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Yelmison Peralta

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Yelmison Peralta (La Piedra)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 210 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Yelmison Peralta has pitched in the Dominican Republic, USA and Colombia and for the Dominican national team.

He was signed by Chicago White Sox scouts Marco Paddy and Miguel Peguero. [1] He was 0-5 with a 7.26 ERA for the DSL White Sox in 2012 with 33 walks and 10 wild pitches in 31 innings. He still came stateside in 2013, going 0-3 with a 7.88 ERA for the Bristol White Sox. He split 2014 between the AZL White Sox (4-2, Sv, 3.55) and Great Falls Voyagers (0-1, 3.68); his control was improving as he walked 9 in 38 innings in the Arizona League. He split '15 between the AZL White Sox (1-1, 5.40 in 2 G) and Kannapolis Intimidators (4-8, 6.04 in 21 G). He tied for 7th in the South Atlantic League with 79 runs allowed.

The right-hander was with Kannapolis (1-4, Sv, 3.82 in 24 G) and the Winston-Salem Dash (0-2, 4 Sv, 3.57 in 16 G) in 2016 as well as in 2017 (0-2, 4.97 in 19 G for the Dash; 1-0, Sv, 3.86 in 14 for the Intimidators). He spent a third year with the same two clubs, going 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA in 8 games for the 2018 Kannapolis team and with a save and a 6.00 ERA for Winston-Salem. Let go by the ChiSox, he was with the Jersey Wise Guys in 2020 (0-1, 4.73 in 9 G). He pitched for two Colombian League teams in 2022-2023, then had a save and a 3.00 ERA in 3 outings in the 2023 Caribbean Series. He struck out Sicnarf Loopstok to save Carlos Díaz's win over Curacao.

Peralta started two games for the Dominicans in the 2023 Central American and Caribbean Games. He started against Nicaragua but left after 2 2/3 IP with 3 hits, 2 walks and 2 strikeouts; Juan Montes had just doubled to put his team up 2-1 when Miguel Rosario relieved. Peralta got a no-decision. He also started versus Mexico (Mexico's lone loss) and pitched 3 1/3 IP (2 H, 2 BB, 2 K, 2 R, 2 ER); Rosario again took over. He tied for the Games' lead in starts. [2]