Resides in El Seibo, DR during the offseason...Recommended/signed by Miguel Rodriguez and Ramon Perez for the Tigers.
Split the season between Single A Lakeland and Double A Erie, appearing in 50 games in 2013...Assigned to Lakeland to begin the season...Did not allow an earned run in his first 11 appearances of the season (14.1IP/0ER)...Compiled a 1-0 record and a 0.77 ERA (11.2IP/1ER) and 11 strikeouts in 10 games during May...Named to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star squad...Had his contract transferred to Erie for the remainder of the season on June 22...Did not allow an earned run in 17 straight appearances from June 27-August 10...Posted a 5-2 record and a 1.19 ERA (53.0IP/7ER) in 50 appearances between Lakeland and Erie.
Spent the majority of the 2012 season with Single A West Michigan, appearing in 37 games. ... Struck out a season-high five batters on April 28 at Quad Cities -- matched the high with five strikeouts on July 26 at
Lake County. ... Compiled a 0.53 ERA (17.0IP/1ER) over a 10-outing stretch July 19-August 17. ... Posted a 1.13 ERA (16.0IP/2ER) and 15 strikeouts in eight appearances during July. ... Recorded a 2.35 ERA (15.1IP/4ER) and seven saves in 11 outings during August. ... Limited righthanded hitters to a .189 batting average (24x127) with West Michigan...lefties hit .278 (30x108). ... Had his contract transferred to Single A Lakeland for the remainder of the season on September 1. ... Appeared in three games during the Florida State League playoffs -- posted a 1-0 record and one save as he did not
allow a run in six innings of relief. ... Saw action in four games with Este in the Dominican Winter League following the season, compiling a 4.91 ERA
(3.2IP/2ER) and two strikeouts.
Tied for the lead at Single A Connecticut with 21 appearances during the 2011 season. ... Compiled a three-game winning streak June 21-July 15. ... Had his contract transferred to West Michigan on July 21 -- appeared in two games with the Whitecaps before his
contract was transferred back to Connecticut for the remainder of the season on July 26. ... Posted a 1.26 ERA (14.1IP/2ER) in nine appearances during August. ... Limited righthanded hitters to a .207 batting average (17x82)...lefties batted .313 (15x48) against him.
Opened the 2010 season with West Michigan, appearing in 15 games. ... Compiled a 1.80 ERA (10.0IP/2ER) in seven appearances during April. ... Sidelined for the remainder of the season after landing on the disabled list on June 18 following right elbow surgery.
Led the Gulf Coast League with 16 saves as he spent the majority of the 2009 season with the Gulf Coast League Tigers. ... Topped the Gulf Coast League with 26 appearances and 25 games finished. ... Posted a 0.64 ERA (14.0IP/1ER), 11 saves and 13 strikeouts during July -- led the Gulf Coast League with 11 saves
during the month. ... Tied for the lead in the Gulf Coast League with five saves during August. ... Limited righthanded hitters to a .156 batting average (7x45)...lefties batted .293 (12x41) against him. ... Had his contract transferred to West Michigan for the remainder of the season on September 1. ... Named the 19th-best prospect in the Gulf Coast League and 23rd-best prospect in the Tigers organization following the
season by Baseball America.
Made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Tigers after signing with Detroit as a non-drafted free
agent on March 4, 2008. ... Posted a 1.23 ERA (7.1IP/1ER) and four saves in seven appearances during August -- tied for third in the Dominican
Summer League with four saves during the month.