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Shane Youman

Shane Youman 97 P

Leones de Yucatan

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Shane Demond Youman
  • Age: 36 (October 11, 1979)
  • Birthplace: New Iberia, LA
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 43 (2001, PIT)
  • MLB Debut: 09/10/2006
  • School: Lousiana State
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Shane Youman Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 13, 2016 Leones de Yucatan released LHP Shane Youman.
July 9, 2016 Leones de Yucatan signed free agent LHP Shane Youman.
October 18, 2013 Shane Youman assigned to Tigres del Licey.
November 8, 2011 LHP Shane Youman assigned to Aguilas Cibaenas.
December 2, 2009 LHP Shane Youman assigned to Lobos de Arecibo.
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Shane Youman Awards and Honors

Shane Youman  97 P

Shane Youman
  • Full Name: Shane Demond Youman
  • Born: October 11, 1979
  • Age: 36
  • Birthplace: New Iberia, LA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 43 (2001, PIT)
  • School: Lousiana State
  • MLB Debut: 09/10/2006

Selected by Los Angeles (NL) in the 45th round of the June 1997 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign...Selected by Pittsburgh in the 43rd round of the June 2001 First-Year Player Draft...Signed by Pirates scout Everett Russell...Signed with Pittsburgh on 8/22/01...Entering 2007, had gone 13-2 with a 2.63 ERA (133.2IP/39ER) in his 24 Minor League starts and 20-11 with 22 saves and a 3.31 ERA in 158 relief appearances (266.2IP/98ER)...Increased his strikeout total in each of his first five Minor League seasons...1998 graduate of New Iberia High School (La.)...Played three years (1999-01) of NCAA baseball at LSU, where he was a member of the Tigers' 2000 College World Series championship team...Went 6-2 with a 4.82 ERA in 50 career appearances during his collegiate career...Became just the second African-American starting pitcher in LSU history...Resides in New Iberia, La.