Resides in Mao, DR during the offseason...Participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigerFest.
Spent the majority of the 2018 season in the Minors, appearing in a career-high 44 games between Double A New Hampshire and Triple A Buffalo...also saw the first Major League action of his career, pitching in 13 games with Toronto...Pitched in nine games during June, posting two saves with a 0.73 ERA (12.1IP/1ER) and 10 strikeouts...Turned in 13 consecutive scoreless appearances from July 22-August 29 with Buffalo, throwing 17.0 shutout innings with five hits allowed and 21 strikeouts...Made his Major League debut on September 1 at Miami, tossing a scoreless inning...recorded the first strikeout of his big league career on September 3 vs. Tampa Bay, fanning Nick Ciuffo... Appeared in eight games with Estrellas de Oriente of the Dominican Winter League, going 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA (6.0IP/2ER) and five strikeouts.
Spent the entire season with Double-A New Hampshire, his first action at the AA level ... Struck out five batters over 2.0 innings in his AA debut on April 9 vs. Binghamton...Recorded 12 strikeouts over his first three outings (6.0 IP) ... Made a career-high 41 appearances (46.1 IP) ... Converted on four-of-five save opportunities ... Recorded a career-high 48 strikeouts while walking 26 batters ... Posted a 2.74 ERA with a .195 opp. avg. at home, but held a 8.10 ERA and a .343 OBA on the road ... After the season, played for Estrellas de Oriente in the Dominican Winter League where he recorded eight strikeouts over 9.2 innings of work (3.72 ERA).
Was assigned to Advanced-A Dunedin for the 2016 season...Was limited to 29 games (43.2 innings) as he spent over a month on the DL...Struck out 41 batters to match his 2015 total but walked more than twice as many batters (34)...Surrendered five home runs yet kept his opponents' average to a personal-best .188 ... After the 2016 season, played in the Dominican Winter League for the Estrellas de Oriente...Made 13 appearances (10.0 IP) and struck out 13 batters (3-BB) while holding a 2.70 ERA (0.80 WHIP).