A's recall Straily to start against Angels

A's recall Straily to start against Angels
July 20, 2013, 11:15 am
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Dan Straily is 5-0 over his last nine starts with the A's. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

OAKLAND -- The Oakland A’s recalled right-handed pitcher Dan Straily from Triple-A Sacramento Saturday morning. The 24-year old is scheduled to start the team's Saturday evening game against the Angels.

The A's optioned right-hander Sonny Gray to Triple-A Sacramento to make room for Straily following their 4-1 loss to the Angels on Friday night.

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Straily joins the A’s for his fifth stint this year and is 6-2 with a 4.28 ERA in 14 starts.  He made one start in each of first two stints, went 3-2 with a 4.69 ERA over a 10-start stretch from May 1 through June 23, and was 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA in two starts over his most recent stay from July 4 to 9. Straily currently has a career-high five-game winning streak as he is 5-0 with a 2.83 ERA over his last nine starts after starting the season 1-2 with a 7.27 ERA over his first five starts. He had a no decision in his only outing with the River Cats following his most recent option, tossing 7.0 scoreless innings in Sacramento’s 2-1, 10-inning win over Fresno last Sunday. Straily is 3-1 with a 1.14 ERA in five starts overall with the River Cats.

Courtesy Oakland A's media services