Member of the Venezuelan 18U national team and Team Venezuela for the November 2019 WSBC Premier12 event, a 2020 Olympic qualifier....A YouTube.com video produced by his father following his conversion to pitching helped him land a scholarship with Ranger College outside of the DFW area...Pitched at Ranger JC in 2013 and 2014, posting a 3.14 ERA in his second season...Has never been on the Injured List in his professional career.
Posted a 4-2 record with 5 saves and a 3.45 ERA in 48 relief outings/1 start (62.2IP, 43H, 24ER, 38BB, 88SO, .191 avg.) between AA Akron and AAA Columbus...Was with Columbus, May 28-July 30, and then from Sept. 1-end of season...ERA at Columbus was skewed due to a July 13 outing where he allowed 6 ER without recording an out... His 48 outings led the Indians PD system...Posted 3 scoreless outings in the Int'l League playoffs (3.2IP, 2H, 0R, 4BB, 5 SO)...On the year posted 23 outings of at least 1.1 IP and recorded a pair of 3.0-inning outings with Akron...Combined on the year RHH batted .214 (27-for-126) and LHH batted just .162 (16-for-99, 1HR)...Batters hit .157 (19-for-121) off him with runners on...Recorded 3 scoreless outings in exhibition outings for Cleveland last spring (2.1 IP).
Led Akron in appearances (47), good for 6th in Eastern League.
Led Indians organization with 15 saves and led Lynchburg with 31 games finished.
Named New York-Penn League Pitcher of the Week for June 20-26 after working 6.2 scoreless innings over three games (1H, 2BB, 9K)... Signed by Mark Allen.