Dan Straily, Pitcher, Miami Marlins
Date of Birth: 12/1/1988
Birthplace: Redland, California
College: Western Oregon University, Marshall University
Dan Straily, pitcher for the Miami Marlins, was first drafted by the Oakland Athletics in 2009. He pitched in the Athletics' minor league system from 2009 through part of 2012, joining the team for seven games in 2012.
Straily's first full season in the major leagues, 2013, was also his only full season. That year, he had a good season, finishing with a 3.96 ERA, a 10-8 record, and 124 strikeouts to 57 walks in 152.1 innings in 27 games.
In 2014, after just seven games with the Athletics, they traded Straily to the Chicago Cubs on July 4th. In those seven games, he had a 4.93 ERA. He had much worse numbers in just 13.2 innings in 7 games with the Cubs, earning a miserable 11.85 ERA during that time.
Straily was traded to the Houston Astros on January 19, 2015. He spent most of the 2015 season in the minors, pitching just 16.2 innings in 4 games with the Astros.
The Astros traded Straily to the San Diego Padres on March 28, 2016. He remained with the Padres just a few days before he was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds on April 1st. He finished the 2016 season with a 3.76 ERA, 14 wins to 8 losses, and 162 strikeouts to 73 walks in 191.1 innings in 34 games with the Reds.
Straily was traded to the Marlins on January 19, 2017.
Career pitching statistics for Straily through 2016 include:
- 86 games played
- 451.2 innings pitched
- 27-21 win-loss record
- 379 strikeouts to 178 walks
- 4.24 ERA
Straily and his wife Amanda were married on December 15, 2012.