Alex Colomé is an All-Star relief pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League. He and Jess Colome’ are nephews.
Eddy Toledo was the scout who brought lex to the Devil Rays in March 2007.
With the DSL Devil Rays, he had a 1-6 record and a 2.97 ERA. There were 31 walks in 39 1/3 innings, including 16 wild pitches, which tied him for seventh in the league.
The Princeton Rays went 0-5, 6.80 in 2008 with him, although he struck out 52 batters in 46 1/3 innings and showed improved control (26 walks, 6 wild pitched).
Prior to the 2009 season, Baseball America ranked him as the No. 24 best Rays prospect.
Colomé had a breakout season in 2009, finishing 7-4 with a 1.66 ERA for the Hudson Valley Renegades, striking out 94 batters in 76 innings while allowing a.174 batting average against.
With seven victories, first-place strikeouts (11 more than Marty Popham), and second-place ERA in the New York-Penn League, he was a standout (behind Jose Alvarez).
After Ryan Westmoreland, he was named the second-best prospect in the New York Peach League by Baseball America.
Pitchers for the 2010 Bowling Green Hot Rods (118 strikeouts) and the Charlotte Stone Crabs (one run allowed in four innings) both used the Dominican right-hander, who went 6-6 with a 3.95 ERA in 2010.
Baseball America ranked him as the 9th best prospect in the Tampa Bay organization and the 16th best prospect in the Midwest League (behind Rubby de la Rosa and Chris Owings).
How Tall Is Alex Colomé?
Alex Colomé stands at a height of 1.88 m.