Shane Greene

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Shane Greene
New York Yankees – No. 39
Pitcher
Born: (1988-11-17) November 17, 1988 (age 25)
Clermont, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Shane Greene (born November 17, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

Greene received a scholarship to attend the University of West Florida, but the offer was revoked when he had to undergo Tommy John surgery. He enrolled at Daytona Beach Community College and played for their baseball team.[1] The New York Yankees selected Greene in the 15th round of the 2009 MLB Draft. He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[2] He won the Kevin Lawn Award as the Yankees Minor League Pitcher of the Year for 2013.[3][4]

Greene was assigned to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees of the Class AAA International League to start the 2014 season. He was promoted to the major leagues on April 9, 2014.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News-JournalOnline.com: Daytona Beach news, sports, weather and classifieds | The News Journal | Daytona Beach FL". Nl.newsbank.com. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Yanks make deal with Padres, add six to 40-man roster". Newyork.yankees.mlb.com. November 20, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ March 21, 2014 6:57 P.M. ET (March 21, 2014). "Yankees name INF Greg Bird and RHP Shane Greene winners of the 2013 Kevin Lawn "Player of the Year" and "Pitcher of the Year" Awards". Newyork.yankees.mlb.com. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Yankees spring training: Greg Bird, Shane Greene 2013 minor league players of the year". Nj.com. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ Mearns, Andrew (April 9, 2014). "Austin Romine optioned to Scranton; pitcher Shane Greene recalled". Pinstripe Alley. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 

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