Went 3-6 with a 2.97 ERA (78.2IP, 26ER) in 69 relief appearances with the Yankees…opponents batted .219 (63-for-288, 4HR); LH .178 (23-for-129, 1HR); RH .252 (40-for-159, 3HR)…allowed 13-of-38 (34.2%) inherited runners to score…retired 49 of his 69 ﬁrst batters faced (71.0%)…made his second career Opening Day roster... Of his 26ER allowed, 18 came in just six appearances (3ER on 4/18 at Tampa Bay, 3ER on 6/3 vs. Oakland, 4ERon 6/22 vs. Baltimore, 3ER on 7/29 at Texas, 3ER on 8/11 at Baltimore and 2ER on 9/12 at Baltimore)…did not allow more than 1ER in any of his other 63 relief appearances in 2014... Earned his ﬁrst save of the season-and second of his career (also 5/13/13-G2 at Cleveland)-in 4/16 Game2 win vs. Chicago-NL, recording the ﬁnal three outs of the game (1.0IP, 1BB, 1WP)... Over his ﬁnal 15 appearances of the season from 8/19-9/28, went 1-1 with one save and a 1.35 ERA (20.0IP,3ER) while striking out 21 batters
Made his first career Opening Day roster and combined to go 3-2 with a 3.39 ERA (77.0IP, 29ER) in
two stints with the Yankees (4/1-6/14 and 6/18-9/29). Made two starts, going 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA (8.0IP,
2ER)… in 32 relief appearances, was 2-2 with a 3.52 ERA (69.0IP, 27ER). In 16 games (one start) at Yankee Stadium, did not record a decision, posting a 4.69 ERA (40.1IP, 21ER)… in 18 road games (one start), went 3-2 with a 1.96 ERA (36.2IP, 8ER). Opponents batted .268 (80-for-299, 10HR); LH .301
(47-for-156, 7HR); RH .231 (33-for-143, 3HR). Earned his first career Major League win on 5/9 at
Colorado, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings in relief (2BB). Recorded his first Major League save in Game 2 of a doubleheader on 5/13 at Cleveland, tossing 4.0 scoreless innings (2H, 4K) in relief of Vidal Nuno, who made the start and earned the win in the Yankees' 7-0 victory… the duo became the second pair of Yankees pitchers to earn their first career win and first career save in the same game… according to Elias, the only other pitchers to do so were Alan Closter (win) and Fritz Peterson (save) on 7/25/71 in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Milwaukee. Tossed 6.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen on 6/13
at Oakland (4H, 2BB, 4K)… was the longest appearance by a Yankees reliever since Hector Noesi also threw 6.0 innings in relief on 6/7/11 vs. Boston and the longest scoreless appearance since Kei Igawa recorded 6.0 scoreless innings on 4/28/07 vs. Boston. Was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 6/14, but did not appear in a game prior to being recalled on 6/18 when Mark Teixeira was placed on the disabled list. Allowed an 11th-inning "walk-off" solo HR to Mike Napoli in 7/21 loss at Boston. Made his first start of the season on 8/21 vs. Toronto, allowing 2ER in 3.0IP. Went 2-0 with a 1.74 ERA (10.1IP, 2ER) and 10K over his final six appearances of the season (one start)… five of those outings were scoreless, including his 5.0-inning start on 9/27 at Houston (2H, 1BB, 4K).