Western Reserve grad gets call to the big leagues
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Aug 8, 2014 at 6:46 PM
Andrew Chafin has been promoted by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The left-hander pitcher, who is a Western Reserve graduate, has split time with Triple A Reno and Double A Mobile this season.
Overall, he went 8-6 with a 3.96 ERA.
In 23 starts, Chafin has pitched 131.2 innings, allowing 67 runs (58 earned) on 142 hits with 51 walks and 102 strikeouts.
Chafin, the 43rd overall draft choice in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Kent State, last pitched Monday night.
He went four innings, giving up a run on two hits with four walks and five strikeouts.
Chafin also helped pitch Sandusky American Legion Post 83 to its first-ever state championship in the summer of 2008.
The Diamondbacks are slated to play in Cleveland at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.