Luis Ángel Gil was born on June 3, 1998, he is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut in 2021.
Gil signed with the Minnesota Twins as an international free agent in 2015 for a $90,000 signing bonus. He made his professional debut that season with the Dominican Summer League Twins, going 1–2 with a 4.63 ERA over 23+1⁄3 innings. After not pitching in 2016, he spent 2017 with the Dominican Summer League Twins, pitching to a 0–2 record with a 2.59 ERA over 14 starts.
Gil began the 2021 season with the Somerset Patriots and was promoted to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in June. On July 21, Gil combined with Reggie McClain and Stephen Ridings to throw a no-hitter for the RailRiders.
The Yankees promoted him to the major leagues on August 3, 2021, making his major league debut with a start against the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched six innings, allowed four hits, and recorded six strikeouts, earning the win.
Gil started his career with 15+2⁄3 scoreless innings, the most by any Yankee pitcher since 1961. He is the first pitcher in MLB history with a scoreless start in his first three appearances.
Gil has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.