Bats: R Throws: R
Height: 5'10" Weight: 174
Date of Birth: 5/1/1997
Residence: Monterey Park, Calif.
Previous Team: Bakersfield Trainrobbers
From Monterey Park, Calif., Valenzuela signs with the Otters as he heads into his first season in the Frontier League. In 2019, Valenzuela pitched for the Bakersfield Trainrobbers of the Pecos League, where he made 33 appearances. Overall, Valenzuela went 3-1 with a 1.35 ERA in 40 innings. He picked up two saves, and he struck out 53 batters to only surrendering six walks. He posted a WHIP of 0.97. Before joining Bakersfield that summer, Valenzuela finished his collegiate career at the University of St. Mary. That spring, he appeared in 15 games and posted a 2-2 record along with two saves on the mound. Valenzuela recorded a 3.53 ERA and struck out 26 batters in 43.1 innings pitched. He spent his underclassmen years at Pasadena City College.