Stolmy Pimentel has a good chance to make the Opening Day roster. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
As someone who reads Sox Prospects (I partially modeled this site after theirs), I was familiar with Stolmy Pimentel before he was acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Joel Hanrahan trade last off-season. He was on the prospect radar early, and was one of the top pitching prospects in the Red Sox system for a few years. Then he struggled during the 2012 season, which helped to make him available for the Pirates to acquire last year.
I didn't get a chance to see Pimentel until about a year ago, early in Spring Training. I saw him throw in the Black and Gold game that kicked off the Spring Training schedule, and was very impressed. His fastball had a lot of velocity, his slider looked sha...
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