|MLB Career Stats||16||27||5.04||58||58||0||316.0||228||1.52|
|2005||6.53||22nd in NL|
|2005||24||18th in NL|
Career highlights: Enters the 2004 season as the organization's top pitcher as rated by USA Today Sports Weekly and the organization's No. 3 prospect overall as rated by Baseball America...in June 2002 had left elbow surgery...in 2001 was a Baseball America All-Star after leading all minor league pitchers with 220 strikeouts (187ip)...in 2000 was a mid-season South Atlantic League All-Star.2002 Was limited to 15 starts with Triple-A Columbus before being placed on the disabled list on 6/18 with a left elbow strain and undergoing Tommy John ligament transplant surgery...was 2-8 with a 3.28 ERA with the Clippers, allowing just 4 HR in 93.1 IP...limited left-handed batters to a .176 average...pitched in the Clippers' season-opener, allowing one unearned run in 6.0 innings but receiving a no-decision...was 1-2 in five April starts despite allowing 6ER in 30.2 IP (1.76 ERA)...struck out a season-high nine batters on 6/1 vs. Buffalo...was ranked as the #3 prospect in the Yankee Organization by Baseball America. 2001 Split time between Class-A Tampa and Double-A Norwich, combining to go 14-4 with a 2.31 ERA in 29 games started...was named to the 2001 Baseball America Minor-League All-Star Team...was also rated the third best prospect in the Yankee organization and the fifth best left-handed minor-league pitching prospect by Baseball America...had the best ERA in the Yankees' system (2.31) and was tied for second with his 14 wins...he led all minor-league pitchers with 220 strikeouts and was tied for fifth with 187.0 IP...began the season with Tampa, going 5-2 with a 2.73 ERA in eight starts...was transferred to Norwich on 5/19 and concluded the season there, going 9-2 with a 2.13 ERA in 21 starts...led Norwich in winning percentage (.818), ERA, and strikeouts (151)...was tied for second in the Eastern League in K's and third in ERA...had contract purchased on 11/19 and was added to the Yankees' 40-man roster. 2000 Began the season with Greensboro, going 8-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 17 starts, striking out 98 in 97.2 IP with the Bats...was named to the South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star Team...was transferred to Tampa on 7/16, going 2-5 witha 3.10 ERA in nine starts. 1999 Pitched for three minor-league teams in his first professional season, going 6-6 with a 3.83 ERA in 15 games started...for the year, allowed only 16 BB in 89.1 IP with 110 K...spent majority of the year at Short-A Staten Island, going 6-4 with a 3.38 ERA in 12 starts while recording 89 K in 72.0 IP, averaging 11.34 K per 9.0 IP.