Pedro Severino...Native of Bonao, Dominican Republic...Signed as a non-drafted free agent, Dec. 13, 2010...Caught the eye of Nationals Johnny DiPuglia and Moises de la Mota.
Did not make the Opening Day roster, but was recalled on April 2...Went on to enjoy two stints with the Nationals...Stepped up following injury to Matt Wieters and appeared in a career-high 70 games...Ranked eighth in Major League Baseball (5th in NL) with a 3.74 catcher ERA (min. 500 innings played)... Recorded a career-high eight-game hitting streak from April 28 to May 15...Hit .321 (9-for-28) with four doubles, two RBI, two walks and three runs scored during the streak...Threw out 11 of 40 (27.5%) would-be base stealers...Clubbed a three-run homer on July 7 vs. Miami (Hernandez)...His previous three Major League home runs were all solo homers...The three RBI marked a single-game career-high...In his last 33 games with Triple-A Syracuse he hit .269 with five doubles, one triple, six homers, 13 RBI, five walks and 14 runs scored.
Enjoyed five stints with Washington...Hitting .248 (55-for-222) with four doubles, one triple, five home runs, 29 RBI, 15 BB and 21 runs in 63 Minor League games...Threw out 20 of 63 (32%) would-be base stealers in for Triple-A Syracuse and short-season Single-A Auburn...Recorded two hits on Sept. 5 at MIA (2-for-4, RBI)...Threw out two of five (40%) would-be base stealers in 10 MLB games...Made six starts for the Nationals...Hit .273 (15-for-55) with a double, triple, homer, six RBI, seven walks and five runs scored in 19 games for Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League.
Enjoyed three stints with Washington...Hit .467 (7-for-15) with a double, home run, two RBI and three runs in seven games in his second stint from July 30 to Aug. 19...Clubbed his first MLB home run, Aug. 17 at COL (Carasiti)... Was a pinch-hit home run in the top of the seventh inning...Clubbed a game-tying solo homer, Sept. 29 vs. ARI (Ray)...Recorded his first career multihit game and RBI on Aug. 3 at ARI...Hit .275 with 12 doubles, two homers, 21 RBI, 19 walks and 25 runs scored in 81 games for Triple-A Syracuse... Started Game 1 and Game 4 of the NLDS...Hit .235 with one triple and one RBI in six games for Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League.
Began the season with Double-A Harrisburg before having his contract selected on Sept. 1...Made his MLB debut, Sept. 20 vs. MIA...Recorded his first MLB hit in his first MLB plate appearance, smoking a pinch-hit double off the left field wall, September 20 vs. MIA (Urena)...Hit .246 with with 13 doubles, five homers, 34 RBI, 19 walks and 33 runs scored in a career-high 91 games with Double-A Harrisburg...Named Eastern League mid-season and post-season All-Star.
Clubbed a career-high nine home runs, good for third on Double-A Harrisburg...Entered the season rated as the No. 16 prospect in the Nationals chain, according to Baseball America ...Appeared in 12 games for Mesa of the Arizona Fall League, hitting .233 with two doubles, one triple and five RBI.
Named a South Atlantic League mid-season All-Star after hitting .254 with eight doubles, one triple and 19 RBI in the first half.
For the second year in a row, took part in Nationals Extended Spring Training...Played in 38 games for the GCL Nationals
In his first professional season, played for the GCL Nationals after taking part in Washington's Extended Spring Training program.