Resides in Maracalbo, VZ ... Attended UE Udon Perez HS ... Signed by Rolando Petit.2010Was promoted from Myrtle Beach (A) to Gwinnett (AAA) after just seven starts.
... Had a strong May for Gwinnett, going 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA (4 ER/17.1 IP) in three starts.
... Combined to go 5-15 with a 5.98 ERA between Myrtle Beach (A) and Gwinnett (AAA).
... Entering 2010, was named as the 25th-best prospect in the Braves system by Baseball America.
... Appeared in seven games (five starts) for the Leones del Caracas of the Venezuelan Winter League (2-1,
2.96 ERA, 27.1 IP, 6 BB, 22 K).2009Was named Myrtle Beach Pitcher of the Month for May (1-0, 1.06 ERA, 17.0 IP, 6 BB, 15 K)...His combined nine wins tied for third-best among Braves farmhands and his 101 strikeouts were 10th-best...His 3.22 ERA as a starter ranked fourth in the organization...Ranked second in the system with a 1.16 WHIP...Held opponents to a .232 batting average, 10th-best among Braves Minor Leaguers...Was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for 8/3-10 (2 GS, 13.0 IP, 12 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 15 K)...With Mississippi, earned his first professional at-bats and went 0-for-4 with two walks and a strikeout...Appeared in 16 games (6 starts) for the Leones del Caracas of the Venezuelan Winter League (3-1, 1 save 4.12 ERA, 43.2 IP, 13 BB, 24 K).