Signed by San Francisco to a minor league contract on Jan. 5, 2018... MLB Debut: July 31, 2015 at BAL (w/DET) First MLB Win: Sept. 5, 2016 at OAK (w/LAA).
Split the year between the Angels and Padres organizations and appeared in the big leagues with each club, totaling 14 relief outings and 18.0 innings pitched (8.50 ERA)... Was designated for assignment by the Angels on May 6 and acquired off waivers by the Padres on May 10.
Spent the majority of the 2015 season with Triple-A Toledo and posted a 4-5 record with five saves, a 3.32 ERA (57.0IP/21ER) and 43 strikeouts in 43 games. Appeared in seven games with the Tigers and had a 0-1 record with a 4.00 ERA (9.0IP/4ER) and four strikeouts. Had a streak of six consecutive scoreless appearances from June 9-24 -- threw 9.1 innings during the stretch with nine strikeouts. Made 10 relief outings in June and had a 1-1 record with one save, a 2.57 ERA (14.0IP/4ER) and 13 strikeouts. Compiled a 2-0 record with one save, a 1.46 ERA (12.1IP/2ER) and 10 strikeouts in nine appearances with Toledo in July. Recalled from Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on July 31. Made his major league debut on July 31 at Baltimore, allowing two runs on three hits with four batters faced. Optioned to Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on August 5. Recalled from Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on August 20. Optioned to Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on August 22. Pitched in eight games with the Mud Hens in August and had a 0-1 record with two saves, a 1.54 ERA (11.2IP/2ER) and seven strikeouts. Recalled from Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on September 4. Recorded the first strikeout of his major league career on September 4 vs. Cleveland, striking out Yan Gomes. Tossed a season-long 2.1 innings on September 9 vs. Tampa Bay, allowing one hit and striking out one. Made six appearances with the Tigers during the month of September and had a 2.00 ERA (9.0IP/2ER) with four strikeouts. Posted a 2.57 ERA (7.0IP/2ER) and two strikeouts in four appearances at Comerica Park...went 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA (2.0IP/2ER) and two strikeouts in three games on the road. Lefthanded hitters posted a .308 (4-for-13) batting average...righthanders batted .273 (6-for-22) against him. • Appeared in 17 games with Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League and had a 3-1 record with a 4.11 ERA (15.1IP/7ER) and 12 strikeouts.
Selected to the Eastern League's mid-season All-star squad in 2014 as he spent the entire season with Double-A Erie...Tied for seventh in the eastern League with 18 saves...Did not allow a run in seven straight outings (8.0 IP) from April 10-May 1...Tossed a season-high 2.2 innings on May 9 at Richmond -- fanned a season-best five batters that same day...Earned the save in six straight outings June 15-July 4...Limited opponents to a .095 batting average with two outs and runners in scoring position.
Selected to the Midwest League's mid-season All-Star squad in 2013, as he split the season between Single A West Michigan and Single A Lakeland...Assigned to West Michigan to begin the season -- did not allow a run in his first 13 appearances (13.2IP) of the year...Limited righthanded hitters to a .096 (5x52) average with the WhiteCaps...Had his contract transferred to Lakeland on June 22 -- finished fifth in the Midwest league with 16 saves...Did not allow a run in his final 11 outings of the season from July 28-August 31, converting all nine of his save opportunities...Compiled a 1-1 record, a 2.74 ERA (23.0IP/7ER) and 17 saves in 23 games with Lakeland...Tied for first among all Single A relievers with 33 saves between West Michigan and Lakeland.
Tabbed the Gulf Coast League's Pitcher of the Year and named to the Gulf Coast League's postseason All-Star squad in 2012...Led the Gulf Coast League with 15 saves and 23 games finished, while he was second with 23 appearances...Fanned a season-high three batters on June 21 versus the GCL Pirates -- equaled the high on July 28 and August 20...Did not allow a run in 10 consecutive appearances (9.0 IP) from June 28-July 21...Compiled an 0-1 record and a 0.82 ERA (22.0IP/2ER) and 15 saves in 23 games.
Completed his third season of professional baseball in 2011, as he spent the entire season with the DSL Tigers...Placed on the restricted list from May 28-June 29...Converted his first seven save opportunities on the season...Limited lefthanded batters to a .100 average (1x10)...righties batted .207 (12x58).
Named to the Dominican Summer League's midseason All-Star team in 2010...Finished fourth in the league with 14 saves...Converted eight straight save opportunities from June 17-July 20...Posted a 1-1 record and a 2.18 ERA (20.2IP/5ER) and 11 saves in 17 games before being placed on the restricted list from July 26-August 22.
Signed by the Tigers as a non-drafted free agent in June 4, 2009 and appeared in 26 games with the DSL Tigers...Fanned a season-high three batters in back-to-back outings August 4 and August 8...Compiled a 4-5 record with four saves and a 5.23 ERA (31.0IP/18ER) in his first year of professional baseball.