On Monday, May 26, 2014, Dan Straily was named the Pitcher of the Week of the Pacific Coast League for the week of May 19-25. During the week Straily won both of his starts allowing only one run in 14 innings pitched. In his first start against the El Paso Chihuahuas Straily struck out 8 batters. His next start was against the Las Vegas 51s where he struck out 7 and only allowed 3 hits.
After being optioned by the Oakland Athletics on May 16th, Straily has made 3 starts for the River Cats. He is 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA and 20 strikeouts.
This is Dan Straily’s second PCL Pitcher of the Week award of his career. His first was in 2012 for the week of July 9-15. Straily has now earned pitcher of the week honors in the minors a total of 6 times.
Dan Straily’s Pitcher of the Week Honors
May 19-25: Pacific Coast League
July 9-15: Pacific Coast League
June 4-10: Texas League
May 14-20: Texas League
April 18-24: California League
August 24-30: Northwest League