Attended Liceo Hara Nacionale in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic...Participated in the 2010 Red Sox Rookie Program.2009Played at the Triple-A level for the 1st time in his career, appearing in 25 games (7
starts) for Pawtucket...Joined the PawSox on 5/10 after beginning the season in extended Spring Training...Began year as a reliever and went 1-0 with a 5.88 ERA (17 ER/26.0 IP) in 18 games out of the bullpen...Posted a 0.69 ERA (1 ER/13.0 IP) and 13 strikeouts over 7 relief appearances from 7/2-25, including a 10.0-
inning scoreless streak over the 1st 5 games of that span (6/2-25)...Did not start until 8/1, but went 2-1 with a 3.57 ERA (14 ER/35.1 IP) over 7 games in that role, all coming
within his final 8 outings of the season...Logged a 2.82 ERA (7 ER/22.1 IP) over 4 starts from 8/6-25...Left with the lead in each of those contests but
fell victim to 4 straight blown saves...Played for Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League, going 3-2 with a 6.04 ERA (17 ER/25.1 IP) in 7 starts.2008Made Major League debut for BAL and spent entire season on the Orioles roster after
being acquired from DET in the 2007 Rule 5 Draft...Began Major League career with a 12.2-inning scoreless streak over 7 outings from 4/2-24...Was 0-1 with a 1.29 ERA (3 ER/21.0 IP) in 1st 14 games through 8/4...Went 0-1 with a 9.77 ERA (17 ER/15.2
IP) over remaining 15 appearances...Spent from 5/2-7/19 on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder impingement (retro to 4/30)...Combined to go 0-1 with a 3.46 ERA (5 ER/13.0 IP) in 11 rehab appearances (1 start) with the Rookie-level
Gulf Coast League Orioles, Single-A Frederick and Double-A Bowie.2007Combined between Class A West Michigan and AA Erie to go 4-3 with one save and a 2.93 ERA in 42 games in his 5th season in the Detroit organization (67.2IP, 48H, 26R/22ER)...Began the year with West Michigan...Allowed runs in 7 of 15 games, all in relief...Was scored upon in 4 of his first 6 games (7.2IP, 5R/3ER), all in April...In his last 9 appearances beginning May 2, pitched to a 1.23 ERA (14.2IP, 2ER)...Was promoted to Erie in early June...Allowed runs in only 7 of 27 games, including 3 starts, for the SeaWolves...Allowed 2 earned runs in his third appearance on June 15 at New Hampshire, the only runs he yielded in his first 7 games with Erie spanning 12.1 IP...Was charged with 6 runs, all earned, in 0.2 IP in his next outing on July 1 vs. Akron...Allowed one run over 9 games the rest of the month of July (14.2IP), going 2-0...Had a 7-game scoreless streak, July 13-29...After allowing runs in back-to-back appearances August 3 and August 8, yielded only one unearned run over his next 7 outings, spanning 11.2 IP...Allowed 2 walks and no hits over that stretch...Pitched 5.0 perfect innings in a start August 18 at Altoona for his 3rd win...Earned his only save with a perfect inning pitched on August 29 at Harrisburg...Took the loss on September 1 vs. Altoona in his final start and appearance, allowing 4 runs in 3.0 IP...Struck out 81 while walking only 16 batters on the season...Averaged 10.8 K/9IP and only 2.1 BB/9IP.