In 2019, it was a different story, as he made the most of his opportunity as a fill-in starter, posting an impressive first month. His 7th win of the season came on May 10th, when he beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3.
Before being winless in three starts and having an ERA of 3.86 while surrendering 14 runs in 18 2/3 innings and seven home runs, he was 9-1 and 2.60 on May 21st.
As of June 9, he had been diagnosed with a hip flexor injury, which had been plaguing him for a few weeks and had been a contributing factor in his recent poor performance.
When he returned from the injured list on July 3, he was picked to start the Yankees’ opening game of the season against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 12.
He improved his season record to 11-2 by pitching six shutout innings in a 4-0 victory.
On the 19th of September, the Commissioner’s office placed him on administrative leave following claims of domestic abuse, presumably resulting in his not pitching again for a while.
He was shifted to the bullpen in September. At the time of his departure, his record stood at 18-4 with an earned run average of 4.03.
A domestic violence incident involving his long-term partner and their child, which he has a child with, is allegedly at the center of the investigation, according to unsubstantiated media reports.
MLB extended the leave to the end of the postseason on September 25th.
How Tall Is Domingo Germán?
Domingo Germán’s height is 1.88 m.