Yerry De Los Santos thrives in pressure situations

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Stepping to the mound in the ninth inning in a combined no hitter, wanting to maintain that so badly for the hurlers prior, is an extremely pressure-packed situation.

This is just the scenario that Yerry De Los Santos found himself in on April 13 in St Paul with all eyes on him. Eleven pitches, seven strikes, and a pair of strikeouts later, the 24-year-old slammed the door shut in dominating form.

In five appearances in 2022, De Los Santos has continued exactly that form for Indianapolis and is now moved into one of the highest-leverage reliever slots for the squad. This is a situation that the right-handler relishes.

“I like the pressure,” De Los Santos said. “Those situations are what I know...In the tense situations, I just like to pitch. I just try to be m...

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