January 15, 1998
La Vega, DR
free agent (July 2014)
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2014 Top 40 Season in Review
2015 Top 40 Season in Review
Inactive since 2015
Physical Description: Athletic, lean, projectable frame
for added strength with physical maturity.
Hands set at the belt. Shows ball behind back with slight wrist wrap.
Quick and easy arm strength with low three-quarters arm slot. Repeatable
Fastball: 89-91 mph with 2-seam sink
down in the zone. Could add velocity with physical maturity. Profile for
future average command and control.
73-74 mph with long, 10-to-4 break. Can throw for strikes. Future average
Changeup: 81-84 mph thrown with great
arm speed. Throws to both right-handed and left-handed hitters. Great
feel. Future potential plus offering.
Missed a month in first professional season with an ankle injury.
Struggled in four starts before injury but excelled after returning. Was
apparently suspended sometime during Extended Spring Training in 2016 and
has not pitched for the organization since. Did pitch for the Red Sox'
Venezuelan Liga Paralela team in the winter of 2018, and was present in
Spring Training 2019, but once again appears to not be pursuing a
Summation: Once showed a projectable and advanced three-pitch mix
for young age, with future middle-to-back end starter potential. Whatever
off-field issue derailed his career is not clear and may never be publicly