Acquired by the New York Yankees along with RH Domingo German and 1B/OF Garrett Jones from Miami in exchange for RH David Phelps, INF Martín Prado and cash considerations, December 19, 2014.
Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays as a free agent, February 14, 2017.
Finished tied for eighth in the AL in wins…recorded a career-high 3.1 WAR (Fan Graphs), 12th among AL pitchers…his 3.42 FIP was ninth-best in the AL (min. His .824 winning percentage led the AL and ranked second in the Majors (min.
15 decisions) to Los Angeles-NL's Zack Greinke (.864, 19-3)…he and Greinke were the only two pitchers who made at least 25 starts in 2015 and took three losses or fewer…posted the fourth-highest winning pct.
Placed on the 15-day DL on Aug 12 (retroactive to Aug 11) with a right elbow tendon injury…was the second straight year his season was cut short by a right elbow injury.
Went 14-3 with a 4.20 ERA (154.1IP, 72ER) in 27 starts in his first season with the Yankees before he was shut down for the season following his 9/5 start with right elbow inflammation…set a career high in wins, nearly doubling his career win total entering the year (went 15-35 from 2011-14)…the Yankees went 18-9 in his 27 starts...
On April 25 at TEX, had the longest no-hit bid of his career before allowing a leadoff, 7th-inning single to Nomar Mazara.
Went 9-2 with a 5.21 ERA (76.0IP, 44ER) in 14 road starts…was tied for second in the AL and tied for fifth in the Majors in road wins…marked the most road wins by a Yankee since CC Sabathia (11) in 2011…set a career high by winning his final seven road starts beg.
6/26, going 7-0 with a 4.24 ERA (40.1IP, 19ER) during the streak…marked the longest streak of consecutive winning road starts in the Majors since Kansas City's James Shields (seven straight) from 7/26-9/27/13…was tied for the fifth-longest such streak by a Yankees pitcher since 1914 and the longest since Sabathia (seven straight) from 5/8-7/16/11…opponents batted .327 (103-for-315) against him on the road, fifth-highest average in the Majors...
600AB), behind only Drew Hutchison (.343)…held opponents to a .244 (78-for-320) BA over his final 14 starts after they batted .329 (97-for-295) in his first 13 starts...
Allowed just 10HR in 154.1IP…his 0.58 HR per 9.0IP ratio was the lowest in the AL and eighth-lowest in the Majors (min.