Roenis Elias Boston Red Sox  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 29
Born: August 1, 1988
Guantanamo, Cuba
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Drafted: Not drafted
How Acquired: Acquired from Seattle with Carson Smith for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro (Dec. 2015)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Scouting Report: Cuban lefty with a medium build.  Arsenal includes a low-90s four-seam fastball, a mid-80s changeup, and a high 70s wiepout curveball. Ocassionally mixes in a sinker.  Still raw despite his age.  Doesn't repeat delivery well.  Below-average control.  Agressive.

 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2008 Guantanamo CNS Cuba   19 2 3 0.400 7.84 18 1 0 31.0 38 29 27 7 30 13 2.19 0.43 3.8
2009 Guantanamo CNS Cuba   20 5 7 0.417 7.14 21 17 0 63.0 74 57 50 10 49 53 1.95 1.08 7.57
  2010 DNP - Defected --- --- --- 21 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
  2011 Azl Mariners Ariz Rk Sea 22 0 0 --- 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 -- 0.00
2011 Pulaski App Rk Sea 22 1 0 1.000 0.82 3 1 0 11.0 11 4 1 0 3 8 1.27 2.67 6.55
  2011 Clinton Midw A Sea 22 4 2 0.667 5.45 7 7 0 36.1 41 24 22 7 18 33 1.62 1.83 8.17
  2012 High Desert Calif A+ Sea 23 11 6 0.647 3.76 26 26 0 148.1 136 80 62 19 41 128 1.19 3.12 7.77
  2012 Lara LVBP Wint   23 0 2 0.000 4.74 6 6 0 19.0 28 11 10 2 10 16 2.00 1.60 7.11
  2013 Jackson Sou AA Sea 24 6 11 0.353 3.18 22 22 0 130.0 112 57 46 9 50 121 1.25 2.42 8.38
  2013 Lara LVBP Wint   24 2 1 0.667 4.26 3 3 0 12.2 12 7 6 1 4 13 1.26 3.25 9.24
  2014 Tacoma PCL AAA Sea 25 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0.20 6.00 10.80
  2014 Seattle AL MLB Sea 25 10 12 0.455 3.85 29 29 0 163.2 151 77 70 16 64 143 1.31 2.23 7.86
  2015 Tacoma PCL AAA Sea 26 4 2 0.667 7.34 12 12 0 61.1 80 54 50 9 18 47 1.60 2.61 6.90
  2015 Seattle AL MLB Sea 26 5 8 0.385 4.14 22 20 0 115.1 106 57 53 15 44 97 1.30 2.20 7.57
  2016 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 27 10 5 0.667 3.60 21 19 0 125.0 115 56 50 10 57 113 1.38 1.98 8.14
  2016 Boston AL MLB Bos 27 0 1 0.000 12.91 3 1 0 7.2 15 11 11 2 5 3 2.61 0.60 3.52
  2016 Aguilas LIDOM Wint   27 2 3 0.400 2.47 10 9 0 43.2 38 18 12 1 19 37 1.31 1.95 7.63
  2017 Lowell NYPL A- Bos 28 0 0 --- 0.00 1 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00 --- 9.00
  2017 Salem Car A+ Bos 28 0 1 0.000 15.75 1 1 0 4.0 10 9 7 1 2 1 3.00 0.50 2.25
  2017 Portland East AA Bos 28 0 1 0.000 3.38 1 1 0 2.2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1.13 1.00 3.38
  2017 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 28 1 4 0.200 6.62 7 7 0 34.0 43 25 25 9 9 25 1.53 2.78 6.62
  2017 Boston AL MLB Bos 28     stats                            
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: roh-EN-ees ehl-LEE-us
First Pro Contract:
May 3, 2011 (SEA)
Signing Bonus: $350,000
MiLB Debut: June 2011 (AZL Mariners)
MLFA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: N/A
Added to 40-man: March 28, 2014 (SEA)
MLB Debut:
April 3, 2014 (SEA)
MLB Service Time (through 2016):
1 year, 119 days
Options Remaining
: 1 (2016, 2015)
Contract (2017): $582,500
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
2012 California League Post-Season All-Star
2013 Southern League All-Star
SoxProspects.com Awards
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