Date of Birth: 01/10/1985
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 175 lbs
Pro Experience: Houston (2009-10)
Resides: Santo Domingo Este, DR
Previous Team: New Britain (Atl.)
Highest Level: MLB
Sam Gervacio returns to New Britain for his 14th season of professional baseball and fourth in the Atlantic League. Last year with the Bees, the former big leaguer made 51 appearances, posting a 2.52 ERA with two saves and 77 strikeouts in 64.1 innings pitched.
Gervacio began his professional career after he signed with the Houston Astros as a free agent in 2005, and made his major league debut in 2009. In two seasons with the Astros, he appeared in 35 games and went 1-2 with a 3.65 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 24.2 innings of work. His previous experience in the Atlantic League came with the Bridgeport Bluefish from 2015-16. Over the course of two seasons, Sam appeared in 82 games, while posting seven victories with a 3.36 ERA and 94 strikeouts over the course of 88.1 innings of work.
He holds a record of 39-39 with a 3.30 ERA, 105 saves and 776 strikeouts over the course of 656.1 innings in 501 career minor league appearances.