Severino Yunier González Cruz.
Combined on 5-8 record with six saves and 4.82 ERA (80.1 ip/ 43 er) in 44 appearances between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans...With NOLA, was 0-3 with three saves and 6.52 ERA (19.1/14) over 13 appearances. In two starts, was 0-2 with 9.72 ERA (8.1/9), while in 11 relief outings was 0-1 with 4.09 ERA (11.0/5)...At Jacksonville, posted 5-5 record with three saves and 4.28 ERA (61.0/29). In five starts, went 0-3 with 3.90 ERA (17.2/12). Over 26 relief outings, was 5-2 with 4.59 ERA (33.1/17)...Opened season at New Orleans prior to being sent to Jacksonville on April 19. In three appearances with NOLA, which included two starts, allowed nine runs over 8.2 innings. ..In first six outings with Jacksonville, made five starts and one relief appearance, going 0-3 with 4.08 ERA (28.2/13). Following start on May 13 at Mobile, was moved to bullpen...Tossed a season-high 6.0 innings on April 27 against Mobile, allowing two earned runs on five hits. Matched innings mark two times; May 3 at Tennessee and May 8 vs. Biloxi...Allowed just two runs over first seven games in bullpen (10.1 ip), going multiple innings five times...Earned first win on May 31 against Pensacola, tossing 2.0 scoreless frames. Win snapped six-game losing streak to start season. ..Rebounded with four-game win streak from June 18-July 23, which included three saves in three opportunities. Allowed 12 runs over 23.1 innings (4.63 ERA).
Combined on 3-3 record and 4.09 ERA (81.1 ip/37 er) in 48 appearances between Double-A Reading, Triple-A Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia... Began season at Reading prior to promotion to Lehigh Valley on April 16, making three scoreless appearances (5.0 ip)...Made one appearance for Lehigh Valley before being sent back to Reading on April 17. Allowed one unearned run and two hits over 3.0 innings in lone outing...Following return to Reading, earned two wins and allowed just two runs over 5.2 innings before being promoted for last time on April 29... Earned first win on April 23 vs. New Hampshire, going 2.1 scoreless frames...Second win was in final appearance with Fightin' Phils, April 25 vs. Akron. Allowed just two hits over 1.2 innings... In second appearance after promotion to Lehigh Valley, tossed 4.0 shutout innings against Pawtucket on May 4, allowing five hits and a walk... After allowing just three runs over first 10 appearances of season, surrendered at-least one run in eight consecutive outings from May 10-June 8... Made only start of season in June 8 contest at Gwinnett, allowing three runs on five hits with no walks and three strikeouts over 4.0 innings... Tossed season-high 4.2 relief innings in next appearance, June 12 vs. Durham. Allowed just one hit and one walk while striking out six in scoreless effort... Had two stints with Phillies; June 17-July 10 and July 22 through remainder of season... In first stint with Philadelphia, allowed just five runs in 11 appearances (13.1 ip)... Made first Major League relief appearance on June 17 vs. Arizona, going 1.2 scoreless innings... In second stint, was 1-1 with 6.95 ERA (22.0/17) over 16 appearances... On season, threw 2.0-or-more innings 18 times as reliever, including three outings of 4.0-or-more innings.
Spent most of the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)…Made 7 starts for the Phillies over 4 separate ML stints…Made his ML debut on 4/28 at STL; he and Carlos Ruiz became the first Panamanian-born battery combo to start a game in ML history…At 22 years and 212 days on 4/28, was the youngest Phillies starter to make his ML debut since Scott Mathieson in 2007 (22 years, 110 days)…Issued 1 walk or none in 12 of his 16 starts for Lehigh Valley…Was on the 7-day DL, 7/28-8/14 (right triceps tendinitis).