Seranthony Ambioris Domínguez (pronounced serr-AN-thohnee)…Hobby: Playing PS4… Signed by: Koby Pérez.
Missed the entire season with a right elbow injury...Underwent UCL reconstruction surgery on 7/30 (Dr. James Andrews).
Made his first career Opening Day roster...Held RHH to a .151/.274/.226 slash line in 63 plate appearances, striking out 20 of those 63 batters (31.7%)...Had a 2.38 ERA (3 ER, 11.1 IP) over his final 12 games...Was placed on the 10-day IL from 6/6 through the end of the season with a right elbow UCL injury.
Among all NL relievers, finished 3rd in OPP OPS (.301), 4th in OPP AVG (.157) and 6th in WHIP (0.93)...His 16 saves were tied for the most by any Phillies rookie reliever (Jack Meyer, 1955) and his 74 strikeouts were T-4th...Following the season, was named to Baseball Digest's Rookie All-Star team...Began season with Reading (AA) and was promoted to Lehigh Valley (AAA) on 4/27... Recalled by the Phillies on 5/7 and made his ML debut that day vs SF, recording his first strikeout...Did not allow a hit or walk in his first 6 ML appearances, becoming the only reliever in ML history (since 1908) to do so in more than 4 straight to begin a career...Began his career with 15.2 scoreless IP, most by a Phillies pitcher since Marty Bystrom had 20.0 straight scoreless IP to begin his career in 1980...Drew a walk in his first career PA as a hitter, drawing his first walk before issuing his first as a pitcher (49 batters faced with 0 BB)...Became 1 of 4 Phillies since 1900 to have 13+ SO and 0 BB in his first 10 relief appearances with the Phillies (others: José Contreras, Billy Wagner and Bill Campbell)...Earned his first ML save, 5/19 at STL (2.0 IP)... Had a 10.1-inning scoreless streak, 6/27-7/22...His 0.65 WHIP was the lowest ever by any Phillie through the All-Star break (min. 30.0 IP)...Posted a 1.85 ERA (8 ER, 39.0 IP) in his first 34 career appearances and converted 12 of 13 save opportunities...43 of his 53 appearances were scoreless.
Spent most of the season with Clearwater (A)... Was on the DL, 5/30-7/20 (right shoulder strain); included 2 rehab starts for Gulf Coast League Phillies (R)... Averaged 10.91 SO/9.0 IP (82 SO, 67.2 IP) between the two levels... Had a 2.02 ERA (8 ER, 35.2 IP) over his fi rst 7 games (6 GS) with Clearwater and a 5.74 ERA (17 ER, 26.2 IP) over his fi nal 8 games (7 GS)... Pitched for Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League.
Began the season with Williamsport (A)... Promoted to Lakewood (A) on 7/5... Allowed 1 ER or none in 7 of his 10 starts... Finished the season with an active 16.0-inning scoreless streak and active 23.0-inning streak without allowing an ER.
Second consecutive season with the GCL Phillies... Participated in Florida Instructional League.
Spent the entire season with the GCL Phillies... Did not allow an ER over his fi nal 13.2 innings (7 G), lowering his ERA from 6.57 to 3.12.
Second season with the Dominican Summer League Phillies (R)... Led the DSL in CG (2) & SHO (2) and T-3rd in starts (14)... Went 2-1, 1.54 ERA (4 ER, 23.1 IP) over 4 August start... Allowed 2 ER or fewer in 11 of his 16 starts... Participated in FIL.
Began his pro career with DSL Phillies.