Resides in Santo Domingo, DR during the offseason. ..Attended Keeping Kids in the Game; participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigerFest.
Split the 2018 season between Triple A Toledo and Detroit, appearing in a combined 56 games...Did not allow a run in 23 of his 27 appearances with the Tigers and had a 1.03 WHIP with a .223 (25x112) opponents batting average...Threw 2.0 innings-or-more in 19 outings between Toledo and Detroit...Sidelined from June 17-24 with a right middle finger laceration...Appeared in eight games with Toledo in June, compiling a 1-0 record with one save, a 0.82 ERA (11.0IP/1ER) and nine strikeouts..Earned the first win of his Major League career on September 27 at Minnesota, throwing a perfect seventh inning...Made nine appearances for Detroit in September, posting a 1-1 record with a 1.04 ERA (8.2IP/1ER) and six strikeouts.
Pitched in 45 games between Double A Erie, Triple A Toledo and Detroit in 2017 as he saw the first Major League action of his professional career...Made six appearances with the Tigers and had an 8.59 ERA (7.1IP/7ER) with five strikeouts...Combined to pitch in 39 games, including three as a starter, between Double A Erie and Triple A Toledo, and had a 1-3 record with a 3.62 ERA (74.2IP/30ER) and 73 strikeouts... Made his Major League debut on September 5 vs. Kansas City and struck out Drew Butera for his first Major League strikeout.
Made 29 appearances, including 20 starts, with Double A Arkansas in 2016...Posted a 3-7 record with a 4.30 ERA (111.0IP/53ER) and 79 strikeouts...Struck out a season-high eight batters in his season debut on April 8 vs. Midland, throwing 6.0 shutout innings with three hits allowed and one walk...Allowed three earned runs-or-fewer in five straight starts from May 25-June 16 -- compiled a 1-1 record with a 2.93 ERA (27.2IP/9ER) and 16 strikeouts over the five-start stretch... Did not allow a run over his final seven outings from August 12-September 2, a stretch that spanned 10.0 innings -- in nine appearances as a reliever during the season, he had a 1.35 ERA (13.1IP/2ER) and 10 strikeouts... Went 2-1 with a 3.10 ERA (58.0IP/20ER) and 39 strikeouts in 15 appearances, including nine starts, at home, while he was 1-6 with a 5.60 ERA (53.0IP/33ER) and 40 strikeouts in 14 appearances, including 11 starts, on the road...Acquired by the Tigers from Los Angeles (AL) in exchange for Cameron Maybin on November 3.