Crosby named MWL Pitcher of the Week

By on July 30, 2009

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.—The Midwest League announced on July 27 that West Michigan Whitecaps’ pitcher Casey Crosby has been named Pitcher of the Week.

Crosby, a 2009 Midwest League All-Star, is 8-3 with a 2.92 ERA and 101 strikeouts in 86.1 innings of work with the Whitecaps this season. On Monday, Crosby tossed five hitless innings against the Kane County Cougars.

Crosby is the first Whitecap since Mike Hernandez in 2006 to win the award twice in a season. Ben Guez, Bryan Pounds, Luke Putkonen, Billy Nowlin and Ronnie Bourquin have each taken home the honor earlier in the season.