Tyler Webb

Position: LHP
Born: 07/20/90
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 225
B/T: R/L
Acquired: Drafted in the 10th round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYY).

Most Recent Stats at Time of Debut
3-1 with a 3.24 ERA in 21 games at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A), striking out 47 and walking just three in 33 1/3 innings while allowing 33 hits for a .250 BAA.

Info & MLB Debut Date
Contract purchased from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on June 22 when 1B Rob Refsnyder was sent down.
MLB Debut Date: 06/24/17

Debut Details
June 24, in an 8-1 loss to the Rangers. The third of four pitchers, he struck out one in one-and-one-third perfect innings. Coming on with two outs and no one on in the seventh in relief of right-handed reliever Jonathan Holder, he got Shin-Soo Choo to line out to left to end the inning. In the eighth, Elvis Andrus grounded out to shortstop, Adrian Beltre flew out to center and Rouglas Odor struck out looking. Webb was relieved by right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard to start the ninth.

Player Notes
Originally drafted out of South Carolina, Webb hails from the euphonious town of Nassawadox, Virginia, a Native American expression meaning "the land between two waters." A left-hander who has found his niche as a southpaw relief specialist, he was taken by the Pirates in this past winter's MLB Rule 5 Draft but was one of the final cuts out of spring training and returned to the Yankees. Now in his third season at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, he'd posted a 3.59 ERA there in 2016, striking out 82 and walking 23 in 72 2/3 innings after posting a 2.84 ERA in 25 games there in 2015. A senior sign after being South Carolina's closer in 2013, he was actually ranked by Baseball America as the Pirates' No. 30 prospect before being returned to the Yankees, not bad for a Rule 5 pick.