Posted a career-best nine-game winning streak from May 7-Sept.

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Pitched for three different organizations, including stints in the majors with the Angels and Yankees…was signed by Boston to a minor league contract Feb.

8 and was traded to Los Angeles (AL) July 1…allowed a run on one hit and three walks in two appearances without recording an out and was released July 9…signed a minor league deal with New York (AL) July 16 and made four appearances with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre before joining the Yankees Aug. 2, pitched against Syracuse that day, and was promoted to New York Aug. 2…did not allow a run in his first five appearances following his return for a 4.2-inning scoreless streak overall.

Broke camp with the big league club, but made just five starts before he was optioned to the minors...

A muscle strain in his back and a left calf strain limited him to just 18 starts between the majors and minors...

10 at Miami and left the game after 89 pitches, the longest perfect game stint for a pitcher who did not get a chance to finish it off in modern MLB history.

Went 1-1 with a 3.46 ERA (5 ER/13.0 IP) in three postseason starts and struck out 19 against just six walks in 13.0 innings…made starts in Games 2 and 5 of the NLDS vs. tossed 7.0 shutout innings and allowed just one hit and one walk while striking out 10, but had a no decision in a 2-0 Red Sox win…it was his first start since July 27, 2009 against Kansas City…joined Hideo Nomo (no-hitter, April 4, 2001) as the only pitchers in the last 100 years with 10 or more strikeouts and one hit or fewer in their first career start as a Red Sox…picked up his first win in his second start Sept.Prior to the trade, he led the American League (min.75.0 IP) in ERA and home runs allowed per 9.0 innings (0.24, 2 HR/76.0IP), while ranking among the league's best in opponents' average (2nd), WHIP (9th) and strikeouts per 9.0 innings (10.66, 90 SO/76.0 IP)• Finished May with a 5-1 record with a 2.13 ERA and a .178 opponents' batting average in six starts to earn AL Pitcher of the Month honors…it was his first career Pitcher of the Month award and it was the first time he won more than three games in a month in his career... 1 along with outfielder Josh Reddick in exchange for right-handed pitchers Jharel Cotton, Grant Holmes and Frankie Montas...He drew starting assignment in 13 of his 14 appearances with Baltimore... Set season-highs with 7.0 IP and seven strikeouts on 6/1 at SEA earning his second win...The Orioles went 7-2 in his first nine starts but ended the season 1-3 in his final four starts.the Nationals, going 0-1 with a 6.43 ERA (5 ER/7.0 IP)…picked up his first career postseason win against the Cubs in Game 3 of the NLCS, allowing just two hits and striking out six in 6.0 scoreless innings• Placed on the 15-day disabled list from May 30-July 2 with a strained left groin…returned to the disabled list from July 20-Aug. Began the season at Triple-A Syracuse in the Washington organization and finished it by going 2-1 with a 1.55 ERA in four September starts with Boston…the starts were his first as a major leaguer since making 13 with Baltimore in 2009…struck out 36 batters in 29.0 innings (11.17 per nine innings) and walked just five for a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 7.20…has 96 strikeouts in 73.0 innings over the last three years (11.84 per nine innings)…allowed a .141 batting average, including .138 (11-for-80) with both of his home runs against right-handed hitters compared to .158 (3-for-19) against left-handers…yielded a .154 average with runners in scoring position…had a .242 opponents average the first time through the lineup, .091 after that…was selected by Boston Sept. 20 at Toronto…struck out 10 in 7.0 innings again and allowed three runs in a 4-3 decision…then tossed the Red Sox only complete game shutout of the season, a two-hitter in a 7-0 win over Baltimore Sept.