This offseason limited payroll flexibility prevented Cincinnati from going after bullpen help as aggressively as they would have liked. However, the Reds did pick up a few candidates for help from some lower profile signings. LHP Jose Mijares has been successful at the MLB level and RHP’s Keyvius Sampson and Wilmer Font have big-time fastballs.
February 6, 2015
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Texas Rangers recently promoted hard-throwing prospect Wilmer Font to Double-A Frisco, where he finished the regular season by posting a 3.00 ERA in 10 relief appearances. Lone Star Dugout has scouting video and a report of the prospect, who fanned 29 batters in 15 Double-A innings.
September 6, 2012
As members of the Texas Rangers' 40-man roster, Martin Perez, Wilmer Font, and Roman Mendez all have at least an outside chance of earning a September call-up this season. Lone Star Dugout spoke with Rangers minor league pitching coordinator Danny Clark about the hard-throwing trio in part one of this two-part interview.
August 27, 2012
Right-handed pitcher Wilmer Font, who was recently promoted to Double-A Frisco, is having a successful season while making his return from Tommy John surgery. Between Myrtle Beach and Frisco, he has struck out 112 batters while yielding only 60 hits in 86 innings. Lone Star Dugout features the fireballing 22-year-old prospect.
August 7, 2012
WILMINGTON, Del. – The High-A Myrtle Beach pitching staff currently leads the Carolina League with a cumulative 3.04 earned-run average. Lone Star Dugout caught up with Pelicans pitching coach Brad Holman to discuss Matt West, Roman Mendez, and Wilmer Font in part one of this two-part interview.
July 10, 2012
Although High-A Myrtle Beach starter Wilmer Font hurled six innings of one-hit ball on Friday, the Pelicans lost the game after closer Matt West surrendered six runs in 1.1 innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
July 6, 2012