Jhoulys Chacin is an American-Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves.
Prior to 2009 and 2010, Chacin was regarded as one of the Rockies’ top prospects after signing as an international free agent with them in 2004.
On July 24, 2009, Chacin was promoted from the Double-A Tulsa Drillers to the major leagues. Chacin led all National League rookies in strikeouts (138) and had a 3.28 earned run average in his first full season in MLB with the Rockies in 2010.
When the 2011 season got underway, Chacin was one of the top young pitchers in baseball. However, his mechanics began to deteriorate toward the end of the season.
Despite this, he finished the season with an 11–14 record and a 3.62 ERA in 31 appearances. He fanned 150 hitters in 194 innings of work. However, his 87 walks were first in the National League.
On April 15, 2011, he pitched his first career complete-game shutout. Due to a pectoral injury, Chacin only made 14 starts in 2012.
Jhoulys Chacín Parents: Who Are Jhoulys Chacín Parents?
Professional baseball pitcher Jhoulys Chacin was born to his parents Mr and Mrs Chacin. Jhoulys grew up with his parents in Maracaibo, Venezuela.