Stolmy Ramon Pimentel (last name pronounced "PIM-en-tell")...Was signed by Boston as a 16-year-old free agent on 7/2/06...Was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 10 pitching prospect in the Boston organization prior to the 2012 season...Entered the 2009 season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 9 overall prospect in the Boston system and as having the "Best Changeup" in the organization...Participated in PirateFest this past December...Currently tabbed by Baseball America as having the "Best Slider" in the Pirates system.
Was the lone rookie pitcher to make Pittsburgh's Opening Day roster...Won his first Major League game while making season debut on 4/2 vs. Chicago (NL); pitched 4.0 scoreless innings of relief in 16-inning victory...Pitched 2.2 innings in relief of Francisco Liriano (left game with illness) on 4/26 at St. Louis and picked up his second win...Surrendered a walkoff home run to the only batter he faced (Matt Wieters) in game two of a doubleheader on 5/1 at Baltimore and suffered first big league loss...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/3 (retro to 5/2) with right shoulder inflammation...Threw a 28-pitch bullpen session at Yankee Stadium on 5/17...Pitched an inning in an Extended Spring Training game on 5/30...Began a rehab assignment with High-A Bradenton on 6/2 and pitched 2.0 scoreless innings...Had rehab transferred to Double-A Altoona on 6/6; tossed 3.0 scoreless innings and struck out five batters that night at Trenton...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from D.L. on 6/11...Pitched 1.2 innings on 6/14 at Miami; tossed a scoreless eighth inning before giving up a pair of two-run homers while recording two outs in the ninth...Set career high with 4.1 innings pitched on 6/18 vs. Cincinnati...Struck out seven batters while pitching 4.0 innings vs. New York (NL) on 6/28...Gave up two hits and walked three batters and was charged with two runs on 7/4 vs. Philadelphia...Was placed on 15-day disabled list on 8/15 (retro to 8/14) with a right ankle sprain...Began a rehab assignment with Altoona on 8/21 and tossed a scoreless inning that night at Akron...Made four rehab appearances with Altoona (3.1ip/3r/1er) and one with Triple-A Indianapolis; recorded his first professional save with 2.0 scoreless innings on 8/29 vs. Columbus...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated from the D.L. on 9/1...Made one appearance with the Pirates during the final month; tossed a scoreless frame on 9/24 at Atlanta...Produced a 0.73 ERA (12.1ip/1er) in the three games in which he pitched at least 4.0 innings...Posted a 2.95 ERA (21.1ip/7er) in 10 games at PNC Park...Had a 10.47 strikeouts/per 9.0ip ratio while pitching with Pittsburgh...Went 0-for-5 at the plate...Made nine starts with Estrellas de Oriente during the Dominican Winter League and went 2-3 with a 5.06 ERA (32.0ip/18r) and 21 strikeouts; ranked second on the staff in starts and innings pitched.
Went 6-9 with a 3.35 ERA (169.1ip/63er), two complete games and 123 strikeouts in 27 minor league starts between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis...Established minor league career highs in games, starts, innings pitched and strikeouts...Began season with Altoona and pitched 6.0 scoreless innings in his debut on 4/7 at Erie...Tossed another 6.1 scoreless frames in his second start on 4/13 vs. Harrisburg before being scored upon for the first time in his third start on 4/18 (5.0ip/1er)...Pitched 6.2 scoreless innings in his fourth start while winning his first decision on 4/24 at Richmond and followed that with 7.0 scoreless frames for his second win on 4/29 vs. Akron...Had his season-long streak of scoreless innings snapped at 18.1 in the bottom of the first inning during his start on 5/4 at Erie...Went 2-0 with a 0.29 ERA (31.0ip/1er) in his first five starts thru 4/29...Gave up six runs in his shortest outing of the season (4.1ip) on 5/9 vs. Richmond...Suffered his first loss while surrendering six runs in 6.0ip on 5/15 vs. Trenton...Lost three straight starts from 5/15-25...Was victorious in his final two starts with Altoona...Threw a 7.0-inning complete game in his last Double-A start on 6/12 at New Britain...Was promoted to Indianapolis on 6/15 and was charged with just one earned run in his first two Triple-A starts (13.0ip)...Suffered loss in his third start on 6/27 vs. Rochester (5.0ip/6er) before winning his first Triple-A decision on 7/2 at Louisville (7.0ip/1er)...Allowed just two hits while pitching 8.0 scoreless frames for his second and final win with Indy on 7/12 at Louisville...Suffered a 1-0 loss while tossing a 6.0-inning complete game on 7/25 at Charlotte...Posted a 1.99 ERA (40.2ip/9er) in six starts during the month of July...Lost each of last five Triple-A decisions...Pitched at least 6.0 innings in each of his last 11 starts with Indianapolis and in 13 of his 14 starts overall...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 8/31...Surrendered two unearned runs in 1.2 innings while making his Major League debut on 9/4 at Miller Park...Struck out big league career-high four batters while giving up two runs in career-high 2.2ip on 9/8 at St. Louis; also grounded out in first Major League plate appearance on 9/8...Gave up just one hit while making three scoreless appearances (5.0ip) to end the season...Made one appearance with Estrellas de Oriente during the Dominican Winter League (1.2ip/0r).
Spent entire season at Portland (Red Sox' AA), where he led the team in starts...Went 5-0 with a 2.52 ERA (60.2ip/17er) while
pitching at home and 1-7 with a 6.87 ERA (55.0ip/42er) on the road...Struck out a season-high seven batters in his first start...Pitched his
second career complete game (also 6/17/09) on 5/30; a 5-2 loss at Harrisburg where he allowed five runs on seven hits...Tossed a season-high
7.0 innings on 6/17...Also pitched 7.0 frames in back-to-back games on 7/14 and 7/19 while allowing just one run in each of those starts...
Matched his season-high with seven strikeouts on 7/19...Allowed a total of three earned runs over his final four starts, posting a 2-1 record and
a 1.29 ERA (21.0ip) in that time...Did not allow a home run in his first nine starts (45.1ip) and gave up just two long balls over his final 10 outings
(54.0ip)...Played for Estrellas during the Dominican Winter League and went 1-2 with a 5.87 ERA (23.0ip/15er) and 23 strikeouts; posted a 1-0
record and a 4.50 ERA (4.0ip/2er) in two relief appearances.
Split the season between High-A Salem and Double-A Portland.
Entered the season as the No. 9 prospect in the Red Sox system according to Baseball America, No. 5 pitcher...
Also chosen by the publication as having the best change-up in the chain.
Combined to go 6-13 with a 6.79 ERA (77 ER/102.0 IP) in 26 games (25 starts).
Began the season with the Sea Dogs, his 1st career Double-A action.
Threw 6.0 scoreless innings with a season-high 7 strikeouts on 5/9 at New Hampshire.
On the disabled list from 6/2-11...Transferred to Salem on 7/11 after going 0-9 in 15 total starts with Portland.
Went 6-4 with Salem...Posted a 3.24 ERA (15 ER/41.2 IP) in his last 8 starts beginning 7/23.
Won 5 of his last 6 starts beginning 8/3 with wins in his 1st 3 starts in that span.
Following the season, compiled a 2-1 record with a 3.94 ERA (7 ER/16.0 IP) in 7 games (2 starts) for Estrellas
de Oriente of the Dominican Winter League.
Ranked among Carolina League leaders in ERA (9th, 4.06) and starts (T-3rd, 26) in a full
season with Single-A Salem.
Finished 5th among league starters with a .248 opponent average against (120-for-484).
Placed 8th among qualifying Red Sox minor leaguers in ERA and tied for 4th with 9 wins.
Recorded a team-high 102 strikeouts compared to 42 walks.
Selected to participate in the All-Star Futures Game on 7/11 at Angel Stadium and retired both batters he
faced while pitching for the World Team.
Made 24 appearances (23 starts) for Single-A Greenville, ranking among Boston's
organizational leaders in wins (T-2nd, 10), strikeouts (4th, 103) and ERA (9th, 3.82).
Tied for the club lead in wins and finished 2nd in starts, innings (117.2) and K's.
Posted a league-best 2.01 ERA (13 ER/58.1 IP) before the All-Star break.
Did not record a decision while tallying a 1.64 ERA (2 ER/11.0 IP) in 2 postseason starts.
Ranked 4th among Sox farmhands with a 3.14 ERA (22 ER/63.0 IP) at Short-A Lowell.
Placed among New York-Penn League leaders in WHIP (4th, 1.08) and ERA (11th)...Tied for the club lead
with 5 wins.
Did not allow an earned run in 2 relief outings (9.0 IP)...Posted a 3.67 ERA (22 ER/54.0 IP) as a starter.
Pitched a scoreless inning in the NYPL All-Star Game.
Made 1 start in the playoffs, allowing 2 runs in 4.0 innings.
Ranked as the No. 10 prospect, No. 5 pitcher, in the organization according to Baseball America...Also named
by the publication as having the best changeup in the system.
Earned Red Sox Minor League Latin Program Pitcher of the Year honors after pacing
the Dominican Summer League Red Sox with 60 strikeouts.
Ranked 2nd on the club with 13 starts and 3rd with 62.0 innings.
Named the Red Sox Minor League DSL Pitcher of the Month for June.