David Phelps

David Phelps #41

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/200
  • Age: 29


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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David Phelps Stats

4-8 4.50 112.0 77 1.36

David Phelps MLB Career Stats

19-22 4.29 411.1 344 1.35

David Phelps Bio

  • Full Name: David Edward Phelps
  • Born: 10/9/1986 in St. Louis, MO
  • Draft: 2008, New York Yankees, 14th rd. (440th overall)
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Debut: April 8, 2012
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2015 Stats 4 8 4.50 23 19 0 112.0 77 1.36
MLB Career Stats 19 22 4.29 110 59 1 411.1 344 1.35
  • Status: Active

David Phelps Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Marlins NL 577 Four-seam FB 90.91 89.21 2180.00 5.50 91.17
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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October 8, 2015 at 8:04 AM ET

Phelps shows versatility in 2015

Marlins right-hander David Phelps finished the 2015 regular season with a 4-8 record, a 4.50 ERA, a 1.36 WHIP and 77 strikeouts across 112 innings.

August 19, 2015 at 3:00 AM ET

Phelps out for season with forearm stress fracture

Marlins starter David Phelps will miss the remainder of the 2015 season after an MRI exam on Monday revealed the right-hander suffered a stress fracture of the radius bone in his right forearm.


David Phelps Awards

AFL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
11/14/2011 Phoenix AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 NY Yankees AL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Trenton EAS

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Charleston SAL

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Staten Island NYP

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Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2014 1 15th in AL

David Phelps Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2015 Miami Marlins activated RHP David Phelps from the 15-day disabled list.
August 17, 2015 Miami Marlins placed RHP David Phelps on the 15-day disabled list. Right forearm strain
April 16, 2015 Miami Marlins activated RHP David Phelps from the paternity list.
April 13, 2015 Miami Marlins placed RHP David Phelps on the paternity list.
December 19, 2014 Miami Marlins traded RHP Nathan Eovaldi, RF Garrett Jones and RHP Domingo German to New York Yankees for RHP David Phelps and 3B Martin Prado.
September 12, 2014 New York Yankees activated RHP David Phelps from the 15-day disabled list.
August 4, 2014 New York Yankees placed RHP David Phelps on the 15-day disabled list. right elbow inflammation
September 14, 2013 New York Yankees activated RHP David Phelps from the 60-day disabled list.
August 15, 2013 New York Yankees transferred RHP David Phelps from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right forearm strain
July 23, 2013 New York Yankees sent RHP David Phelps on a rehab assignment to Trenton Thunder.
July 6, 2013 New York Yankees placed RHP David Phelps on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5, 2013. Right forearm strain
July 19, 2012 New York Yankees recalled David Phelps from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
July 12, 2012 David Phelps assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
July 5, 2012 New York Yankees optioned David Phelps to Trenton Thunder.
June 29, 2012 New York Yankees recalled David Phelps from Tampa Yankees.
June 14, 2012 New York Yankees optioned David Phelps to Tampa Yankees.
April 4, 2012 New York Yankees recalled David Phelps from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
April 4, 2012 David Phelps roster status changed by New York Yankees.
March 20, 2012 New York Yankees optioned David Phelps to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
November 18, 2011 New York Yankees selected the contract of David Phelps from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
September 4, 2011 David Phelps roster status changed by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
August 31, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees placed RHP David Phelps on the temporarily inactive list.
August 19, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees activated RHP David Phelps from the 7-day disabled list.
August 4, 2011 sent RHP David Phelps on a rehab assignment to GCL Yankees.
June 22, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees placed RHP David Phelps on the 7-day disabled list.
February 11, 2011 New York Yankees invited non-roster RHP David Phelps to spring training.
July 2, 2010 RHP David Phelps assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
April 5, 2010 David Phelps assigned to Trenton Thunder from Tampa Yankees.
July 21, 2009 David Phelps assigned to Tampa Yankees from Charleston RiverDogs.

David Edward Phelps Bio Info

Full name is David Edward Phelps…he and his wife, Maria, have two daughters, Adeline (born March 2012) and Eloise Susan (born December 2013). Attended the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in political science and computer applications… went 5-5 with a 4.65 ERA in his junior year in 2008, allowing 102H and 48ER while leading the team in games started (14), innings pitched (93.0) and strikeouts (75)… was named to the 2008 Preseason Watch List for the "Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year" Award, as well as earning preseason First Team All-Big East honors in 2007 and '08… became the second Notre Dame pitcher in school history to strike out at least 100 batters (102) and record an ERA under 2.00 (1.88) in the same season in 2007 (also Aaron Heilman). Attended Hazelwood West High School (Mo.), where he went 14-4 with a 2.96 ERA in 27 appearances (17 starts), striking out 172 batters in 109.2IP… was named a top prospect in Missouri among 2005 prep seniors by Baseball America after setting a school record with a 30.0-inning scoreless stretch that season… was a team captain, all-conference and all-metro performer in 2004 and '05.


Made 17 starts and 15 relief appearances for Yankees. According to the Elias , was first Yankees' pitcher to record nine-or-more starts and nine-or-more relief appear-ances inthree consecutive seasons (2012-14) since Mike Kekich (1969-71)...On June 19 vs. Toronto, allowed first home run in a home start in nearly two years. Streak spanned nine starts, from September 19, 2012 to June 2, 2014. According to Elias, the 50.1 inning-streak was third-longest by innings since Yankee Stadium opened in 2009...As a starter, went 5-5 with a 4.28 ERA (96.2 ip/46 er); allowed four of 12 inherited runners to score and retired 12-of-15 first batters faced in relief...Earned his first career save on April 10 vs. Boston, tossing 2.1 perfect innings , with three strikeouts...Earned first win of season in a 7-1 victory on May 17 vs. Pittsburgh (5.0 ip, 5 h, 0 r, 3 bb, 5 so); marked third scoreless start of career...Tossed 6.2 scoreless innings in June 13 win at Oakland, marking longest scoreless start of career...Recorded first career complete game in rain-shortened, 2-1 win vs. Texas on July 23 (5.0 ip, 5 h, 1 er, 0 bb, 3 so)...Was unbeaten in eight consecutive starts from June 13 to July 23, going 4-0 with 2.96 ERA (48.2/16); marked longest winning streak of career...Started on August 3 at Boston, but was removed after 2.0 innings with right elbow inflammation (6 h, 5 er, 2 bb); snapped streak of at least 5.0 innings in 17 consecu-tive starts from July 4, 2013 to July 28, 2014...Was placed on 15-day DL from August 4 to Sept. 11 with right elbow inflammation, missing 34 team games...Was ejected by home plate umpire Rob Drake after second pitch of eighth inning in Sept. 16 loss at Tampa Bay; was first career ejection...Threw the final pitches of Derek Jeter's last game on Sept. 28 at Boston, recording a perfect ninth inning, with two strikeouts...Went 1-1, 3.38 (21.1/8) and 14 strikeouts in seven Spring Training appearances (five starts) with Yankees.


Appeared in 22 games (12 starts) with the Yankees, going 6-5 with a 4.98 ERA (86.2IP, 48ER)… as a starter, went 5-4 with a 4.93 ERA (65.2IP, 36ER)… went 1-1 with a 5.14 ERA (21.0IP, 12ER) in 10 relief appearances… missed 62 games with a right forearm strain (7/6-9/14). Picked off three baserunners, tied for the fourthhighest total in the American League. Earned the win in the Yankees' 6-4 victory on 4/26 vs. Toronto, allowing 1ER on 2H in 4.0IP in relief (2BB, 9K, 1HR)… became the first Yankees pitcher in the Live Ball Era (starter or reliever) to strike out at least nine batters in a game in which he pitched 4.0-or-fewer innings… his 9K marked a career high and were the most by a Yankee in relief since Jay Howell on 4/6/83 at Seattle (4.2IP, 9K). Hit the Astros' Chris Carter and Fernando Martinez in back-to-back at-bats in the fourth inning of his start on 5/1 vs. Houston, becoming the first Yankees pitcher to hit consecutive batters since Javier Vazquez on 9/23/10 vs. Tampa Bay (hit Willie Aybar and Kelly Shoppach in the seventh inning). Recorded the loss in the Yankees' 9-4 defeat on 5/29 vs. the Mets (0.1IP, 4H, 5R/4ER, 2BB, 1K)… became the first Yankees starter to exit having recorded only one out in a non-injury situation since Alex Graman on 7/19/04 at Tampa Bay (0.1IP, 5ER), and the first to do so at home since Mike Witt allowed 4ER in 0.1IP on 6/1/93 vs. Cleveland… was the second Yankees starter to exit in the first inning of a Subway Series game, joining Darrell Rasner on 5/19/07 at Shea Stadium (left after two batters after being hit in the hand with a comebacker). Earned the win in the Yankees' 4-3 victory on 6/4 vs. Cleveland (6.0IP, 1H, 0R, 4BB, 7K)… marked his longest career outing without allowing a run… became the first Yankee to toss at least 6.0 innings and allow only 1H since Hiroki Kuroda on 6/8/12 vs. the Mets (7.0IP, 1H)… was the first Yankee to toss at least 6.0 scoreless innings in a start immediately following a start in which he recorded one out or fewer since Catfish Hunter in 1978-credit: Elias. Gave up a home run to the Angels' Erick Aybar in the second inning of his start on 6/15 at Los Angeles-AL, snapping a career-long streak of 34.1IP in which he had not allowed a homer… also allowed a stolen base to Mike Trout in the third inning of the same game, snapping a streak of 105.2IP (starter and reliever combined) in which he did not allow a stolen base (dating from 8/8/12). Allowed a career-high 9ER on a career-high-tying 9H in the Yankees' 11-3 loss on 6/29 at Baltimore, becoming just the seventh Yankees pitcher since 2000 to yield at least 9ER and at least 9H in a start… was the first Yankees starter to do so since Ivan Nova gave up 10H and 9ER on 7/31/12 at Yankee Stadium, also vs. the Orioles. Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 7/6 (retroactive to 7/5) with a right forearm strain… made two rehab starts with Double-A Trenton, combining to allow 3ER in 7.2IP (3.52 ERA)… was returned from rehab and transferred to the 60-day D.L. on 8/15 after reinjuring his right arm… was reinstated from the 60-day D.L. on 9/14 (missed 62 team games). Made four relief appearances after coming back from the D.L., combining to allow 2ER in 4.0IP (2H, 3BB, 4K). Made a team-high seven spring training starts, going 3-3 with a 4.18 ERA (28.0IP, 13ER) and 27K.

2012 Made his first career Opening Day roster and combined to go 4-4 with a 3.34 ERA (99.2 IP, 37 ER) in three stints with the Yankees (4/6-6/14, 6/29-7/4 and 7/18-10/3)...His 3.34 ERA marked the third-lowest ERA among all American League rookie pitchers (min. 95.0 IP) and the fourth-lowest in the Majors...ranked second among AL rookies in opponents batting average against (.223) and eighth in strikeouts (96)...As a starter, went 2-2 with a 3.77 ERA (57.1 IP, 24 ER) in 11 starts...also went 2-2 with a 2.76 ERA (42.1 IP, 13 ER) in 22 appearances out of the bullpen...Went undefeated over his last six starts of the season, going 1-0 with a 4.41 ERA (32.2 IP, 16 ER), allowing 3 ERs or less in four of those outings...held his opponents to a .216 (25-for-116) batting average over the stretch...Opponents scored in the first inning in five of his final eight starts after being held scoreless in each of his first three starts to begin the season...allowed the first run of the game in eight of his 11 starts...In 22 relief appearances, went 2-2 with a 2.76 ERA (42.1 IP, 13 ER), holding opponents scoreless in 14 of those contests...out of the bullpen, opponents batted just .209 (32-for-153)...retired 15 of 22 first batters faced and stranded nine of his 16 inherited runners...Made his Major League debut in 4/8 loss at Tampa Bay, retiring both batters faced in the eighth (0.2 IP, 1 K)...Retired all seven batters faced in relief of Freddy Garcia in 4/10 win at Baltimore (2.1 IP, 4 K), including four straight batters on called third strikes...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, became just the second Major League pitcher since 2007 to accomplish the feat, joining the Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin, who did so in 2011...Retired each of his first 13 batters faced in the Majors prior to allowing a solo HR to Vernon Wells on 4/14 at Los Angeles-AL...according to Elias, marked the longest streak of consecutive batters retired to begin a Major League career by a Yankees pitcher over the last 50 years...Allowed just 1 H in 5.1 IP in relief in 4/14 loss at Los Angeles-AL (1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 WP)...according to ESPN Research, the last Yankee to pitch at least 5.1 innings in relief and allow just 1 H was Steve Shields on 6/8 vs. Boston (5.2 IP)...was the longest relief outing by a Yankee since Hector Noesi tossed 6.0 innings of relief in 6/7/11 loss vs. Boston...Earned his first Major League win on 5/14 at Baltimore, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning (3 H, 1 K)...Did not allow a run in nine consecutive relief appearances from 7/19-9/23 (12.1 IP, 5 H, 4 BB, 15 K)...Recorded two pickoffs in his start on 8/13 vs. Texas, becoming the first Yankees right-handed pitcher to accomplish the feat since Scott Kamieniecki did so in his Major League debut on 6/18/91 (credit: STATS, Inc.)...Allowed a career-high 6 BB on 9/1 vs. Orioles, after walking just one batter over his previous 17.2 IP (credit: Elias)...Over his final three starts (from 9/12-10/2), went 1-0 with a 2.04 ERA (17.2 IP, 4 ER)...Made his postseason debut, going 0-2 with an 8.10 ERA (3.1 IP, 3 ER) in three relief appearances...took the loss in each of his first two outings (ALDS Game 4 vs. Baltimore and ALCS Game 1 vs. Detroit), both in extra innings...Also spent time at the Minor League level, combining to go 2-0 and toss 18.2 scoreless innings (12 H, 5 BB, 23 K) over four starts with Single-A Tampa, Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...Was 0-1 with a 2.08 ERA (17.1 IP, 4 ER) with 14 Ks in seven Spring Training appearances (one start)...was named the 2012 James P. Dawson Award winner, given annually to the Yankees' most outstanding rookie in Spring Training. 2011 Combined to go 7-7 with a 2.99 ERA (114.1IP, 38ER) in 20 starts with Triple-A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre and the GCL Yankees...led all Yankees farmhands in ERA ... Spent the majority of the season with Scranton/WB, going 6-6 with a 3.19 ERA (107.1IP, 38ER) in 18 starts...allowed 1ER or less in 10 of his 18 starts...went 4-6 with a 3.38 ERA (85.1IP, 32ER) in 14 starts prior to the All-Star game...in four starts during the second half, was 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA (22.0IP, 6ER). .. Was placed on the disabled list from 6/22-8/19 with right shoulder inflammation... made two appearances during his rehab stint with the GCL Yankees from 8/4-19, going 1-1 with a 0.00 ERA (7.0IP, 2R, 0ER). .. Was added to the Yankees 40-man roster on 11/18/11. 2010 Named the organization's minor league "Pitcher of the Year"...began the season with Double-A Trenton where he went 6-0 with a 2.04 ERA, allowing only 20ER in 88.1IP...at the time of his promotion, led the league in strikeouts (84) and ranked second in ERA...was named to the EL All-Star squad, but did not appear due to his promotion to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 7/2...with Scranton/WB, went 4-2 with a 3.07 ERA (70.1IP, 24ER) in 12 games (11 starts)...made one postseason start and recorded a no-decision, allowing 3ER on 5H in 6.0IP (4BB, 4K, 1HR)...tabbed by Baseball America as having the organization's "Best Slider" 2009 Combined to go 13-4 with a 2.38 ERA in 26 starts with Single-A Charleston and Single-A Tampa...ranked third among all Yankees minor leaguers in ERA and strikeouts (122)...was promoted to Tampa on 7/21, going 3-1 with a 1.17 ERA in seven starts...allowed 1ER in the first inning of his first start with Tampa on 7/24 and then held opponents scoreless over the next 18.1 innings before allowing 1ER in the second inning of his fourth start on 8/9 2008 Made his professional debut, going 8-2 with a 2.72 ERA in 15 starts with short-season Single-A Staten Island (72.2IP, 67H, 28R, 22ER, 18BB, 52K, 4HR)...tied for second in the New York-Penn League in wins and ranked fourth in the league in ERA, earning a spot on the league's midseason All-Star roster...tied for fourth among Yankees farmhands in ERA...went 6-0 with a 2.75 ERA in eight road starts...won each of his final six decisions of the season over his last nine starts...made one postseason start for Staten Island, going 0-1 with a 33.75 ERA (1.1IP, 5H, 8R, 5ER, 2BB, 1K)