Is one of just two players and the only pitcher in major league history who was born in Guam...The other, infielder John Hattig, appeared in 13 games with the Blue Jays in 2006...His father, Dave, served in the Coast Guard for 30 years and was stationed in Guam when Sean was born...Played on a Florida Travel Baseball team with former Blue Jays teammates Bo Bichette and Forrest Wall in 2013...Played travel ball in Florida with current teammate David Peterson as well...His brother David Reid-Foley, pitched in the Dodgers' minor league system from 2014-2016.
Made four separate stints with the Blue Jays, splitting the rest of his campaign between the club’s alternate training site and the taxi squad...Allowed three hits and one earned run across five relief appearances (6.2 innings) for a 1.35 ERA and a .125 opponents’ batting average...Did not allow a home run after holding a 1.62 HR/9 in 2018 and a 1.42 HR/9 in 2019...Recalled on Aug. 26 and made his season debut with a 1-2-3 ninth inning vs. Boston...Was his first MLB appearance since Aug, 20, 2019, at Los Angeles-NL.
Made his 1st big-league start of the season on April 1 vs. BAL and lasted a career-low 2.0 innings while allowing 5R/3ER on four hits (1HR, 2BB, 3K)...Optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on April 4...Recalled again on June 23 and made his 1st MLB relief appearance a night later at NYY with 2.0 scoreless IP (2H, 3BB, 2K)...Used 67 pitches (42 strikes) to get through 5.1 innings in a start on June 28 vs. KC…Was his 2nd longest career outing (7.0 IP on Sept. 2, 2018 at MIA)…Allowed two runs on five hits with a walk and three strikeouts…His 50 strikeouts tied for 3rd most by a Blue Jays pitcher all-time through his first 10 career games (Ricky Romero - 54; Marc Rzepczynski - 51; Trent Thornton - 50)...Made a relief appearance on July 2 vs. BOS and tossed 3.1 perfect innings (4K)...Optioned on July 3 and was called up on July 30...Tossed 5.0 scoreless frames on July 30 at KC for his 1st win of 2019 (4H, 4BB, 4K)...Gave up four runs (1ER) over 4.0 IP in a 6-5 loss on Aug. 4 at BAL (4H, 4BB, 2K)...Earned his 1st career win at home on Aug. 9 vs. NYY as he allowed one run over 5.0 innings (5H, 1HR, 2BB, 5K)...Lost his last start, on Aug. 14 vs. TEX, as he gave up three runs in 3.1 innings of work (4H, 3BB, 3K)...Combined to go 2-2 with a 2.60 ERA (5 ER/17.1 IP) in his four starts after being recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on July 30...Took the L in his last MLB outing, on Aug. 20 at LAD, as he surrendered a season-high five runs in 1.2 innings of relief, the shortest outing of his career (2HR, 2BB, 2K)...Optioned to Triple-A once more on Aug. 21...Held a 3-5 record with a 6.47 ERA (64 ER/89.0 IP) in 20 games (19 starts) for the Bisons (1.61 WHIP).
Made eight starts for Double-A New Hampshire without allowing more than two runs in any outing to begin the year ... Posted a 5-0 record with a 2.03 ERA for the Fisher Cats before a promotion to Triple-A Buffalo on May 24 ... Went 7-5 for the Bisons whille putting up a 3.90 ERA over 15 starts ... Threw 1st career complete game on June 10 at Columbus (7.0 IP, 3H, 1ER, 0BB, 9K) ... Earned IL Pitcher of the Week on July 23 after picking up two wins in two starts, allowing just one run on three hits while striking out 12 batters with three walks over 12.0 innings ... Had his contract selected by Toronto on Aug. 13... Made his MLB debut that night in Kansas City... Took the loss, allowing six hits and three runs over 5.0 innings (1HR, 3BB, 3K)...Became the 28th pitcher in team history to go 5+ innings and allow three-or-fewer runs in his MLB debut... Was the 45th player in club history to make his MLB debut as a starting pitcher (last: Ryan Borucki on June 26, 2018 at HOU)...Became the 2nd player in born in Guam to play in an MLB game all-time...The only other player to do so was 3B John Hattig, who also made his MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays, on Aug. 19, 2006 at BAL... Along with Danny Jansen, formed the 1st starting battery mates in team history to debut at the same time... Marked the first such occasion in the AL since April 14, 1967, when Billy Rohr pitched and Russ Gibson caught for the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium (courtesy STATS) ... In his 2nd Major League start on Aug. 18 at NYY... Took the loss after throwing 4.1 innings and allowing seven hits and eight runs (6ER, 3HR, 3BB, 6K) ... Was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Aug. 20 and recalled on Sept. 1 ... Earned his 1st Major League win on Sept. 2 at MIA, after recording a season-high 10 strikeouts over 7.0 IP (4H, 1ER, 1BB)... His 10 strikeouts tied Jerry Garvin (April 14, 1977 vs. DET) for the most ever in a game by a Blue Jays pitcher within their first three MLB starts...The 10-SO effort also tied J.A. Happ (twice) for the most by a Blue Jay this season... It also made him the 9th rookie in team history to record a 10+ SO game ... Recorded his 3rd loss while making his 1st career home start on Sept. 8 vs. CLE…Allowed six runs on five hits over 4.2 innings…Walked five batters for the first time since May 13 (with New Hampshire) while recording three strikeouts ... Recorded his 2nd win and the 1st scoreless start of his career on Sept. 15 at NYY (5.0 IP, 2H, 4BB, 10K)... Recorded his first six outs on strikeouts, becoming the 6th pitcher in team history to do so...Finished the day with 10 strikeouts to match his personal best (also Sept. 2 at MIA)... Was one of two Blue Jays this season to hurl a 10-SO game, joining J.A. Happ who also did so twice... Became the 2nd Blue Jays rookie pitcher with multiple 10-SO games in the same season, joining Scott Richmond (2 in 2009)...Had 32 strikeouts in five starts, surpassing LHP Marc Rzepczynski (30) for most ever by a Blue Jay through their first five career starts ... Threw 49 pitches (28 strikes) in his final start of the season on Sept. 26 vs. HOU…Gave up one run over 3.1 innings…Issued a walk and struck out five batters ... Struck out 42 batters while up with Toronto, the most all-time by a Blue Jays pitcher in his first seven MLB games (2nd: Marc Rzepczynski - 37 in 2009).
Was assigned to Double-A New Hampshire for the season, the highest level of play in his career ... Made a career-high 27 starts and set a new personal best with 132.2 innings pitched ... Posted a career-high 5.09 ERA while issuing 53 walks, his most in any season ... Did not win or lose more than two games in a row ... Pitched two scoreless outings in three starts on June 23 vs. Binghamton (7.0IP) and July 4 at Portland (6.0IP)...Allowed four runs over 6.0 innings on June 28 ... Tied a career high with 12 strikeouts on July 21 at Trenton (had 12-SO on June 16, 2016 for Advanced-A Dunedin).
Started with Lansing again in 2016...Allowed just four earned runs over his first five starts (21.1IP, 1.66 ERA) ... Spent time on the DL from April 30-May 9, 2016...Landed there again from Aug. 14 until the end of the season ... Struck out 10+ batters on three occasions in 2016, including a career-high 12-SO performance on June 16 at Clearwater (7.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 3BB) ... Was named a Minor-League Second-Team All-Star by Baseball America following the 2016 season.
Was assigned to Class-A Lansing to begin the 2015 season...Posted a 3.48 ERA in 15 starts before a promotion to Advanced-A Dunedin...Went 1-5 with a 5.23 ERA over eight starts for Dunedin before returning to Lansing for his final two starts of the year...Landed on the DL on Sept. 4 for the rest of the season.
Started his pro career with 22.2 innings for the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays in 2014.