Domingo Germán Polanco is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. In 2017, he debuted in the major leagues.
In 2009, Germán signed as an international free agent with the then-Florida Marlins. He debuted in the Dominican Summer League Marlins in 2010.
Germán pitched for the Greensboro Grasshoppers in 2014, posting a 9–3 record, 2.48 ERA, and 113 strikeouts. He was chosen to play in the All-Star Futures Game in July, and he struck out two batters.
Germán, Nathan Eovaldi, and Garrett Jones were traded to the New York Yankees on December 19, 2014, in exchange for Martin Prado and David Phelps.
He was released from the 40-man roster after missing the 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery. During the offseason, the Yankees signed Germán to a minor-league deal. Following the 2016 season, he was re-added to their 40-man roster.
On June 10, 2017, the Yankees called Germán up to the big leagues. The next day, he faced the Baltimore Orioles in his first major league game.
Germán pitched 2+23 innings of scoreless relief, walking one batter and striking out one. German finished 2017 with a 0–1 record and a 3.14 ERA in seven relief appearances.
How Did The Yankees Get Domingo German?
The Marlins traded Germán, Nathan Eovaldi, and Garrett Jones to the New York Yankees on December 19, 2014 for Martin Prado and David Phelps.