Lester Oliveros 44 | P Full Name:
Lester Jesus Oliveros Born:
May 28, 1988 in Maracay, Venezuela Height:
6' 0'' Weight:
Resides in Maracay, VZ during the off-season.
... Recommended/signed by Ramon Pena for the Tigers.2006 Highlights
Made his professional debut with the Venezuelan Summer League Tigers in 2006.
... Fourth among all Venezuelan Summer League relievers with a .188 batting average against.
... Fanned a season-high six batters on July 24 at the Venezuelan Summer League Reds.2007 Highlights
Led the Venezuelan Summer League with 19 saves for the Venezuelan Summer League Tigers in 2007, while he tied for third with 27 appearances.
... Topped all Venezuelan Summer League relievers with 13.85 strikeouts per nine innings, while he was second with 9.86 baserunners per nine innings and fourth with a .181 batting average against.
... Did not allow a run in 13 straight outings June 16-July 21, fanning 25 batters in 15.1 scoreless innings.
... Struck out a season-high six batters on July 9 at the Venezuelan Summer League Devil Rays/Reds.
... Appeared in four games with Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, tossing four scoreless innings of relief.2008 Highlights
Assigned to Single A Oneonta to begin the 2008 season.
... Compiled a 0.54 ERA (16.2IP/1ER) and 29 strikeouts over his final 11 outings with Oneonta June 28-August 11.
... Fanned a season-high five batters on July 6 versus State College -- equaled the high with five strikeouts on July 31 at Aberdeen.
... Had his contract transferred from Oneonta to Lakeland on August 13.2009 Highlights
Spent the majority of the 2009 season with Lakeland.
... Compiled a 1.86 ERA (9.2IP/2ER) in seven outings during April.
... Finished 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA (13.0IP/3ER) and 15 strikeouts in eight appearances during June.
... Fanned a season-high five batters on July 16 versus Dunedin -- equaled the high with five strikeouts on July 28 versus Palm Beach.
... Posted a 1-1 record, 0.66 ERA (13.2IP/1ER) and 13 strikeouts in eight outings during August.
... Had his contract transferred from Lakeland to Triple A Toledo on September 3 -- saw action in one game with Toledo.
... Finished 0-1 with a 5.75 ERA (20.1IP/13ER) and 19 strikeouts in 16 outings with Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season.2010 Highlights
Topped all Tigers minor league pitchers as he combined for 23 saves between Single A Lakeland and Double A Erie during the 2010 season.
... Assigned to Lakeland to begin the season -- sidelined both April 21-May 1 and May 7-23 with right biceps tendinitis.
... Compiled a 0.87 ERA (10.1IP/1ER) and 14 strikeouts over his final 10 outings with Lakeland May 26-June 24.
... Had his contract transferred from Lakeland to Erie on June 26.
... Posted a 1.29 ERA (14.0IP/2ER) and 25 strikeouts over a 13-outing stretch July 24-August 22 ... Named the 17th-best prospect in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America ... Saw action in 16 games with Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, posting a 2-1 record, 3.86 ERA (25.2IP/11ER) and 20 strikeouts.