Luis Severino is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher, who currently plays for the New York Yankees. He made his MLB debut in 2015. Due to the terrific performance, he was named an All-Star in 2017.
Severino was born in the year 1994 on Feb 20. His place of birth is Sabana de la Mar, Dominican Republic. He is Dominican by nationality. Born with the most defining qualities, his zodiac sign is Pisces.
From his early age, Severino was passionate about the game baseball. On December 26, 2011, he signed to New York Yankees as an international free agent, agreed on a $225,500 signing bonus.
That same year, Severino made his professional debut in the Dominican Summer League.
In 64 1⁄3 innings, Severino started all 14 games, pitching to a 4-2 win-loss record with a 1.68 earned run average (ERA) and 45 strikeouts.
Due to his performance, Severino was promoted to the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League.
Prior to the 2014 season, Severino ranked by the Baseball America as the Yankees ninth-best prospect.
Before 2015 season, MLB Pipeline ranked Severino the best prospect in the Yankees farm system and 23rd best out of all minor league players.
With a severe injury to Michael Pineda, Severino got an excellent opportunity, and made his major league debut against the Boston Red Sox, at the Yankee Stadium.
Severino pitched five innings in his debut, had two hits, two runs, with seven strikeouts and no walks.
Severino also underwent through an injury during 2016 seasons. On May 30, he activated from the disabled list.
He accomplished 2016 season with a 3-8 record and an ERA of 5.83.
Awards & Accolades
On July 2, 2017, Severino was named to the American League All-Star team alongside with teammates Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, Starlin Castro, and Dellin Betances.
Personal Life & Affair
Severino married his long-term girlfriend upon having an affair in 2014. The couple celebrated their marriage along with the presence of some important guests and relatives, and players of Yankees.
Before being knotted, the duo dated for several years. Together, they have a lovely daughter, Abigail, who was born in July 2015.
Since getting married, they enjoying their conjugal life and the love and passion for each other are increasing with every passing day.
Severino has a great persona and physical appearance to endeavor it. He has a good height of 6 feet, which is around 1.83m. He has a balanced weight of 88 kg.
Severino grew up as a fan of Yankees, particularly follows Dominican Robinson Cano.
Net Worth & Salary
Severino has outstanding cash earnings, salaries, and incomes. In 2015, he started off making $166,393, but every next season it increased, it jumped from $166,393 to $304, 843 in 2016, then $550,975 in 2017.
Severino has well maintained his personal as well as his family life through amount he earned.