Married (Yaniret)…daughter (Jean Mary) and son (Jean Marcos, June 30, 2014).
Went 7-1 with a 2.58 ERA (19er, 66.1ip) in a team-high 71 relief appearances in his second full season with San Francisco...His seven relief wins ranked as the fifth-most among NL relievers while his 0.95 WHIP was the 11th-best...Held left-handed batters to a .226 average against while right-handers hit .186...RH hitters were just 5-for-theirlast- 42 against him (.119)...Had a 25.1 inning scoreless streak from April 16-June 21 (25 games), the longest by a Giants relief pitcher since Jeremy Affeldt had a 28.0-inning streak in 2009...Earned three relief wins in his team's first 15 games, becoming the first Giants pitcher to do so since Bob Shaw in 1964.
Posted a 3-1 record with a 2.38 ERA (14er, 53.0) in 51 relief appearances for the Giants. Was recalled from triple-A Fresno on five different occasions. Recorded his first big league win on April 29 at Arizona... tossed 1.0-perfect inning of relief. Was 3-0 with a 1.17 ERA (4er, 30.2ip) in 29 games against NL West opponents. Allowed 12 of his of 35 (34.3%) inherited runners to score. Fashioned a 1.07 ERA (3er, 25.1ip) following the All-Star break, which was the lowest figure among SF relievers (min. 10.0ip). Allowed just two runs (1 ER) in 19.0 innings over his last 19 appearances. Was 3-1 with a 0.98 ERA (2er, 18.1ip) in 16 games for Fresno
Had his contract purchased by San Francisco from
triple-A Fresno on Sept. 1. Made his ML debut on Sept. 3 and went on to appear in eight games with SF. Spent the entire season with triple-A Fresno, going 2-1 with a 3.97 ERA (25er, 56.2ip) and 15 saves in 53 relief appearances. Was Fresno's primary closer in the second-half, going 15-for-18 in save chances.
Signed with Giants and only appeared in 3 games with Triple-A Fresno, going 1-1 with 9.00 ERA (4er, 4.0ip)...was on loan to Mexico City (Mexican League), where he went 3-1 with 2.30 ERA (14er, 54.2ip), and 15 saves in 48 games.
Spent entire season with Triple-A Indianapolis, posting 5-5 mark with 3.92 ERA (26er, 59.2ip) and
career-high in saves (23) and games (58).
Went 3-4 with 12 saves and a 2.09 ERA (51.2ip/12er) in 41 relief appearances between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis in first season as a member of Pirates organization...Began season with Altoona, where he converted six of
his seven save opportunities...Was scored upon in just five of his 28 appearances with the Curve...Was scored upon once in first six appearances (11.2ip/1er) from 4/15 thru 5/1...Worked 3.0 scoreless innings for first win on 4/26 at Akron...Earned a save in four of his five appearances from 5/9-22 before suffering only blown save on 5/27 vs. Bowie...Spent 27 days on the disabled list from 5/29 thru 6/28 with right shoulder bursitis...Made 10 consecutive scoreless outings (12.0ip) after returning from the disabled list (thru 7/25) before allowing a season-high four runs on 7/27 vs. Binghamton...Did not allow a run in final three games with Altoona before being promoted to Indianapolis on 8/7...Tossed 2.0 scoreless frames in Triple-A debut on 8/7 vs. Charlotte and did not allow a hit in his first five games with Indy (18 at bats)...Allowed one run in 1.1 innings while earning first Triple-A save on 8/10 vs. Columbus...Picked up first victory with Indianapolis on 8/25 vs. Columbus...Worked a combined 4.0 scoreless innings in final three outings of the year...Held right-handed batters to a combined .168 average (19-for-113) during the season...Went 2-0 with 16 saves (17 chances) and a 1.25 ERA (36.0ip/22h/6r/5er/6bb/27so) in 31 relief appearances with Magallanes during the Venezuelan Winter League.
Went 2-6 with 4.65 ERA (36er, 69.2ip) in 21 games (9 starts) in his 3rd season at double-A level with New Hampshire.
Spent the entire season with New Hampshire (AA) of the Eastern League...Finished second on the club with 48 appearances, all in relief...Had four holds...Allowed only 68 hits in 81.2 IP, holding opponents to a .224 average...TOUGH ON RIGHTIES: Limited RH Hitters to a .184 average (30-163)...Had five outings of 3.0 IP...Allowed eight homeruns...SHUT 'EM OUT: From June 15-July 2 (six appearances) did not allow an earned run in 12.2 IP...Gave up only five hits over that span.
Appeared in 49 games, all in relief for the Montgomery Biscuits (AA) of the Southern League...The 49 games and 16 saves represent career highs...Held batters to a .247 average.
Named a Cal League midseason All-Star...Recorded a career high eight strikeouts at SJ in four innings to get the save...11 losses tied for second most in league.
Pitched for Tronconero of the Venezuela Summer League...Held opponents to a team low .195 avg. (29-149)...Did not allow an earned run over his last three starts.
Played with Batavia (A) of the New York-Penn League...Began the season with two scoreless outings (9.0IP, H).
Began the year with Mariara...Did not allow an
earned run in 11 appearances, and held opponents to a .132 avg...Recorded a win or a save in eight consecutive appearances...Promoted to the GCL Phillies where he held the opposition to a .129 avg.
Pitched for Mariara of the Venezuelan Summer
League...Tied for tops in the league with eight wins, led the team in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts.
Signed by the Phillies as a non-drafted free agent.