Franquelis Antonio Osoria (first name pronounced "frank-ELLIS")...Originally signed by Dodger scouts Pablo
Peguero and Ramon Perez...Was managed by former Bucco farmhand Scott Little while playing with South Georgia in 2002 and Vero
Beach in 2003.2007Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis...Was scored upon once in first eight appearances (12.2ip)...Retired
all three batters he faced for first save on 4/16 at Norfolk...Was charged with first blown save but picked up the win on 5/3 at
Pawtucket...Was scored upon in four straight outings (4.2ip/7r) from 5/1-6...Allowed two unearned runs and suffered first loss on
5/4 at Pawtucket...Was scored upon once in eight-game stretch (13.1ip/1r) from 5/29 thru 6/20...Picked up final win on 6/19 vs.
Pawtucket...Suffered blown saves while taking the loss in back-to-back games on 6/22 and 6/24...Posted a 1.53 ERA (17.2ip/3er)
in 11 appearances during the month of June...Recorded a strikeout in nine straight games (12 K's total) from 6/24 thru 7/22...Lost
final four decisions with Indianapolis from 6/22 thru 7/29...Had contract purchased by Pittsburgh on 8/4...Walked first batter he
faced and allowed one run in 1.0 inning of work in debut with Pirates on 8/8 at Arizona...Was scored upon just once in his next
11 games (12.2ip/2er) and had a 1.98 ERA after his first 12 appearances thru 8/31...Pitched a career-high 3.1 innings on 8/16 vs.
New York (NL)...Gave up first home run with Pittsburgh and surrendered three runs while losing a 7-4 decision at Milwaukee on
9/2...Was scored upon in three straight games from 9/2-8 and in four of his first five appearances in September (7.0ip/7er), raising
ERA to 5.29 on 9/12...Pitched 2.0 scoreless frames in a 9-0 combined shutout vs. Milwaukee on 9/10...Suffered second loss on
9/21 at Chicago (NL) while tying career-high of 3.1 innings pitched...Was not involved in a save situation and allowed seven of his
18 inherited runners to score while pitching with the Pirates...Established career high in appearances...Went 0-for-4 at the plate with
a sacrifice bunt (8/16 vs. New York).2006Began season with Los Angeles Dodgers...Suffered loss on 4/5 vs. Atlanta...Tossed season-high 3.0 innings on 4/17 vs. Chicago (NL) and retired each of the nine batters he faced...Made three straight scoreless outings (6.1ip) from 4/17-25...Struck out career-high four batters on 4/26 at Houston...Surrendered two home runs and five runs total (0.0ip) and suffered second loss on 5/3 vs. San Diego...Was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas on 5/19...Was scored upon twice in his first nine outings thru 6/5...Earned first save on 6/13 vs. Colorado Springs...Picked up victories on 6/22 at Tucson and 6/30 vs. Tucson...Recorded second save on 7/29 vs. Iowa...Played winter ball in the Dominican Republic and went 1-1 with a 2.38 ERA (11.1ip/3er) in 14 appearances with Aguilas.2005Established minor league career high in saves...Began season with Las Vegas...Picked up first save on 4/16 vs. Colorado Springs...Made six straight scoreless outings (9.2ip) from 4/22 thru 5/3...Went 2-0 with four saves and a 1.42 ERA (19.0ip/4r/3er) in 13 apeparances during the month of May...Was recalled by Dodgers on 6/6...Made major league debut on 6/7 vs. Detroit and retired all three batters he faced...Appeared in all three games of a July 1-3 series vs. Arizona and worked 4.0 scoreless innings...Was optioned to Las Vegas on 7/15...Was scored upon just once in his six Triple-A outings during the month of July (4.1ip/1er) and went 3-1 with a 1.04 ERA (8.2ip/1er) in six games with the 51's in August...Picked up a win in final Triple-A game on 8/21 vs. Portland. ...Was recalled a second time on 8/23 and remained with Dodgers for duration of season...Suffered losses in back-to-back outings on 9/18 at San Francisco and 9/21 at Arizona...Recorded a season-high three strikeouts twice; on 9/21 at Arizona and 9/24 vs. Pittsburgh...Held right-handed hitters to a .140 average (8-for-57) overall, hitless at Dodger Stadium...Played for Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League and went 2-1 with a 2.82 ERA (22.1ip/7er) and 25 strikeouts in 20 appearances.2004Was used exclusively in relief for the first time in his career...Established minor league career highs in appearances, wins, innings pitched and strikeouts...Went 8-5 with five saves and a 3.93 ERA in 55 combined games between Las Vegas and Jacksonville (Dodgers' AA)...Led Jacksonville in appearances and victories...Began season with Jacksonville and earned a save in his second outing on 4/10 vs. Tennessee...Picked up first win on 5/9 vs. Huntsville...Was promoted to Las Vegas on 5/25 and made four Triple-A appearances before returning to Double-A on 6/1...Posted a 3.14 ERA (14.1ip/5er) and a 3-1 record in 10 outings with Jacksonville during the month of June...Won six straight decisions from 6/14 thru 7/21...Picked up a save in three straight outings from 7/28 thru 8/5...Tossed 9.0 consecutive scoreless innings over six-game stretch from 7/25 thru 8/9...Surrendered season-high five runs (four earned) on 8/14 at Tennessee...Pitched 3.0 scoreless frames and picked up last victory on 8/30 vs. Greenville...Pitched season-high 4.2 innings on 9/1 vs. Greenville...Went 0-2 with a 3.71 ERA in 19 games for Aguilas during the Dominican Winter League.2003Spent the season with Single-A Vero Beach where he went 3-6 with six saves and a 3.00 ERA in 30 relief
appearances and 3 starts ... To close the season he compiled a 1.84 ERA and two saves over his last 10 outings.2002In a combined 24 games with Single-A teams Vero Beach and South Georgia, he went 2-3 with one save and a 3.20 ERA in 50.2 innings ... Picked up his first career save by retiring all six batters he faced on Aug. 6 vs. Charleston-WV.2001Pitched in his second season with Santo Domingo of the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League posting a 4-4 record and 3.16 ERA in 15 games.2000Made professional debut with Santo Domingo, compiling a 3-4 record and 2.52 ERA in 12 starts and one relief appearance.