previous Rank: 3
With a super performance against Detroit (7.0 IL, 0CL, 0BB, 11K) in his last appearance, Puerto Rican right-hander José Berríos recovered the lost bonuses in the previous two starts combined, in which he allowed six runs in eight acts. Berríos, who has split his work between Minnesota and Toronto this season, is 9-7 with a 3.53 ERA and 162 strikeouts and 40 walks in 153.0 innings. He has made 26 trips.
Pos .: Opener | Team: Los Angeles Angels | Previous Rank: 6
Rarely does a reliever make the Top 5 this late in the season, but Cuban Raisel Iglesias has been spectacular in his role as closer for the Los Angeles Angels. Iglesias is 7-4 with a 2.75 ERA, is second in the American League with 28 saves and has 89 strikeouts and just nine walks in 59.0 innings. Iglesias strikes out 13.58 for 9IP and strikes out 9.89 for each walk. Batters combine to hit .193.
REST OF THE RANKING
6- Jonathan Loaisiga, New York Yankees (9-4, 2.19, 65 K, 15 BB, 65.2 IL)
7- Luis Garcia, Houston Astros (10-6, 3.23, 150 K, 39 BB, 128.1 IL)
8- Framber Valdez, Houston Astros (9-4, 2.91, 99 K, 43 BB, 105.0 IL)
9- Frankie montas, Oakland Athletics (10-9, 3.66, 157 K, 42 BB, 150.0 IL)
10- German Marquez , Colorado Rockies (11-10, 4.10, 156 K, 54 BB, 156.0 IL)
eleven- Emmanuel Class, Cleveland Indians (3-5, 1.44, 19 SV, 62 K, 15 BB, 56.1 IL)
12- Richard Rodriguez, Pittsburgh Pirates (4-2, 2.41, 14 SV, 38 K, 8 BB, 52.1 IL)
13- Alex Reyes, St. Louis Cardinals (5-7, 2.95, 29 SV, 72 K, 44 BB, 58.0 IL)
14- Yusmeiro Petit, Oakland Athletics (8-1, 3.02, 32 K, 11 BB, 65.2 IL)
10- Aroldis chapman , New York Yankees (5-3, 3.77, 24 SV, 72 K, 31 BB, 43.0 IL)
Note: Statistics until Monday’s game.