Dominican pitcher Jorge Luis Alcalá plays for the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball.
Alcalá joined the Houston Astros in December 2014 as an unrestricted foreign free agent. With the Astros of the Dominican Summer League, he made his professional debut in 2015, going 2-0 with a 3.06 ERA in 32.1 innings pitched.
He pitched in 15 games (ten starts) for the Gulf Coast Astros, Greeneville Astros, and Tri-City ValleyCats in 2016, compiling a combined 3-3 record with a 2.41 ERA.
He started 2018 with Buies Creek before being promoted to the Corpus Christi Hooks. In 2017, he played for the Quad Cities River Bandits and Buies Creek Astros, amassing a 7-6 record with a 3.05 ERA in 22 games (18 starts).
Alcalá and Gilberto Celestino were exchanged for Ryan Pressly by the Minnesota Twins on July 27, 2018. The Chattanooga Lookouts were given charge of him.
He made 16 starts out of 24 games while pitching for Buies Creek, Corpus Christi, and Chattanooga, finishing with a 3-11 record, 3.81 ERA, and 1.34 WHIP.
In 109 innings, he combined to go 6-7 with a 5.47 ERA while playing for the Rochester Red Wings and Pensacola Blue Wahoos in the minor leagues in 2019.
After deciding to sign Alcalá’s contract on September 14, 2019, the Minnesota Twins promoted him to the majors. On September 21, he made his major league debut against the Kansas City Royals, pitching a two-thirds of an inning.
How Old Is Jorge Alcala?
Jorge Alcala is 26 years old. He was born on July 28, 1995.