Juan Jerez

JUAN JEREZ, SHORTSTOP
Born: November 28, 2001
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 160
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2018, Pittsburgh Pirates
How Acquired: International Free Agent
Country: Dominican Republic
Agent: N/A

WTM’s PLAYER PROFILE

Jerez was one of the Pirates’ more prominent signings in the 2018-19 international signing period.  He has good size for a shortstop.

2019
DSL:  272/324/469, 228 AB, 12 2B, 6 3B, 7 HR, 14 BB, 48 K, 6-12 SB

Jerez played second and short, spending two-thirds of his time in the field at second.  He showed good range.  He hit well, showing good power, although the plate discipline could have been better.

Jerez should be in the GCL in 2020.

CONTRACT INFORMATION
2020: Minor League Contract
PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: $380,000
MiLB Debut: 2019
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible: 2025
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2022
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3
MLB Service Time: 0.000
TRANSACTIONS
July 2, 2018: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent.