Milwaukee Brewers Traded SS Alcides Escobar, RHP Jeremy Jeffress and CF Lorenzo Cain to Kansas City Royals; Kansas City Royals Traded SS Yuniesky Betancourt and RHP Zack Greinke to Milwaukee Brewers and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Traded RHP Jake Odorizzi to Kane County Cougars. Brother, Luke, was a 12th-round pick by the Yankees in 2008 and pitched at Single-A Staten Island before his release in 2009... Went 13-7 with a 4.37 ERA (77 ER in 158.2 IP) in 26 starts in his first season with Arizona…named the D-backs Pitcher of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of the BBWAA...Won third consecutive NL Rawlings® Gold Glove Award…tied for second among pitchers with 7 defensive runs saved (also: Dallas Keuchel and Masahiro Tanaka), 1 behind Bartolo Colon...Louis, allowing two runs on four hits and striking out a postseason career-high 10 batters in 8.0 innings in a no decision (eventual 3-2 loss in 13 innings).
Completed his third consecutive errorless season and has not committed an error since July 16, 2010, a span of 104 games...Tossed 7.0 or more innings in 20 starts and made 20 quality starts. the previous mark of 8-0 was shared by Cal Eldred (1991-92) and John Axford (2010-11). Posted a 5.66 ERA over his first 12 starts (68.1ip, 43er), going 7-3 ... also struck out 10 batters over 7.0 innings in the 6-4 win. Tied his career high with a 6-game winning streak over 7 starts from 5/9-6/11 while posting a 4.30 ERA (44ip, 21er). Made 3 starts during the postseason, going 1-1 with a 6.48 ERA (16.2ip, 12er). Made the first Opening Day start of this career on 4/5 vs.Finished the season on a season-long five-game winning streak, going 5-0 with a 2.04 ERA (13 ER/57.1 IP) in his last eight starts after Aug. Went 16-6 with a 3.83 ERA in 28 starts during his first season with Milwaukee. posted a 2.61 ERA over his final 16 starts (103.1ip, 30er), going 9-3 ... Detroit and received no decision in the Royals' 8-4 loss (6ip, 6h, 2r, 1er, 1bb, 4k) ...notched a season-high 12 strikeouts in that start ...