Full name is Chasen Dean Shreve…older brother, Colby, was drafted by the Phillies in the sixth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, but no longer plays baseball. Attended the College of Southern Nevada…pitched and played centerfield at Bonanza High School (Nev.) and was an All-State outfielder during his senior year. With several Yankees teammates, participated in a program with the MLBPA Players Trust to promote baseball to children on 5/8/15…as part of the event, coached children from the NYC Autism Charter School in a game at Harlem RBI's Field of Dreams.
Made his second career Opening Day roster (also 2015) and went 2-1 with one save and a 5.18 ERA (33.0IP, 19ER) in 37 relief appearances over four stints with the Yankees (4/4-6/19, 7/5-26, 8/6-17 and 8/30-10/2)…opponents batted .232 (29-for-125, 8HR); LH .275 (11-for-40, 4HR), RH .212 (18-for-85, 4HR)…retired 22-of-37 first batters faced (59.5%)…allowed 2-of-18 inherited runners to score (11.1%). Was placed on the 15-day D.L. from 5/26-6/19 with a left shoulder AC joint sprain…was returned from rehab, reinstated from the D.L. and optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 6/19. Earned his first career save in 8/30 win at Kansas City, entering the game with the bases loaded and one out in the 10th and retired both batters faced (0.2IP, 1K)…became the first Yankees pitcher to record the final two outs of an extra-inning game with the potential winning run in scoring position since 6/23/10 at Arizona, when Mariano Rivera escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the 10th inning of a 6-5 win. Did not record a decision in 13 games (one start) with Scranton/WB, posting a 1.62 ERA (16.2IP, 3ER) and 20K. Did not allow a run in 10 spring training relief appearances (10.0IP, 1H, 1BB, 8K)…led the team in ERA (min. 10.0IP)…retired 30-of-33BF overall, including 11 straight prior to a base runner reaching on a fielding error on 3/13 vs. Philadelphia…retired his next 16 straight batters before allowing a single and a walk on 4/1 at Miami…did not allow a hit or walk over his first nine outings (9.0IP).
Went 6-2 with a 3.09 ERA (58.1IP, 20ER) in 59 relief appearances over two stints with the Yankees (4/6-11 and 4/21-10/4)...of his 64K, 47 came on swinging third strikes, including 20 straight strikeouts prior to the Astros' Hank Conger's called strike three on 6/26...Opponents batted .228 (49-for-215, 10HR); LH .265 (22-for-83, 2HR), RH .205 (27-for-132, 8HR)...retired 43-of-59 first batters faced (72.9%)...allowed just 15-of-43 inherited runners to score (34.9%)...Allowed 10HR (7 solo, 3 two-runs), accounting for 13 of his 21R allowed in 2015...each of his first 7HR allowed were solo HRs and his final 3HR allowed were two-run HRs...Went 3-0 with a 2.59 ERA (24.1IP, 7ER) and 33K in 26 relief appearances on the road...was 3-2 with a 3.44 ERA (34.0IP, 13ER) with 31K in 33 games at Yankee Stadium...Made his first career Opening Day roster...made his Yankees debut in 4/6 Opening Day loss vs. Toronto, allowing 1ER in 1.1IP (1H, 1HR)...Tossed 3.1 scoreless innings (3H, 4K) in 4/10 loss vs. Boston...marked the longest outing of his career (previous high was 1.2IP on 7/25/14 vs. San Diego w/ Atlanta)...also threw a career-high 56 pitches (previous high was 25 pitches on 7/23/14 vs. Miami w/ Atlanta)...Earned his first Major League win on 4/26 vs. the Mets (0.2IP, 1BB, 1HP)...Struck out all 4BF on 5/30 at Oakland to earn his second win (1.1IP, 4K)...marked the eighth time in Yankees history (second in 2015) that a pitcher struck out every batter faced while facing at least four batters...Had a five-game winning streak from 5/30-7/3, tied for the longest streak among Major League rookies in 2015... Did not allow a run in a career-long 15 consecutive appearances from 5/24-7/1 (16.1IP, 4H, 5BB, 17K)...Recorded his sixth win on 7/3 vs. Tampa Bay, despite allowing 2H and 1ER in 0.2IP (2BB) to snap a streak of 16.1 scoreless IP...according to Elias, his single allowed to Kevin Kiermaier snapped an 18AB hitless streak overall, a 19AB hitless streak with runners on base, and a 17AB hitless streak with RISP...Allowed a run in back-to-back appearances (7/3 vs. Tampa Bay and 7/7 vs. Oakland) for the first time since 4/28-29 vs. Tampa Bay...allowed a game-tying solo HR to Billy Butler in 0.2IP in 7/7 loss vs. Oakland (1H, 1ER, 1K), marking his first home run allowed since 5/22 vs. Texas (Prince Fielder)...Over his final nine appearances (9/8-10/3), posted a 16.20 ERA (5.0IP, 9ER) with 16H, 4HR and 6BB (4K)...over his first 50 games of the season (4/6-9/5), had a 1.86 ERA (53.1IP, 11ER) with 60K (33H, 6HR, 27BB)...Was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 4/11 and made one relief appearance with the RailRiders on 4/15 vs. Rochester (2.1IP, 4H, 1BB).
Made his Major League debut with the Braves, posting a 0.73 ERA (12.1IP, 1ER) and 15K in 15 relief appearances without recording a decision over two stints with the club (7/19-31 and 9/1-28)…opponents batted .217 (10-for-46, 0HR); LH .273 (6-for-22), RH .167 (4-for-24)…retired 11-of-15 ﬁrst batters faced (73.3%)…did not allowany of his ﬁve inherited runners to score... Was signed to a Major League contract and selected to the 25-man roster from Double-A Mississippi on7/19…made his Major League debut that night vs. Philadelphia, tossing 0.2 scoreless innings (2H, 1K)…recorded his ﬁrst career strikeout in the seventh inning (Ryan Howard)... Began the season with Mississippi, going 3-2 with seven saves, a 2.48 ERA (54.1IP, 15ER) and 76K in 36 reliefappearances before joining Atlanta... Was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on 7/31 and went 2-1 with two saves, a 3.72 ERA (9.2IP, 4ER) and 11K in 10 relief outings.