57 CHAD GREEN—RHP • Has made the postseason for the third time in his career (2017-19)…has allowed just 3ER over his last 15.2IP in the postseason (12K)…ALDS: earned his second career postseason win in ALDS Game 3 at Minnesota…struck out four batters in 2.0IP in his playoff debut in 2017 AL Wild Card Game win vs Minnesota, becoming the fi rst Yankee to strike out his fi rst four playoff batters faced. • Made 39 relief appearances and 15 opening assignments in 2019…the Yankees went 11-4 when he opened, his fi rst starts since June 2017…had 98K, falling 2K short of his second career 100K season (103K in 2017). • Over his fi nal 11 appearances in 2019, struck out 34 batters with just 6BB in 17.2IP. • Had three appearances with at least 4K and no base runners, tied for the Major League lead (also John Brebbia, Josh Hader and Drew Pomeranz)…has seven such games since the start of 2017, trailing only Hader (8) for most in the Majors.
EPISODE TWO: The Yankees trail Houston in the 2019 ALCS, three-games-to-two… won Game 5 at Yankee Stadium on Friday after losing three straight (Games 2-4)… the winner will advance to face the Washington Nationals, who swept St. Louis in 4G in the NLCS… continue the series with Game 6 tonight in Houston.
Marks their 17th trip to the ALCS, the most all-time (for full list, see p. 143 of Yankees’ 2019 Postseason Media Guide or p. 350 of 2019 Media Guide)… have advanced in 11 of their 16 ALCS, but have been eliminated in their last three trips
Trail, 3-2, in a best-of-seven series for the 10th time in franchise history… are 6-3 in Game 6 when down, 3-2, and have come back to win two series (won Games 6-7 on the road in both): 1958 World Series vs. the Milwaukee Braves and 1952 World Series vs. Brooklyn… is their second time trailing, 3-2, in the ALCS, also 2010 ALCS vs. Texas (lost Game 6).
Tonight marks the Yankees’ second potential elimination game of the 2019 postseason (1-0 in 2019)… over the last three postseasons, are 6-2 in potential elimination games, including 1-1 on the road.