Last name is pronounced “mair-uh-NAH-chee-oh”...Pitched three seasons at Delaware (2015-17), going 15-10 with two complete games, three saves and a 3.90 ERA (207.2IP, 197H, 105R/90ER, 83BB, 184K) in 47 appearances (32 starts) for the Blue Hens…was named to the CAA Second Team and ACBA/Rawlings All-East Second Team as a redshirt junior in 2017...Played baseball and basketball at Toms River North H.S. (N.J.).
Split the season with Double-A Somerset and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going 2-1 with five saves and a 2.04 ERA (66.1IP, 35H, 16R/15ER, 27BB, 105K, 4HR) in 40 combined relief appearances…held opponents to a .153 BA (35-for-229)…led all Yankees minor leaguers with a 14.25 K/9 ratio and 39.9% strikeout rate (min. 60.0IP) and tied for lead in games pitched…ranked second in ERA (min. 60.0IP) and tied for fifth in saves...Began the year with Double-A Somerset, going 1-1 with three saves and a 1.82 ERA (39.2IP, 17H, 8ER, 19BB, 64K, 2HR) in 22 relief appearances…recorded a combined no-hitter with Luis Severino and Shawn Semple on 8/8 vs. Bowie (1.0IP, 1BB, 1K)…surrendered a walk with one out in the ninth inning, Bowie’s only baserunner of the game…marked the first no-hitter in Somerset Patriots franchise history...Was promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 8/10 and went 1-0 with two saves and a 2.36 ERA (26.2IP, 18H, 8R/7ER, 8BB, 41K, 2HR) in 18 relief outings...Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as having the “Best Changeup” among Yankees farmhands…was also named an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com...Was added to the Yankees’ 40-man roster on 11/19.
Did not pitch due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spent the season with Single-A Charleston, recording four saves with a 4.18 ERA (32.1IP, 23H, 18R/15ER, 18BB, 40K, 0HR) without recording a decision in 18 relief appearances.
Split the season between Rookie-level Pulaski and short-season Single-A Staten Island, going 0-2 with four saves and a 4.76 ERA (34.0IP, 36H, 21R/18ER, 6BB, 54K, 1HR) in 17 relief appearances...Began the season with Rookie-level Pulaski, going 0-2 with two saves and a 1.77 ERA (20.1IP, 15H, 7R/4ER, 3BB, 33K, 1HR) in 10 relief appearances...Was promoted to short-season Single-A Staten Island on 8/9 and recorded two saves and a 9.22 ERA (13.2IP, 21H, 14ER, 3BB, 21K) in seven relief appearances
Made his professional debut with the GCL Yankees East, going 3-0 with five saves and a 2.30 ERA (15.2IP, 12H, 4ER, 6BB, 15K) in 13 relief appearances…his five saves were tied for the third-most in the Gulf Coast League.