Acquired: Signed as an international free agent (Dominican Republic) May 31, 2011 (COL)
Most Recent Stats at Time of Debut
|CURRENT SEASON STATS: 1-0 with a 3.18 ERA in five games at Albuquerque (Triple-A), striking out four, walking three and allowing six hits in 5.2 IP.|
Info & MLB Debut Date
Recalled from Albuquerque April 22 in a mass move that saw P Miguel Castro go on the DL, P David Hale designated for assignment, and P Jason Gurka sent down.
MLB Debut Date: 4/24/2016
|April 24, in a 4-1 loss to the Dodgers. The third of four pitchers used in relief of starter Tyler Chatwood, he tossed two hitless scoreless innings, walking one and striking out two. Estevez came on to start the seventh inning and struck out the first batter he faced, Yasiel Puig, swinging before getting Adrian Gonzalez to line out, and Howie Kendrick to ground out. In the eighth inning, he fanned Enrique Hernandez before walking Joc Pederson, the only blemish on his linescore, before leaving him stranded by getting A.J. Ellis to fly out and Yasmani Grandal to ground out to end the inning.|
|Estevez’s brief time at Albuquerque marked his Triple-A debut. He split his 2015 season between Modesto (High A) and New Britain (Double-A), combining to go 5-3 with a 3.40 ERA and collecting 18 saves in his debut in the closer role, striking out 68 while walking just 14 in 55.2 IP. At Modesto, before his promotion, he’d gone 5-0 with a 1.37 ERA in 14 games. Estevez, who has combined for a 3.92 ERA in his first five minor league seasons, has a plus-plus fastball in the high 90s and adds a plus slider and changeup, giving him a more-than-solid repertoire for the back end of the bullpen, which seems his best fit in the future. He has a clean delivery and has improved his command over the years.|