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Change-up All The Difference For Straily

Straily has been a staff leader for Stockton.

STOCKTON - Sometimes the smallest change can make the biggest difference for a starting pitcher. For Stockton Ports' right-hander Daniel Straily, it is a new grip on his change-up that has brought him sustained success this season.

Daniel Straily was far from a finished product when he was drafted by the Oakland A's in the 24th round of the 2009 amateur draft, and the improvements Straily has made since turning pro could catapult the Marshall University alum to the major leagues. This season, Straily has been the High-A Stockton Ports' most effective starting pitcher. In 156 innings, the right-hander has gone 11-8 with a...

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