Power Ranking of Dominican pitchers: Still far from Freddy but several climb positions

The Milwaukee Brewers pitcher has been the best Dominican pitcher of the season but gradually others are putting their campaigns on the right course.

Sandy Alcantara He has gradually improved his performances and despite the fact that in his last appearance he had his sixth defeat of the season, it was one of his best starts, allowing only one dirty run in a pitching duel against Cuban Johan Oviedo.

In the other side Domingo German He comes off a couple of outings that haven’t been good performances and he hasn’t won a game since May 20. The relievers are still led by Alex Reyes, who remains one of the best in the majors.

The ranking values ​​the best performances from the start of the season until Sunday, June 20. ESPN Digital presents the most outstanding Dominican pitchers of this period.

1. Freddy peralta – Milwaukee Brewers

(Previous ranking 1; Top: 1)

He is still the best Dominican pitcher today despite having lost in his last (quality) outing against the Cincinnati Reds. Peralta still has a good ratio of 12.5 strikeouts and 3.5 walks per nine innings of work, despite the fact that in his last two games he did not exceed seven strikeouts, something he had done in every appearance since his second game of the season on the 6th. of April.

two. Sandy Alcantara – Miami Marlins

(Previous ranking N / A; Top: 1)

The Florida franchise starting pitcher has had an awakening in his last games and despite losing that complete game on June 16, he has only allowed four earned runs in his last three appearances.

3. Alex Reyes – St. Louis Cardinals

(Previous rank: 2; Top: 1)

He remains the best Dominican reliever today and one of the main reasons the Cardinals are still playing .500 this season. His 17 saves keep him among the leaders of all the major leagues.

Four. Cristian Javier – Houston Astros

(Previous rank 3; Top: 3)

He’s doing whatever his team requires of him, including four-inning saves and two-inning holds. He continues to leave his ERA at the 3-run border and accumulates 73 strikeouts in 61.2 innings of work for the Houston Astros.

5. Framber Valdez – Houston Astros

(Previous rank: 4; Top: 4)

The fifth place in the ranking was very disputed but in the end it falls to the native of Palenque. Has four consecutive 7-inning outings, all of them wins to put his mark at 4-0 with an excellent 1.67 ERA, the Astros hope he stays healthy. .

On the radar: Emmanuel Class keeps putting very good numbers and next to Richard Rodriguez they were among the candidates for fifth position. Michael Pineda has to bounce back from a difficult campaign trap, while we continue to hope that Dinelson Lamet Y Luis Castillo, those called to occupy the top positions at the beginning of the season, continue to advance little by little.