Married Aracelis...has one son, Frederick...attended Ramon Santana High School.2010Spent the entire campaign with Class AAA Charlotte, going 3-7 with a 4.91 ERA (50 ER/91.2 IP) in 46
games (eight starts) in his first season in the White Sox organization...went 1-4 with a 3.92 ERA (25 ER/57.1 IP)
as a reliever and 2-3 with a 6.55 ERA (25 ER/34.1 IP) as a starter...pitched in the rotation for the first time since
2004...was 0-4 in save situations...surrendered just two home runs in his first 32 games (50.2 IP), compared
to 13 in his final 14 outings (41.0 IP)...posted a 2.25 ERA (9 ER/36.0 IP) in 25 appearances from 4/25-7/15 ...
tossed a season-high 6.0 IP in each of his last two starts...appeared in 16 games with Licey of the Dominican
Winter League.2009Spent most of the season with Class AAA Toledo in the Detroit organization, going 4-3 with a 3.83 ERA (22 ER/51.2 IP) and 10 saves in 39 relief appearances...also went 1-0 with a 1.69 ERA (2 ER/10.2 IP) in six games over two stints with the Tigers...was recalled from the Mudhens for the first time on 6/23...earned lone win on 7/3 at Minnesota (1 ER/3.0 IP)...was optioned back to Toledo on 7/24...recalled on 8/12 and returned to Toledo on 8/13...was claimed by the White Sox off waivers from Detroit on 12/18 (acquisition recommended by Joe Butler)...made six relief appearances with Licey of the Dominican Winter League.2008Appeared in 42 games with the Tigers in 2008 as he received his first major league action...Opened the season with Single A Lakeland -- appeared in nine games with the Flying Tigers before being promoted to Double A Erie on April 24...Earned two saves as he worked three scoreless outings with the SeaWolves before he had his contract purchased from Erie by the Tigers on May 4...Made his major league debut on May 6 versus Boston -- surrendered a solo home run to Manny Ramirez on his first major league pitch...Tossed a career-high three innings of relief to earn his first major league save on May 22 versus Seattle...Compiled a 1.64 ERA (11.0IP/2ER) in seven outings during May...Picked up his first major league win on June 28 versus Colorado -- retired one of the two batters he faced in relief...Posted a 1.00 ERA (9.0IP/1ER) over a seven-outing stretch July 26-August 12...Optioned to Triple A Toledo by the Tigers on August 14...Appeared in four games with the Mud Hens before being recalled from Toledo by the Tigers on September 1...Fanned a career-best four batters on September 24 versus Kansas City...Limited righthanded batters to a .215 batting average (26x121) with the Tigers...lefties hit .364 (24x66) against him...Compiled a 1-1 record and 2.70 ERA (26.2IP/8ER) in 17 appearances at Comerica Park...finished 0-4 with a 5.57 ERA (21.0IP/13ER) in 25 outings on the road...Appeared in eight games for Licey in the Dominican Winter League following the season, posting a 6.75 ERA
(6.2IP/5ER) and eight strikeouts.