Zackary Grant Britton, previously known as Zach Britton, is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. He was a member of the Baltimore Orioles before this.
Britton was picked by the Baltimore Orioles in the third round of the 2006 MLB draft after graduating from Weatherford High School in Texas. Britton began his career as a starter but switched to closer in 2016, leading the American League in saves and being nominated to the AL All-Star team in both 2015 and 2016. Britton set an American League record with 60 consecutive saves from September 20, 2015, to August 23, 2017. During the 2018 season, the Orioles dealt Britton to the Mets.
Who Does Zack Britton Play for?
Zack plays for the New York Yankees currently. The Orioles traded Britton to the New York Yankees on July 24, 2018, in exchange for Dillon Tate, Cody Carroll, and Josh Rogers. Britton went on to pitch for the Yankees in 2018, with a 2.88 ERA in 25 outings.
From 2016 to 2018, his 1.86 ERA was the lowest among all pitchers with 100 or more innings pitched in major league baseball. On January 11, 2019, the Yankees signed Britton to a three-year contract with a fourth-year option.
Zack Britton Teams Played
Zack Britton was a player that played for several teams that included The Baltimore Orioles and The New York Yankees.
Britton was taken in the third round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft by the Baltimore Orioles, with the 85th overall pick. He signed a professional deal and skipped college in exchange for a $200,000 signing bonus.
The Orioles traded Britton to the New York Yankees on July 24, 2018, in exchange for Dillon Tate, Cody Carroll, and Josh Rogers. Britton went on to pitch for the Yankees in 2018, with a 2.88 ERA in 25 outings.