MLB pitcher from the Netherlands Antilles who joined the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010 and became the team's closer in 2013. He was named to the National League All-Star team in both 2016 and 2017 and helped the Dodgers reach the World Series in 2017.
He was originally signed as a catcher, but his strong arm behind the plate caught the attention of scouts during the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
He pitched in the Major Leagues less than a year after learning how to pitch.
He was born and raised in Curacao.
He and his hero Mariano Rivera both found success in the majors with their devastating cutters.