Shane Greene, Relief Pitcher, Detroit Tigers


Date of Birth: 11/17/1988
Birthplace: Clermont, Florida
College: Daytona Beach Community College

Shane Greene, relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, had Tommy John surgery in 2008, while in college and prior to being drafted. The following year, he was drafted by the New York Yankees.

Greene pitched in the Yankees' minor league system from 2009 through part of 2014. In 120 games in the minors, he pitched 562.0 innings and he had a 29-43 record, 509 strikeouts to 222 walks, and a 4.39 ERA.

Greene was called up to the Yankees in 2014. In 15 games, he pitched 78.2 innings and he had a 5-4 record and a 3.78 ERA.

Greene was traded to the Tigers on December 5, 2014. His 2015 season ended in late August when he had shoulder surgery. He finished the season with a 4-8 record, 50 strikeouts to 27 walks, and a 6.88 ERA in 83.2 innings in 18 games.

In 2016, Greene had a 5.82 ERA in 3 games as a starter and 47 games in relief. He finished the season with 5 wins to 4 losses, 2 saves, and 59 strikeouts to 22 walks in 60.1 innings.

Career pitching statistics for Greene through 2016 include:

  • 83 games played
  • 222.2 innings pitched
  • 14-16 win-loss record
  • 190 strikeouts to 78 walks
  • 5.50 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Shane Greene
ESPN - Shane Greene
Baseball Reference - Shane Greene