Stolmy Pimentel has been impressive this Spring.
If there's one player who has surprised me this Spring, it's been Stolmy Pimentel. When he came over from the Red Sox in the Joel Hanrahan trade, Pimentel looked like a fading prospect. He used to be one of the top arms in the Boston farm system. He's still regarded as a prospect, but after struggling at the Double-A level the last two years, his hype has faded.
From what I've seen this Spring out of Pimentel, there's little reason to be down on him. There's also no reason why he should have struggled so much at the Double-A level the last two seasons with this stuff.
The right-hander didn't have his best results of the Spring today, but it wasn't bad. He went four innings, allowing two runs on five hits, with a walk and six strikeo...
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