2018 Didn’t play professional baseball 2017 Went 4-7 with 13 games finished and a 5.01 ERA in a career-high 44 relief appearances between the Dayton Dragons (Class-A) of the Midwest League and the Daytona Tortugas (Class-A Advanced) of the Florida State League Posted a career-best four wins, 70 innings pitched, 13 games finished, 88 strikeouts, .216 opponents batting average and 310 batters faced between Dayton and Daytona Began the season with the Daytona Tortugas before being reassigned to the Dayton Dragons on June 19 Went 0-1 in two relief appearances with Dayton (5.2 IP, 2 R/1 ER, 4 H, 2 BB, 6 K) Assigned back to Daytona on June 30 Went 4-6 with a 5.32 ERA and 12 games finished in 42 relief appearances in two separate stints with Daytona Didn’t allow a hit, run or walk in four of his first five appearances in his second stint with Daytona Selected by the Minnesota Twins from the Cincinnati Reds in the Second Round (36th overall) of the Triple-A Phase of the Rule 5 Draft 2016 Went 1-1 with a career-best 2.45 ERA and 10 games finished and two saves in his first season with Dayton Posted a career-high 1.07 WHIP, 2.1 BB/9 (walks per nine innings), 12.6 SO/9 (strikeouts per nine innings) and 5.92 SO/W (strikeout-to-walk ratio) Didn’t allow a run in four of his first five appearances Didn’t allow a run in a career-best 19.2 consecutive innings over his last eight appearances of the season 2015 Finished without a record, 10 games finished, two saves and a 4.67 ERA in 17 appearances between the Arizona League Reds (Rookie Affiliate) and the Billings Mustangs (Rookie Affiliate) of the Pioneer League Began the season with the AZL Reds and finished without a record, one save and two games finished in four relief appearances (9.1 IP, 4 R/3 ER, 9 H, 1 BB, 13 K) Didn’t allow a run or walk in two of his four appearances with the AZL Reds Promoted to Billings on July 8 and finished without a record, one save and a 5.60 ERA in 13 relief appearances Didn’t allow a run or walk in two of his last three appearances of the season 2014 Went 3-3 with 10 games finished, two saves and a 2.90 ERA in 19 games (two starts) in his first season of professional baseball with the Dominican Summer League Reds Made the only two starts of his career with the DOSL Reds Recorded a save with a perfect bottom of the ninth on 5/31 vs. the DOSL Nationals Recorded the win with five shutout innings and matched a career-high with seven strikeouts in his first pro start on 7/30 vs. the DOSL Yankees 1 Signed with the Cincinnati Reds as an international free agent before the start of the season Personal Hasn’t pitched in a professional baseball game since 9/3/2017 Son of Danilo Lugo and Lucrecia Familia Merin
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