Wilber Dotel: Struggling With Command In Early Bradenton Appearances

With the Florida Complex League season over, we’ve seen a few names from those rosters start to trickle their way up to the Bradenton roster. One name not initially recognized that has recently made his full-season debut was 19-year-old Wilber Dotel. 

The righty has spent most of the last two seasons in the FCL, putting up some impressive numbers from a teenager that skipped over the Dominican Summer League and came straight to America.

Dotel has posted a 2.95 ERA across 64 innings pitched, striking out 69 and walking 34. Of his 23 appearances, 14 of them were starts.

He was moved up from the FCL to Bradenton on August 27 and made his debut that same night.

Dotel has pitched twice for the Marauders since then, and while he has shown some promise, command issues have kept him fr...



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