Helcris Olivarez, a professional baseball pitcher from the Dominican Republic who plays for the Colorado Rockies, was born on August 8, 2000.
In 2016, Olivarez joined the Colorado Rockies as an unrestricted foreign free agent. After the 2020 season, the Rockies added him to their 40-man roster.
The Colorado Rockies signed him as a qualified pitcher in August 2016 as an international free agent. He has a 6-1 record and a 2.30 ERA in 13 games for Minor League Baseball in 2018.
With the DSL Rockies, the rookie affiliate team of the Rockies, he started his professional career. Among the pitching prospects for the Rockies, Helcris Olivarez has one of the higher ceilings.
In fact, the left-hander, who is 21 and 6’3″ and weighs 200 pounds, was kept on the 40-man roster after dominating in fall practices in 2020 despite having never pitched above rookie level up until that point.
The bat-missing arsenal of Olivarez, who originally signed in 2016 for $65k, features a left-side fastball in the mid-90s and an above-average curve, in addition to his fluid delivery.
Olivarez was sent straight to High-A Spokane in 2021 after being added to the 40-man roster, where he was 3.2 years younger than the league average.
In 22 appearances, 21 of which were starts, Olivarez averaged less than five innings per start against such skilled opposition (99 23 IP).
Having said that, Olivarez did pitch at least six innings in three of his final five games, all of which were strong starts.
Olivarez’s 2021 statistics included a 6.05 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, and 6.1 BB/9 rates (hitting 21 batters as well).
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