Jhoulys Chacin has pitched for seven different teams throughout the course of his eleven-year career. In 2018, he won 15 games for the Milwaukee Brewers.
In 2004, Chacin was signed by Colorado Rockies scouts Rolando Fernandez, Francisco Cartaya, and Orlando Medina. He debuted in 2005 for the DSL Rockies, going 3-1 with a 4.32 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 50 innings.
In 72 2/3 innings with the same team in 2006, the teenager went 4-1 with a 1.49 ERA, striking 67 batters while allowing 60 hits and 18 walks.
Jhoulys first arrived in the United States in 2007, pitching for the Casper Rockies, where he went 6-5 with a 3.13 ERA and was named to the Pioneer League All-Star team.
He ranked third in the circuit in ERA, equal for first in strikeouts with Juan Moreno and Robert Fish (77), and led in innings pitched (92).
Baseball America ranked him as the league’s 13th top prospect. In 2008, he pitched for the Asheville Tourists (10-1, 1.86 ERA,.205 opponent average) and the Modesto Nuts (8-2, 2.31 ERA, only 12 walks in 66 1/3 innings).
Baseball America awarded him Colorado’s Minor League Player of the Year after he led the affiliated minors in wins (18), innings pitched (177 2/3), and ERA.
His 160 strikeouts tied him with Cory Riordan for the most in the Rockies organization, and he was tied for sixth in the affiliated minors.
What Nationality Is Jhoulys Chacin?
Jhoulys Chacin is Venezuelan.