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Stolmy Pimentel has been an a very interesting prospect to follow throughout his minor league career. Before last year he had no trouble advancing through the minors. He had been able to keep up his production regardless of what level he was promoted to. But in 2012 he hit a wall. All is not lost though, as he still has a lot of potential and the book isn’t closed on him yet.
After going into 2011 coming off a very solid 2010 season where Pimentel went 9-11 with a 4.06 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP. He struck out 102 batters while walking 42. Even more impressive was his FIP of 3.82. But the wheels fell off in 2011.
Pimentel got hammered hard in AA. He went 0-9 with a 9.12 ERA and a 1.95 WHIP. He walked 23 and only struck out 30 in 50.1 innings. And although he had an astronomically high BABIP of .370, that was more due to him being overmatched than bad luck. He couldn’t get anything going all season long in Portland and was demoted to High A Salem.
He wasn’t great for the Salem Sox, but he...
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