#18 Carlos Pimentel

Position: RHPBirthday: December 1, 1989
Born: Santiago, Dominican Republic                     Bats/Throws: R/R
Height: 6'3"Weight: 215 lbs
Pro Experience: 11 years             

Pimentel, 29, is enter his first season with the Skeeters and his 13th at the pro level …. Spent the 2018 regular season with Long Island Ducks and went 5-3 with a 3.79 ERA in 39 games, striking out 67 batters in 54 ⅔ innings pitched …. Spent 2018-19 offseason with the Leones de Escogido of the Dominican Winter League and went 2-1 with a 3.31 ERA in 11 games (two starts) …. Signed by the Texas Rangers in 2007 as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic …. Has spent time at the affiliated level with the Texas Rangers (2007-13), Chicago Cubs (2014-15) and San Diego Padres (2016), peaking at Triple-A …. Has also appeared at independent level with Lincoln Saltdogs (2017) …. Has gone 69-62 with a 4.20 ERA and three saves in 256 games (187 starts) at the affiliated level …. Voted Mid-Season All-Star for the Texas League in 2013 with Double-A Frisco and in the Pacific Coast League in 2015 with Triple-A Iowa ….. Was voted Triple-A Iowa’s Pitcher of the Year in 2015 after going 12-6 with a 2.95 ERA in 27 games (26 starts) …. Voted Dominican Winter League Pitcher of the Year in 2014 after going 5-0 with a 1.67 ERA in 11 games (seven starts) with the Leones del Escogido