|How he became a Phillie: Acquired from Seattle as part of the deal that sent Cliff Lee to the Mariners in December, 2009.
2013 Season: Named the 41st best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball Insider... Outrighted to AAA Lehigh Valley after clearing waivers on February 1... Assigned to AA Reading to start the season... Promoted to AAA Lehigh Valley on April 19... Had his contract purchased by the Phillies on June 22.
2012 Season: Converted to a reliever in spring training... Promoted from AA Reading to AAA Lehigh Valley on June 3.
2011 Season: Named the Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Month in April when he went 4-0, 1.03 in four starts with Reading... Went 11-13, 4.50 in 26 starts for AA Reading.
2010 Season: Started the season at High-A Clearwater... Went 4-3, 4.06 in 11 starts with Clearwater before being promoted to AA Reading on June 19... Finished the season 3-4, 5.45 in 13 starts for Reading, posting a combined mark of 7-7, 4.82 on the season.
Career Notes: Was originally signed by the Mariners as an international free agent... Went a combined 22-27, 4.12 in 82 games - 77 starts - in the Mariners minor league system before being dealt to the Phillies.