2015 Cleveland Indians postseason player profiles: Reliever Shawn Armstrong

Armstrong

Over the next month, we’re going to recap our guys’ 2015 seasons — on and off the field — in alphabetical order. Previous installments:

Name: Shawn Armstrong

Height: 6-2

Weight: 210

Birthday: 9/11/90

Hometown: New Bern, N.C.

Club control: 2021 (pre-arbitration)

Twitter: @sarmstrong90

The numbers:

  • Made MLB debut on August 8 vs. Twins
  • 8 IP
  • 25 ERA
  • 11 strikeouts
  • .179 average against

Behind the numbers:

  • Worked scoreless outings in six of his eight appearances with the Indians, limiting opposing hitters to a .179 average against
  • Had 16 saves (2.36 ERA) at Columbus between stints in the bigs; fourth in the International League in saves
  • Limited AAA hitters to .206 average
  • International League All-Star
  • Led Indians Minor League relief pitchers with 80 strikeouts

Highlights:

MLB Pipeline on Armstrong:

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