Resides in Nigua, DR during the offseason ... Participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigerFest ... Recommended/signed by Carlos Santana and Ramon Perez for the Tigers.
Selected the Tigers Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2017, after compiling a 12-2 record with a 2.25 ERA (124.0IP/31ER) and 144 strikeouts in 23 starts between Single A West Michigan and Single A Lakeland ... Named to the Midwest League Midseason and Postseason All-Star Teams ... Ranked tied for seventh in the Midwest League with 10 wins, while he was 10th with 116 strikeouts ... Did not allow an earned run in his first five starts of the season from April 11-May 7, a stretch that lasted 28.0 innings ... Struck out a season-high 12 batters on May 20 at Lake County...also had a double-digit strikeout performance on July 14 vs. Cedar Rapids, striking out 11 ... Made four starts with West Michigan in July, going 3-0 with a 1.71 ERA (21.0IP/4ER) and 30 strikeouts ... Started five games with Lakeland and allowed two runs-or-less in each start ... Ranked as the 10th-best prospect in the Tigers organization by Baseball America following the season.
Started 15 games with Single A Connecticut in 2016 ... Ranked tied for second in the New York-Penn League with 15 starts, while he was tied for sixth with 62 strikeouts and tied for ninth with 71.1 innings pitched...ranked fifth among New York-Penn League starting pitchers with 7.82 strikeouts per nine innings ... Finished the month of August with a 3-1 record, a 2.45 ERA (33.0IP/9ER) and 29 strikeouts in six starts ... Limited lefthanded hitters to a .194 (19x98) batting average, while righties hit .292 (49x168) against him ... Ranked as the 30th-best prospect in the Tigers organization by Baseball America following the season.
Made 11 appearances, including six starts, between the GCL Tigers and Single A Connecticut in 2015 ... Made five appearances, including one start, with the GCL Tigers in July, going 1-3 with a 2.14 ERA (21.0IP/5ER) and 21 strikeouts ... Threw a season-long 6.2 innings and tied a season high with eight strikeouts on August 28 vs. the GCL Yankees2.
Spent the entire 2014 season with the DSL Tigers, appearing in 16 games, including 10 as a starter ... Pitched in five games, including two starts, during August, going 3-0 with a 0.55 ERA (16.1IP/1ER) and 20 strikeouts.
Completed his first season of professional baseball in 2013, making 16 appearances, including 12 starts, with the DSL Tigers ... Earned the first win of his professional career and struck out a season-high 10 batters on June 10 vs. the DSL Rojos ... Allowed one run-or-less in each of his first five starts from June 4-July 4 and posted a 1-0 record with a 0.98 ERA (18.1IP/2ER) and 26 strikeouts during the stretch.