Chad Keith Green... Has a twin brother, Chase, who is three minutes younger... Graduated from Effingham High School (IL), where he earned all-state honors as a senior...Also lettered for three seasons in basketball... In three seasons at Louisville (2011-2013), went 16-6 with a 2.38 ERA (51 ER/193.0 IP) in 61 appearances (26 starts)… Finished his collegiate career as the school’s record holder in career ERA (since surpassed)...Earned Second Team All-BIG EAST honors after finishing his junior season going 10-4 with 2.42 ERA (28 ER/104.1 IP).
Went 1-1 with a save and a 3.00 ERA (5 ER/15.0 IP) in 14 games with the Yankees....Did not allow an earned run in 11 of 14 appearances....Made his season debut on Opening Day vs. Boston, tossing a scoreless 5th inning (1.0 IP, H)....Took the loss after allowing 1R/0ER in 1.0 IP on April 13 vs. TOR (1BB), snapping a 10.2 scoreless inning streak (since Sept. 20, 2021)....Recorded his lone win of the season on April 20 at DET (1.0 IP, 3H, 2ER, BB, 2K)....On April 28 vs. BAL, retired all three batters faced in the eighth inning (1.0 IP, 2K)...Struck out Anthony Bemboom for his 405th career strikeout as a reliever, surpassing Mike Stanton for sole possession of 8th place on the Yankees’ all-time strikeouts list by a reliever....Earned his 11th career save and first of the season May 2 at TOR after retiring all three batters faced in the ninth inning (1.0 IP, 2K)...Marked his first save since Aug. 19, 2021 vs. MIN....Allowed just three hits over his final seven outings (April 28-May 19), posting a 1.17 ERA (1 ER/7.2IP) with 11 strikeouts and two walks, retiring 23-of-28 batters faced over that span....Placed on the 15-day injured list May 21 with a right elbow strain...Transferred to the 60-day injured list May 27....Underwent UCL reconstruction and flexor tendon repair with Dr. Meister on June 1 at Trinity Park Surgery Center in Arlington, TX....Has made 48 scoreless relief appearances of at least 2.0 IP since 2017, the most in the Majors over that span (2nd: Seth Lugo - 44).
Went 10-7 with six saves and a 3.12 ERA (83.2IP, 57H, 32R/29ER, 17BB, 99K, 14HR) in 67 relief appearances…opponents batted .193 (57-for-295, 14HR); LH .200 (25-for-125, 6HR); RH .188 (32-for-170, 8HR)…set career highs in wins, appearances, innings pitched and home runs allowed...Led Major League relievers in innings pitched and led Yankees relievers in relief appearances…his 99K were the fourth-most in the AL and sixth-most in the Majors among relievers...Was just the second Yankees reliever since 1991 to record at least 10 wins in a season, joining Alfredo Aceves who went 10-1 in 2009…with Loáisiga’s nine wins in 2021, it marked the second time in Yankees history two relievers recorded at least nine wins in a single season…joined Goose Gossage (10-11 in 1978) and Sparky Lyle (9-3 in 1978), who also accomplished the feat in 1978...His 15 scoreless relief outings of at least 1.2IP were the second-most in the Majors, trailing only Boston’s Garrett Whitlock (23)...Tossed at least 2.0 innings in 13 outings…10 of those 13 outings were scoreless...Recorded multiple strikeouts in 32 appearances, tied for the fourth-most in the AL and tied for the sixth-most in the Majors by a reliever...Posted a 0.59 ERA (15.1IP, 1ER) with 14K in 12 relief appearances in April, holding opponents to a .146/.180/.208 (7-for-48) slash line...Earned his fifth career save and first of the season on 4/3 vs. Toronto (1.1IP, 2K)…marked his first since 9/4/20 at Baltimore (1.0IP)...Recorded the loss on 4/7 vs. Baltimore after allowing the extra-innings runner to score in both the 10th and 11th innings (1.1IP, 1H, 2R, 1BB, 1K)...Retired all seven batters faced on 4/11 at Tampa Bay (2.1IP, 3K)...Surrendered a leadoff “walk-off” HR to Bo Bichette in the ninth inning on 4/1...at Toronto (L, 1H, 1ER, 1HR)…was his second career “walk-off” hit (and HR) allowed in his career (also HR to Travis d’Arnaud on 7/6/19 at Tampa Bay)...Made the 200th appearance of his career on 4/22 at Cleveland, tossing a scoreless eighth inning (1.0IP, 1K)...Tossed 2.0 perfect innings of relief on 4/29 at Baltimore, striking out 4-of-6BF...On 5/6 vs. Houston, allowed a go-ahead, three-run HR to Jose Altuve in the eighth and recorded his third loss of the season (0.1IP, 2H, 3ER, 1BB, 1K, 1HR)…marked his most runs allowed in a game since 9/7/20 at Toronto (4R/3ER)...Struck out Josh Harrison looking in the seventh inning on 5/8 vs. Washington to record his 400th career strikeout...In Game 2 on 5/27 vs. Toronto, tossed a scoreless seventh to earn his second save of the year...On 6/5 vs. Boston, set season-high with 4ER in 0.2IP (4H, 1HR, 1K)…marked his most ER allowed in a game since 8/15/19 vs. Cleveland (5ER)…had allowed 6ER in his first 24 appearances of the season...Posted a season-long 10.1-inning scoreless streak from 6/8-28…marked his longest scoreless streak since a 11.2-inning scoreless stretch from 8/21-9/12(G1)/19. Earned his first win of the season on 6/17 at Toronto, tossing 1.1 scoreless innings (2H, 2K)…marked his first win since 8/30/20-G1 vs. the Mets...On 6/19 vs. Oakland, struck out the side in the eighth and earned the win…with his strikeout of Seth Brown, marked his 335th career strikeout as a reliever, surpassing Jeff Nelson (334) for 12th place on the Yankees’ all-time strikeouts list by a reliever...Pitched in both games of a doubleheader on 7/4 vs. the Mets for the first time in his career…was just the third Yankees pitcher since 2015 to pitch in both games of a doubleheader (also Aroldis Chapman on 5/15/19 vs. Baltimore and Zack Britton on 5/15/19 vs. Baltimore)...Tossed a season-high 3.0IP and earned his third win of the season in Game 2 on 7/4 vs. the Mets (6K)…was his longest relief outing since 9/8/19 at Boston (also 3.0 scoreless innings)…struck out Jonathan Villar swinging to end the game, his 346th career strikeout as a reliever…tied Lindy McDaniel (346) for 11th place on the Yankees’ all-time strikeouts list by a reliever…was the fourth time in his career he struck out at least six batters in a relief appearance (also 7K on 8/30/17 vs. Cleveland, 6K on 5/18/17 at Kansas City and 7/30/17 vs. Tampa Bay)...Tossed an immaculate inning in the seventh inning in Game 2 on 7/4 vs. the Mets, becoming the second Yankees pitcher to toss an immaculate inning in 2021, joining RHP Michael King who threw an immaculate inning in the fourth inning on 6/4 vs. Boston…according to Elias, the Yankees were just the third team in the last 20 seasons to have two immaculate innings in a single season, joining the 2019 Boston Red Sox (Chris Sale threw one on 5/8/19 and 6/5/19) and the 2017 Boston Red Sox (Craig Kimbrel on 5/11/17 and Rick Porcello on 8/9/17)…according to Elias, it was the sixth immaculate inning by a Yankee since 2000, joining Michael King (6/4/21 vs. Boston), Dellin Betances (8/2/17 vs. Detroit), Brandon McCarthy (9/17/14 at Tampa Bay), Iván Nova (5/29/13 vs. the Mets) and A.J. Burnett (6/20/09 at Florida)…Baseball Almanac notes that Ron Guidry (8/7/84 vs. Chicago-AL) and Al Downing (8/11/67 at Cleveland) have also thrown immaculate innings…according to STATS, he was the first pitcher in the Modern Era to toss at least 3.0 perfect innings, notch at least 6K and have an immaculate inning all in the same game...Tossed a perfect ninth inning on 7/7 at Seattle to record his third save of the season (2K)…struck out Jake Fraley to lead off the ninth inning, his 347th career strikeout as a reliever…surpassed Lindy McDaniel (346) for sole possession of 11th place on the Yankees’ all-time strikeouts list by a reliever...On 7/11 at Houston, allowed 4ER and took his fifth loss (0.1IP, 4H, 1HR)…allowed a “walk-off” HR to Jose Altuve in the ninth…his 4ER allowed were tied for his most as a reliever (fourth time, first since 6/5/21 vs. Boston)...Allowed 2ER on 7/22 at Boston (1.0IP, 3H, 1K) and 2ER on 7/27 at Tampa Bay (1.0IP, 1H, 2BB, 2K, 1HR), marking the first time he had allowed earned runs in consecutive outings in 2021 and the first time since 8/26-28/20...On 8/11 at Kansas City, tossed 2.0 scoreless innings of relief to earn his sixth win of the season (1H, 3K, 1WP)… struck out Ryan O’Hearn looking in the sixth inning for his 365th career strikeout as a reliever, surpassing Steve Hamilton (364) for sole possession of ninth place on the Yankees’ all-time strikeouts list by a reliever...Recorded a save in three straight outings from 8/16-19…marked the first time in his career that he recorded a save in consecutive outings...Took the loss on 8/29 at Oakland after allowing a go-ahead two-run HR to Tony Kemp in the eighth (1.0IP, 2H, 2ER, 1HR)...On 9/5 vs. Baltimore, tossed 2.0 perfect innings of relief (3K)…marked his fifth perfect relief outing of at least 2.0IP in 2021 and first since 7/4-G2 vs. the Mets (3.0IP)...Allowed a run in a career-high four straight appearances from 9/8-15 (previous: 3G from 8/21-9/2/16)...Surrendered at least 1HR in a career-high three straight games from 9/11-15 (previous: 2G, seven times, last: 8/26-28/20)...Took the loss on 9/12 at the Mets after allowing a go-ahead solo HR to Francisco Lindor in the eighth (1.0IP, 1H, 1ER, 1K)...Did not allow a run in his final seven appearances of the season from 9/20-10/3, retiring 25 of 31 batters faced over that span (8.1IP, 4H, 2BB, 10K, 1WP)...Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings in the AL Wild Card Game at Boston (1H, 1BB, 2K).
Went 3-3 with one save and a 3.51 ERA (25.2IP, 10ER) and 32K in 22 relief appearances with the Yankees...Earned the win in his season debut on 7/26 at Washington, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings (1IBB, 2K, 1WP)...On 8/16 vs. Boston, tossed 1.2 scoreless innings (1H, 1BB, 2K)…struck out Rafael Devers and J.D. Martinez in the eighth, tying Adam Warren (285) for 14th place on the Yankees’ all-time list for strikeouts by a reliever...Allowed 5ER and 4HR in 2.0IP (5H, 4K) over a two-outing span (G2 on 8/26 at Atlanta and G1 on 8/28 vs. New York-NL)…allowed just 1ER over his first 12.2IP of the season (2H, 4BB/1IBB, 17K, 0HR)…had allowed 4HR over his prior 50G (14GS) from 5/22/19-8/16/20...In Game 2 of 8/26 doubleheader at Atlanta, took the loss, allowing a go-ahead HR to Freddie Freeman in the sixth inning (1.0IP, 2H, 2ER, 2K, 1HR)…collected his 286th career strikeout as a reliever, surpassing Adam Warren (285) for 14th place on the Yankees’ all-time list for strikeouts by a reliever...Recorded the loss for the second straight game in Game 1 on 8/28 vs. the Mets (1.0IP, 3H, 3ER, 2K, 3HR)…allowed multiple HRs for the seventh time in his career and allowed 3HR for the third time (also 4HR on 7/8/16 at Cleveland and 3HR on 8/27/16 vs. Baltimore, both as a starter)...Pitched on three straight days from 9/2-4 for the first time in his career...Earned his first save of the year (fourth of his career) in Game 1 of 9/4 doubleheader at Baltimore (his third appearance in as many days), allowing 1R/0ER in 1.0IP (1H)...Tossed 1.1 scoreless innings on 9/12 vs. Baltimore (1K)…struck out DJ Stewart (swinging) to lead off the seventh inning…was his 294th career strikeout as a reliever, surpassing Hal Reniff (293) for sole possession of 13th place on the Yankees’ all-time strikeouts list by a reliever...Went 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA (5.1IP, 2ER) and 8K in four postseason relief appearances…earned his third career postseason win in ALDS Game 4 vs. Tampa Bay at Petco Park, tossing 2.0 perfect innings (2K).
Went 4-4 with a 4.17 ERA (69.0IP, 32ER) and 98K in 54 appearances (15 starts) over two stints (3/28-4/23, 5/129/29) with the Yankees...Had three appearances with at least 4K and no base runners, tied for the Major League lead (also John Brebbia, Josh Hader and Drew Pomeranz)...Went 0-1 with a 3.72 ERA (19.1IP, 8ER) and 32K in his 15 opening assignments..the Yankees went 11-4 in those games..marked his first starts since 6/11/17 vs. Baltimore..retired 50-of-70 batters faced over his final 13 opening assignments (16.2IP, 12H, 6R/5ER, 7BB, 31K, 2HR) beginning on 5/27...Went 4-3 with two saves, a 4.35 ERA (49.2IP, 24ER) and 66K in 39 relief appearances...Allowed a grand slam to Justin Bour on 4/23 at Los Angeles-AL, his most earned runs (4) allowed since 9/2/16 at Baltimore (4ER)..was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre following the game...Over his 10 relief appearances before being optioned to Scranton/WB, posted a 16.43 ERA (7.2IP, 14ER) with 4HR..matched his earned runs allowed in 46.0IP over 36 appearances prior to the All-Star break in 2018...Was recalled from Scranton/WB on 5/12..posted a 2.64 ERA (61.1IP, 18ER) with 91K in 44 appearances (15 starts) over the remainder of the season, all at the Major League level...Made his first start of the season on 5/19 vs. Tampa Bay (1.2IP, 3H, 2ER, 1BB, 1K, 2HR, 1HP), becoming the seventh pitcher to start a game for the Yankees in 2019...Posted a 0.69 ERA (26.0IP, 23H, 2ER, 3BB, 38K, 1HR) in 19 games from 5/27-7/23..had an 11.2-inning scoreless streak from 6/9-7/3...Retired 37-of-46BF over nine opening assignments from 5/27-8/12 (12.1IP, 4H, 0R, 4BB, 22K)...Earned his second career save on 7/23 at Minnesota (also 7/24/16 vs. San Francisco) after entering in the 10th with the bases loaded and retiring his only batter faced...Started and took his fourth loss on 8/15 vs. Cleveland (0.1IP, 4H, 5ER, 1BB, 1K, 2HR), allowing back to back homers to Ramírez (grand slam) and Kipnis (solo)...Over his final 11 appearances, struck out 34 batters while walking just six in 17.2IP (from 8/24)...Earned the win in Game 1 of 9/12 doubleheader at Detroit (2.1IP, 1H, 1ER, 2K) but snapped his season-hightying 11.2 scoreless inning streak...Struck out five of his six batters faced in extra innings on 9/24 at Tampa Bay (2.0IP)...Went 1-0 with a 6.75 ERA (6.2IP, 5ER) in six postseason games (one start)..earned his second career postseason win in ALDS Game 3 at Minnesota..retired all 6BF in ALCS Game 2 at Houston (2.0IP, 2K)..made his first career postseason start as the Yankees' "opener" in ALCS Game 6 (1.0IP, 2H, 3ER, 1BB, 1K, 1HR)...In three starts with the RailRiders, posted a 2.45 ERA (7.1IP, 2ER) with 14K and just 2BB.
Went 8-3 with a 2.50 ERA (75.2IP, 21ER) and 94K in 63 relief appearances with the Yankees…spent the entire season at the Major League level for the first time in his career…opponents hit .229 (64-for-279, 9HR); LH .234 (32-for-137, 4HR), RH .225 (32-for-142, 5HR)…allowed just 11-of-31 inherited runners (35.5%)…retired 42-of-63 first batters faced in relief (66.7%)...Over the span of 21 appearances from 8/23/17-4/23/18, posted a 0.99 ERA (27.1IP, 3ER), allowing just 15H with 4BB and 44K and a .400 OPS against...Allowed a game-winning two-run HR to Soto in the sixth inning of 6/18 resumption of 5/15 game at Washington to record the loss (1.0IP, 3H, 2ER, 2K, 1HR)…the homer is credited to Soto on 5/15, despite him not making his Major League debut until 5/20...Posted a career-long 17.1-inning scoreless streak (over 13G) from 5/25-7/8 (11H, 3BB, 18K)…does not include his 2ER allowed in 6/18 resumption of 5/15 loss at Washington…had the streak snapped on 7/10 at Baltimore (2ER)...Posted a 0.55 ERA (16.1IP, 1ER) with 18K over a 12-game stretch from 8/13-9/18…from 8/13 through the end of the season, allowed 3ER in 21.1IP over 17 appearances (15H, 4BB, 28K)…was the Majors' seventh-lowest ERA over the span (min. 20.0IP)...Made his 100th career relief appearance in 9/15 loss vs. Toronto, tossing 2.1 scoreless innings (3H, 3K)...Allowed 1ER in 3.2IP over two postseason relief appearances.
Went 5-0 with a 1.83 ERA (69.0IP, 14ER) and 103K in 40 games (one start) over two stints with the Yankees (5/8-9 and 5/14-10/1)…opponents hit .147 (34-for-231, 4HR); LH .120 (10-for-83, 2HR), RH .162 (24-for-148, 2HR)…allowed just 4-of-31 inherited runners (12.9%), the second-lowest mark among qualifying relievers…retired 37-of-39 ﬁrst batters faced in relief (94.9%)... Out of the bullpen, recorded a 13.43 K/9.0IP ratio, 10th-best among all Major League relievers (ﬁfth in the AL)…ranked third among all relievers with a 41.0% strikeout rate (244BF, 100K) and .207 opponents' OBP and ﬁfth with a 1.61 ERA, .143 opponents' batting average and .233 opponents' slugging pct.…his 2.3 WAR was sixth among relievers (FanGraphs)... Became the eighth pitcher in franchise history with at least 100K in relief in a season, joining Dellin Betances (4x), Goose Gossage (3x), Jay Howell (1x), Andrew Miller (1x), Joe Page (1x), Mariano Rivera (1x) and David Robertson (1x)... With Dellin Betances (100K), became the second pair of Yankees to each strike out at least 100 batters in relief in the same season (also Betances/Andrew Miller in 2015)... Made 29 relief appearances of more than 1.0IP (second-most in the Majors) and 16 of at least 2.0IP…made three scoreless relief appearances of at least 3.0IP…had multiple strikeouts in 30 of his 40 total appearances... Had six relief appearances with at least 5K…since 1992, is one of three relievers to collect at least six games with ﬁve-or-more strikeouts in a season, joining Mariano Rivera (9G in 1996) and Octavio Dotel (7G in 2001)... Made nine straight relief appearances of at least 1.1IP from 5/14 (G1) - 6/21, posting a 1.77 ERA (20.1IP, 4ER) with 23K over the stretch…was the longest streak of outings of at least 1.1IP by a Yankees reliever since Tanyon Sturtze (9G) from 7/6-9/9/04... Made his only start of the season in 6/11 win vs. Baltimore (ND, 2.0IP, 2H, 2ER, 1BB, 3K)... Had multiple strikeouts in eight straight games from 6/25-7/19, tied for the Majors' second-longest streak of the season (C. Kimbrel-9, C. Devenski-8)…was one shy of the Yankees record of nine: Dellin Betances (4/17-5/10/14), Mariano Rivera (6/4-7/2/96) and Lindy McDaniel (7/27-8/29/73)... Over a six-outing stretch from 7/9-23, tossed 9.1 scoreless and hitless innings, retiring 28-of-32 batters (3BB, 1HP, 16K)…was tied for the third-longest single-season streak of scoreless, hitless relief appearances of at least 1.0IP in Yankees history behind David Robertson (8G, 9/15/17-present) and Mariano Rivera (7G, 6/3-20/10)... Following the All-Star break, struck out 46.2% (61-of-132) of his batters faced, the second-highest pct. in the Majors (min. 100BF) behind Craig Kimbrel (48.3%)... From 8/23 through the end of the season, allowed just 1ER with 2BB and 28K (60BF) in 17.0IP over 12 games... Struck out seven of eight batters faced in 2.2 scoreless innings (1H) in 8/30 Game 1 loss vs. Cleveland…marked the most strikeouts in a single game by any pitcher in Major League history when facing eight-or-fewer batters…marked the fewest non-Ks by a pitcher facing eight-or-more batters since the Yankees' Ron Davis struck out eight-of-nine batters on 5/4/81 at California (credit: Elias)…his 7K marked the most by a Yankees reliever since Bruce Billings had 7K in 4.0IP on 4/25/14 vs. Los Angeles-AL... Collected his 100th strikeout of the season as a reliever in the seventh inning of 9/30 win vs. Toronto (Jose Bautista, swinging)…according to Elias, the only other Yankees with 100K within their ﬁrst 50 relief appearances of a season were Dellin Betances (2014), Mariano Rivera (1996) and Joe Page (1947)... Began the season with Single-A Tampa, making one start (0-1, 2.25 ERA, 4.0IP, 2H, 1ER, 5K) before being transferred to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre…in ﬁve starts with the RailRiders, went 2-1 with a 4.73 ERA (26.2IP, 14ER) and 33K... Went 1-0 with a 4.15 ERA (8.2IP, 4ER) and 11K in ﬁve postseason relief appearances…made his playoﬀ debut in the Yankees' AL Wild Card win vs. Minnesota, entering with one out in the ﬁrst inning (2.0IP, 1H, 1ER, 2BB, 4K)…inherited runners on second and third, stranding both on a pair of strikeouts…became the ﬁrst Yankee to strike out his ﬁrst four career postseason batters faced, and the ﬁrst Major League pitcher to do so since Colorado's Jeﬀ Francis in 2007 NLDS Game 1 at Philadelphia…allowed a grand slam to Francisco Lindor in ALDS Game 2 loss at Cleveland…earned his ﬁrst postseason win in ALCS Game 4 vs. Houston (2.0IP, 1H, 1R/0ER, 2K).
Went 2-4 with one save and a 4.73 ERA (45.2IP, 24ER) and 52K over five stints with the Yankees (5/14-17, 6/10-12, 7/2-9, 7/21-8/4 and 8/15-10/2)…opponents hit .272 (49-for-180); LH .291 (25-for-86), RH .255 (24-for-94)…in eight starts, went 2-4 with a 5.94 ERA (36.1IP, 24ER)…in four relief appearances, tossed 9.1 scoreless innings without recording a decision (6H, 3BB, 8K)…allowed 3-of-6 inherited runners to score…retired 1-of-4 first batters faced. Recorded a 10.25 K/9.0IP ratio, eighth-best among Major League rookies (min. 40.0IP) and fourth among AL rookies (Seattle's Edwin Diaz-15.33, Houston's Michael Feliz-13.15, Baltimore's Mychal Givens-11.57). Tossed 6.0IP with 1R-or-fewer in 3-of-8 starts…had a 10.90 K/9.0IP ratio (44K/36.1IP) in his starts, eighth-highest among Major League pitchers with at least 30.0IP as a starter (third-highest in AL). Made his Major League debut on 5/16 at Arizona, recording the loss (4.0IP, 8H, 6R/4ER, 2HR, 1BB, 5K)…became the first Yankees pitcher to make his Major League debut in a start since RHP Luis Severino on 8/5/15 vs. Boston…was the first Yankees pitcher drafted by another organization to make his Major League debut as a Yankees starter since RHP Christian Parker-who was selected by Montreal and traded to the Yankees-debuted on 4/6/01 vs. Toronto…was signed to a Major League contract and selected to the Yankees' 25-man roster from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 5/14. Became the third Yankees pitcher since 2000 to record at least 5K in each of his first three Major League starts, joining Masahiro Tanaka (2014, first 11GS), Phil Hughes (2007, first 4GS) and José Contreras (2003, first 7GS). Made his first Major League relief appearance in 6/12 loss vs. Detroit, tossing a perfect ninth (1.0IP). Earned his first Major League win on 7/3 at San Diego (his third career game), allowing 1ER in 6.0IP (3H, 0BB, 8K, 1HR)…was only the third Yankee since 1913 to record at least 8K without walking a batter within his first three career games…joined Rich Beck (7.0IP and 8K on 9/14/65) and Masahiro Tanaka (7.0IP and 8K on 4/4/14) who both did so in their Major League debuts…became the first Yankees pitcher since 1913 to toss at least 6.0IP with 3H-or-fewer and no walks in one of his first three career games. Earned his first Major League save in 7/24 win vs. San Francisco, tossing 2.1 scoreless innings (3H, 1K). Made three consecutive relief appearances from 7/21-29, each of them at least 2.1IP. Had a career-high 11K in 6.0 scoreless innings in his start on 8/15 vs. Toronto (2H, 0BB), the most by a Yankees rookie since Masahiro Tanaka had 11K on 6/11/14 at Seattle…retired his first 13 batters, including six via strikeout, before Tulowitzki's one-out single to left in the fifth…had streaks of five consecutive strikeouts and four straight strikeouts…became the second rookie pitcher in Yankees history to record at least 11K with no walks and no runs in a game, joining Stan Bahnsen on 8/1/68 at Boston (CG SHO, 3H, 12K)…was only the 17th Major League rookie to accomplish the feat, the seventh in the AL…was the 12th Yankees pitcher (of any experience level) since 1913 to do it, the first since Randy Johnson on 7/26/05 vs. Minnesota (8.0IP, 2H, 11K)…equaled the highest strikeout total by an AL rookie in 2016 (Detroit's Michael Fulmer, 11K on 5/21/16 vs. Tampa Bay). Was removed from 9/2 loss at Baltimore after 1.2IP with right elbow pain (5H, 4ER, 2BB, 1HR, 3K)…underwent an MRI on 9/3 in Baltimore, revealing a sprained right UCL and a strained flexor tendon…Yankees Head Team Physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad reviewed the results on 9/3 and evaluated Green in New York on 9/5. Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 9/7 (retroactive to 9/3) with a right forearm tendon injury…was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on 9/18. In 16 starts for Scranton/WB, was 7-6 with a 1.52 ERA (94.2IP, 68H, 21R/16ER, 21BB, 100K, 3HR)…was named to the International League Mid-Season All-Star Team…led IL pitchers (min. 90.0IP) in ERA and WHIP, and had the third-lowest ERA among all minor league pitchers (min. 90.0IP)…held IL hitters to a .200 (68-for-340) BA…allowed one-or-zero runs in 10-of-16 starts…issued one-or-zero walks in 12-of-16 starts and allowed 4H-or-fewer in 10-of-16…led the team in strikeouts…did not allow a run over three starts from 6/22-7/14, going 3-0 (21.0IP, 6H, 2BB, 23K)…compiled a 26.0-inning scoreless streak from 6/15-8/9. Attended spring training with the Yankees as a non-roster invitee, going 0-2 with a 16.88 ERA (5.1IP, 10ER) in three games (one start).
Spent the season with Double-A Erie, going 5-14 with a 3.93 ERA (148.2IP, 170H, 84R/65ER, 43BB, 137K, 9HR) in 27 starts…over his ﬁnal eight starts, posted a 3-0 record with a 1.70 ERA (47.2IP, 42H, 9ER, 11BB, 49K, 1HR) and a .237 (42-for-177) opponents' BA... Was named the Eastern League "Pitcher of the Week" for 8/24-30 after going 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA (13.0IP, 12H, 1ER, 0BB, 14K) over two starts, including a seven-inning complete game... Was acquired by the Yankees from Detroit with RHP Luis Cessa in exchange for LHP Justin Wilson on 12/9/15.
Went 6-4 with a 3.11 ERA (130.1IP, 121H, 51R/45ER, 28BB, 125K) in 23 starts with Single-A West Michigan…rankedthird in the Midwest League in WHIP (1.14) and ninth in ERA…went 4-1 with a 2.03 ERA (44.1IP, 35H, 10ER, 9BB,50K) in his ﬁnal eight starts of the season.
In his professional debut, combined to go 4-0 with a 3.54 ERA (20.1IP, 19H, 7ER, 6BB, 10K) in 12 games (two starts) with the Rookie-level GCL Tigers and Single-A Lakeland... Went 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA (3.0IP, 3H, 1ER, 0BB, 6K) in two relief appearances before being promoted on 7/12…in 10G/2GS with Lakeland, went 3-0 with a 3.63 ERA (17.1IP, 16H, 7ER, 6BB, 10K).