Crosby named Minorsâ€™ Pitcher of the Year
COMSTOCK PARK, MIâ€”The Detroit Tigers announced Sept. 23 that left-handed pitcher Casey Crosby has been named the organizationâ€™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 Tigersâ€™ 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.