17 Facts About Luis Severino

1. Luis Severino exited to a chorus of boos, the Yankee Stadium crowd hissing at both the starter and the skipper.

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2. Luis Severino came into Monday night's American League Division Series game against the Red Sox wanting to pitch seven innings.

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3. Luis Severino has looked nearly unhittable in his first two starts this season.

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4. Luis Severino was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 5, 2015, with the New York Yankees.

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5. Luis Severino was born in Dominican Republic on a Sunday, February 20, 1994.

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6. Luis Severino was a potential option out of the bullpen after being bumped from starting Sunday, but the Yankees will instead opt to keep him out of game action.

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7. Luis Severino took the loss in Monday's defeat to the Red Sox.

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8. Luis Severino shuts down reports that he was late to the ballpark for his start against the Red Sox.

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9. Luis Severino is currently the top prospect in the Yankees farm system.

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10. Luis Severino started Gallo with two fastballs, then locked him up with the changeup.

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11. Luis Severino has a smooth, simple delivery, drawing early comparisons to Pedro Martinez.

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12. Luis Severino signed with the Yankees in December 2011 for $225,000.

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13. Luis Severino was born and raised in Sabana de la Mar, a small town in the Dominican Republic.

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14. Luis Severino began the 2016 season in the Yankees starting rotation.

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15. Luis Severino started the second half strong, first matching Chris Sale by allowing one run over seven innings in a pitcher's duel against the Red Sox.

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16. Luis Severino started the season with Charleston before being promoted to the Tampa Yankees of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League.

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17. Luis Severino signed with the New York Yankees as an international free agent on December 26, 2011, agreeing on a $225,000 signing bonus.

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