Crosby named Minors’ Pitcher of the Year

By on September 24, 2009

COMSTOCK PARK, MI—The Detroit Tigers announced Sept. 23 that left-handed pitcher Casey Crosby has been named the organization’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year.

Crosby went 10-4 with a 2.41 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 104.2 innings pitched with the Whitecaps this season. He also put together an amazing second half, going 5-2 with a 0.78 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched and was named to the Midwest League Postseason All-Star team.

This is the fourth straight season that a Whitecap has been named the Tigers’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Jon Kibler won the award last season. Duane Below took home the award in 2007 and Burke Badenhop was honored in 2006.