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Severino Proving He Belongs

Severino has a 1.84 ERA over his last 8 starts

TAMPA, FL - Alongside a natural ability to throw an upper 90s fastball, Luis Severino can throw each of his three pitches for strikeouts. Recently promoted to the high-A Tampa Yankees, Severino not only has shown major strides since his time in Charleston but he's proving he belongs at the upper levels.

“I had my doubts early,” Tampa manager Al Pedrique said. “I went from what I saw of him last year in Charleston, but now I have seen him [a few times]. His composure, his maturity when he’s on the mound, and the way he goes about his business on the mound – he definitely he belongs here.” Severino surrendered three earned runs on five hits in 4 2/3 innings in his high-A debut against the...

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