Alejandro Chacin

Position: P
Birthday: June 24, 1993
Hometown: Maracay     Country: Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Height: 6-0
Weight: 204 lbs
       
  • 2018 will be Chacin's first season with the Skeeters, first in the Atlantic League and ninth in professional baseball 
  • Made his MLB debut with the Cincinnati Reds last season, making six relief appearances  (6 IP), with a 10.50 ERA and six strikeouts to four walks 
  • In 44 appearances with Triple-A Louisville (Reds) in 2017, Chacin posted a 2.60 ERA over 69 1/3 innings while recording 63 strikeouts 
  • Chacin has eight years of professional baseball experience, signing with the Reds out of Venezuela as an amateur free agent in February 2010 
  • Through eight minor league seasons, Chacin has made 291 appearances (398 IP) while recording 458 strikeouts to 165 walks 
  • Was selected to the Southern League (Double-A) All-Star team in 2016, going 5-2 with a 1.78 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings pitched. 
  • His 30 saves with Single-A Dayton in 2016 ranks second in the team's history