Luis Severino Age: How Old is Severino?
Luis Severino was born on February 20, 1994. Severino is 28 years old.
Luis Severino of the New York Yankees is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher. In 2015, he made his Major League Baseball debut. 2017 was a banner year for him, with an All-Star selection and a third-place finish in the American League Cy Young voting.
He was also named to the All-Star squad in 2018. Due to shoulder issues, he missed most of the 2019 season and the entire 2020 season.
On December 26, 2011, Severino signed as an international free agent with the New York Yankees, receiving a $225,000 signing bonus.
He had already agreed to terms with the Colorado Rockies, but an offer from a Yankees scout encouraged him to sign with them instead. He had a fastball that could reach 91 mph (146 km/h) at the time.
He made his professional debut in the Dominican Summer League (DSL) with the Yankees. He appeared in 14 games for the team, going 4–2 with a 1.68 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 64+13 innings.
After playing with the DSL Yankees 1, he was promoted to the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2013.
In ten games, he went 4-2 with a 2.45 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 44 innings pitched (eight starts). In Charleston, he hit 97 mph with his fastball (156 kilometers per hour).