Dario Abdiel Agrazal...Is engaged to Karol Chambers... Father, Dario, is a well-known coach and former pitcher in Panama...Was on roster for Panama in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers in 2016...Lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete while growing up...Enjoys fishing in his spare time...Signed by Pirate scouts Rene Gayo and Jose Pineda.
Went 5-6 with a 3.65 ERA in 17 minor league appearances (16 starts)...Began season with Double-A Altoona, where he posted a 1.46 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP in 24.2ip during the month of April...Picked up first professional hit and RBI on 5/1 vs. Richmond...Made lone relief outing (third career) on 5/7 vs. Bowie and pitched 5.0 innings (0er) in relief of Joe Musgrove, who was on MLB rehab...Went 3-0 with a 1.30 ERA over his first seven outings (six starts) thru 5/13 and was ranked third in the Eastern League in ERA...Was placed on the 7-day disabled list on 5/29 (retro to 5/26) with a right shoulder strain; ranked seventh in the league with 2.79 ERA at the time... Was activated from the disabled list and assigned to High-A Bradenton on 7/23...Returned to Altoona on 8/5... Went 2-2 with a 2.63 ERA (24.0ip/7er) in his first four starts after coming off the D.L. before going 0-2 with a 13.50 ERA (15.0ip/10er) in his last two regular season outings... Allowed career highs in runs (10), hits (13) and home runs (5) in 3.0-inning stint on 9/3 at Bowie in Curve's regular season finale...Pitched Game 4 of the Division Series on 9/8 vs. Akron and allowed five runs over 2.1 innings in loss as Curve were eliminated from postseason.
Spent majority of season with Bradenton and was selected to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star team...Was Bradenton's Opening Day starter on 4/6 at Charlotte (4.2ip/4r/2er)...Won four of his first five decisions thru 5/23...Made his second career relief appearance on 5/13 and retired all three batters he faced...Was promoted to Double-A on 6/20 and made lone appearance with Altoona on 6/21...Was placed on the 7-day disabled list on 6/24 and missed remainder of the season due to a right pectoral strain.