|MLB Career Stats||33||39||5.14||472||23||51||695.1||553||1.47|
|2001||22||12th in AL|
|2002||19||12th in AL|
|2004||7||20th in AL|
|2004||69||16th in AL|
|2004||11||25th in AL|
|2000||26||13th in AL|
|March 15, 2012||Saraperos de Saltillo signed free agent RHP Esteban Yan.|
|March 11, 2011||Vaqueros de la Laguna signed RHP Esteban Yan.|
|December 31, 2010||RHP Esteban Yan elected free agency.|
|July 25, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|July 23, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Esteban Yan on the reserve list.|
|July 21, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|July 16, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Esteban Yan on the reserve list.|
|July 15, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|July 11, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Esteban Yan on the reserve list.|
|July 9, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|July 6, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Esteban Yan on the reserve list.|
|July 4, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|June 24, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Esteban Yan on the reserve list.|
|June 18, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|June 3, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico placed RHP Esteban Yan on the reserve list.|
|June 1, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico activated RHP Esteban Yan.|
|April 6, 2010||Diablos Rojos del Mexico signed free agent RHP Esteban Yan.|
Summary: Allowed a run in 20 of 55 games and permitted 3 of 10 inherited runners to score...Held 1st batters to a .196 (10-51) average, 9th lowest among A.L. relievers.
Posted a 1.74 era (2 er/10.1 ip) in season's 1st 8 appearances through April 23...Issued 8 runs in 2 total innings in his next 3 games to lift era to 6.75 on May 5...Had 3.04 era (16 er/47.1 ip) over next 36 outings and was at 3.86 at the end of August...Compiled 1.08 era (2 er/16.2 ip) in 13-game span, June 27-Aug. 2...Figure in September was 7.56 (7 er/8.1 ip) in 7 games...Had a pair of 7-inning scoreless streaks, July 21-Aug. 2 over 5 games and Aug. 21-31 in 4 appearances.
Saves: Converted 19 of 27 save chances...Tied for 1st in league in blown saves and 70.4% success rate was the lowest among A.L. closers...Earned saves in 1st 4 attempts before blown save on April 25 vs. Minnesota...That ended a string of 10 successful save tries over 2 seasons since previous blown save on Aug. 12, 2001, also against the Twins...Failed in 4 of 5 attempts, Aug. 5-17...Earned 4 saves each in April and May...Converted all 4 save tries vs. both Baltimore and Tampa Bay.
Miscellaneous: Tied club record for relief wins with Jim Mecir (1998 and 2000) and Albie Lopez (1998)...Led A.L. in relief defeats (8)...Earned victory on May 11 vs. Baltimore to end Tampa Bay's club record 15-game losing streak...Opponents batted .259, .246 (35-142) against righthanded hitters and .273 (35-128) vs. lefthanders...Posted a 3.68 era (12 er/29.1 ip) in 25 road games with a 4.76 mark (21 er/39.2 ip) in 30 contests at Tropicana Field...Worked at least 2 innings 12 times with high of 3 frames, Aug. 28 at Anaheim...Fanned 4 batters twice...Topped the Devil Rays with 39 Rolaids Relief points...Pitched 6 hitless innings in 5 appearances vs. the Yankees with a win and 3 saves.
Previous Career Highlights:
Career: In major league career, is 21-23, 4.63 with 42 saves in 68 chances in 250 relief appearances and 5-8, 6.94 in 23 starts...Opponents batting average is .279 (480-1723)...Is Tampa Bay's all-time franchise leader in appearances (266) and strikeouts (351), is tied with Lopez for 1st in wins (26), and ranks 2nd in saves (42)...Joined John Flaherty as only players to spend all 5 seasons with the Devil Rays from 1998-2002...Has a 0.77 era (1 er/11.2 ip) in 8 career games at Fenway Park.
2001: In 1st season as closer, earned 22 saves in 31 tries...Tied for 9th in A.L. in games finished (51)...Tied for 5th among league relievers issuing just 1.59 walks per 9 innings...Converted 1st 5 and last 6 save tries of the season...Posted a 1.07 era (2 er/16.2 ip) in final 13 games, allowing runs just once in that span...Was on disabled list from June 22 to July 12 with right shoulder inflammation...Made 2 starts on rehab assignment at Orlando during that span...Pitched for Estrellas in Dominican winter league.
2000: Went 5-7, 6.60 in 20 starts and 2-1, 4.80 in 23 relief appearances...Made 19 straight starts to begin season before moving to bullpen in July...Recorded 1st major league win as starter on April 28 at Anaheim after going 0-2, 9.38 in 1st 7 big league starts...Homered on 1st pitch of 1st pro plate appearance off Mets' Bobby Jones on June 4 at New York, the 77th player (12th pitcher) to homer in 1st major league at bat, the 14th (5th pitcher) on the 1st pitch...Fanned 5 consecutive batters and retired 16 straight hitters on July 26 at Detroit, both team records...Tied for 4th in A.L. in hit batters (11) and held opposition to .243 average with runners in scoring position, the league's 9th best.
1999: Allowed just 22.6% (7 of 31) of inherited runners to score, 8th best in the A.L....Was 2-2, 5.03 in 28 games before going on d.l. on June 17 with right shoulder inflammation...Made 2 appearances on rehab assignment at St. Petersburg...Was activated on July 14 and went 1-2, 7.48 in 22 contests the rest of the year...Lone start was no decision on May 8 at Cleveland.
1998: Led A.L. rookie relievers and was 5th in the league in relief innings (88.2)...Ranked 2nd among A.L. rookies in appearances (64), 6th most ever for a pitcher on a 1st year expansion team...Tied for 7th in league in relief wins (5) and had 3rd lowest average against with men in scoring position (.202)...Earned 1st major league win in his 1st outing of the year, April 2 vs. Detroit, with 1st save coming on July 26 against Oakland...Pitched 14.1 scoreless innings in his 1st 7 appearances of the season...Pitched in Caribbean World Series for champion Dominican Republic team.
Pro Career: In 1997, had International League's 2nd lowest era (3.10) and was 5th in strikeouts (131) at Rochester in final year in Baltimore organization...Started year in bullpen, then went 8-2, 2.28 in 12 starts...Was Baltimore's minor league pitcher of the month in June and July...Was with the Orioles from Aug. 17-26 and Sept. 15-end of season...Started 1996 at Bowie before promotion to Baltimore on May 18...Pitched a perfect inning in major league debut on May 20 vs. California before being optioned to Rochester the next day...Also made 3 relief appearances in 2nd stint with the Orioles, Aug. 6-26.
Was acquired by Montreal organization just before start of 1995 and compiled Florida State League's 13th lowest era (3.07) at West Palm Beach...Issued just 3 homers in 137.2 innings...Tied for the South Atlantic League lead in starts (28) and shutouts (3) at Macon in final year with Braves in 1994...Led team in wins (11) and had 3 2-hitters in final month of season...Had Appalachian League's 7th best era (3.03) and tied for 1st in starts (14) at Danville in 1993...Spent 1992 and 1991 pitching for Braves team in Dominican Summer League.2001