Pirates Starter Luis Peralta Could Follow His Brother’s Footsteps to the Majors

On May 13th, 2018, Freddy Peralta made his MLB debut with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Less than a month later, his younger brother Luis would make his pro debut in the Dominican Summer League for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

The elder Peralta joined the Milwaukee rotation full-time in 2021, pitching his way to an All-Star season that saw him put up a 2.81 ERA and a 195:56 K/BB ratio in 144.1 innings.

Luis, meanwhile, made the jump to the United States in 2021, pitching as a starter for the Pirates in the FCL. After putting up a 3.41 ERA and a 36:18 K/BB ratio in 29 innings, the Pirates moved Peralta up to Bradenton's rotation for the 2022 season.

Luis Peralta gets lost in this farm system. He gets lost to the point that being the younger brother of a big league starter and t...



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