Athletics’ Straily Again Proving He Belongs

Really, Dan Straily insists, he is not trying to rack up all those strikeouts. The problem is those hitters just keep swinging and missing rather than hitting tame groundouts. The result was an astounding 175 strikeouts in 138 innings split between Double-A Midland and Triple-A Sacramento before he was called up to the majors at the beginning of August.

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