Main league pitcher who authorized as a free of charge agent from the Seattle Mariners in 2005; exchanged to the brand new York Yankees in January, 2012. He started pitching professionally inside a Dominican Summer time League at age group 16. His fastball averaged 94.7 in his first year 12 months, which led the MLB among rookies and was the 4th fastest general among all players. He was created in Yaguate, Dominican Republic. He pitched as an alternative for Justin Verlander in the 2011 All-Star Video game.