Williams Jerez
Williams Jerez
26-Year-Old PitcherRP
San Francisco Giants
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Williams Jerez in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Traded to the Giants in March of 2019.
Heads to San Francisco
PSan Francisco Giants  AAA
March 26, 2019
The Angels traded Jerez to the Giants on Tuesday in exchange for pitcher Chris Stratton.
ANALYSIS
Jerez boasts a mid-90s fastball from the left side and has put up some impressive strikeout rates in the minors, but control has been an issue at every stop. Adding starting pitching depth was a major priority for the Angels heading into Opening Day, so the 26-year-old reliever was deemed an expendable piece. He'll likely open the season at Triple-A Sacramento with his new organization but shouldn't have to wait long before getting a look in the big leagues.
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Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-18%
BAA vs RHP
2019
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2018
 
 
-18%
BAA vs RHP
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .304 27 6 4 7 1 0 2
Since 2017vs Right .250 44 9 4 10 2 0 1
2019vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Left .304 27 6 4 7 1 0 2
2018vs Right .250 44 9 4 10 2 0 1
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-50%
ERA on Road
2019
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2018
 
 
-50%
ERA on Road
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 7.20 1.90 10.0 0 0 0 8.1 5.4 1.8
Since 2017Away 3.60 1.20 5.0 0 0 0 10.8 3.6 1.8
2019Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Home 7.20 1.90 10.0 0 0 0 8.1 5.4 1.8
2018Away 3.60 1.20 5.0 0 0 0 10.8 3.6 1.8
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Jerez impressed enough in 2015 -- his first full year of pitching after flaming out as a hitter -- to earn a spot on Boston's 40-man roster. He flashed potential in the lower levels of the minors and the organization was eager for him to gain more experience as a reliever at Double-A Portland in 2016. There was some thought that he could eventually move up to Triple-A Pawtucket, where he would be on the precipice of MLB, but he didn't develop as hoped. The 24-year-old left-hander maintained an ability to miss bats (9.0 K/9), but his command wavered (30 walks in 65 innings). He was outrighted off the 40-man roster this offseason and should simply serve as organizational depth going forward.
Jerez, a converted outfielder, earned himself placement on the 40-man roster after he turned in a successful season in 2015, his first full year as a reliever. He thrived at the lower levels (Low-A Greenville, High-A Salem) before getting into 22 games (37 innings) at Double-A Portland. His fastball sits in the low-to-mid 90s with some sink. The command will come and go, but he's essentially around the zone. His best secondary offering is a slider while the changeup lags behind that. He'll start 2016 at Portland to gain more confidence and experience. If all goes well, he'll get the call up to Triple-A Pawtucket where he'll be an injury away from Boston.
Jerez, a second-round pick out high school in the 2011 draft, suffered a hand injury in 2012 that ate into his development time. At present, he's a center-fielder with good instincts defensively, but his 6-4 frame could fill out in the coming years. The reduced playing time in 2012 hurt him offensively, where Jerez is below average in terms of pitch recognition and plate approach. If he's placed at Low-A Greenville, there may be some struggles initially. He'll be challenged as a hitter, but it will be a chance for him to adjust to better competition.
The Red Sox feel Jerez has five-tool potential, but at 19, he's very raw and needs to polish his skills. Things have come easy for Jerez, but he'll be dealing with an advanced level of competition and he needs to work on his swing and ability to hit secondary offerings. Jerez will start his career with Boston in center field, but he there's potential for his body to grow and he may find a home at a corner outfield spot. The Red Sox feel his defense is good enough to translate from center. If he can develop his swing in spring training, he could open the year at Low-A Greenville. Otherwise, he'll hang back in extended spring training and head to Short-Season Lowell in June.
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Sent to minors
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
March 15, 2019
Jerez was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday.
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Returns to big leagues
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
September 7, 2018
Jerez was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake ahead of Friday's game against the White Sox.
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Back in minors
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
August 28, 2018
Jerez was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic Los Angeles reports.
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Joins major-league club
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
August 7, 2018
Jerez was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.
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Traded to Angels
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
July 30, 2018
Jerez and Ty Buttrey were dealt from Boston to Los Angeles on Monday in exchange for Ian Kinsler and cash considerations, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
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