Tommy Kahnle, Relief Pitcher, New York Yankees
Date of Birth: 8/7/1989
Birthplace: Latham, New York
College: Lynn University
Tommy Kahnle, relief pitcher for the New York Yankees, was first drafted in 2010 by the Yankees. He pitched in the Yankees' minor league system from 2010 through 2013.
The Colorado Rockies acquired Kahnle in the Rule 5 draft on December 12, 2013. He pitched in 54 games with them in 2014. He finished the season with 2 wins and 1 loss, 63 strikeouts to 31 walks, and a 4.19 ERA in 68.2 innings. In 2015, he had a 4.86 ERA in 36 games.
Kahnle was traded to the Chicago White Sox on November 24, 2015. He split his time in 2016 between the majors and the minors. In 29 games with the White Sox, he had a 2.63 ERA, no wins and one loss, and 25 strikeouts to 20 walks in 27.1 innings.
Kahnle returned to the Yankees in a trade on July 18, 2017.
Career pitching statistics for Kahnle through 2016 include:
- 119 games played
- 129.1 innings pitched
- 2-3 win-loss record
- 3 saves
- 127 strikeouts to 79 walks
- 4.04 ERA