Wlimer Flores has been standing out day by day with his work in the San Francisco Giants, but his younger brother (who also has the same name as their father) is on everyone's lips within the organization of the Tigers Detroit for his advances in the pitching job and thanks to it, he was promoted last Tuesday from the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps to the Erie SeaWolves, the Bengals' Double-A branch.
At 21 years old, Wilmer de Jesús has been showing all the talent on the mound that has been detected since he was signed as a free agent in 2020 and is Detroit's No. 15 prospect according to the MLB Pipeline website.
So far in the 2022 campaign, the one born in Valencia has a personal record of 1-0 with an ERA of 1.83 in 19.2 innings, but what has surprised the most is the strength by dominating rivals and accumulating to date the amount of 35 fanned out
In a recent chat with the Tigres VIP podcast, Flores pointed out that having an average speed in his shipments, higher than the average in MiLB (he throws up to 97 MPH) and his curve is the best weapon to stop the opposing offense, but He is aware that he still has to continue running details and he trusts that in a short time he will be able to make the leap to MLB.