Goldeyes' Salamida selected as August pitcher of the month

Press Release

9/4/2013 11:23:00 AM

The American Association has announced that Winnipeg Goldeyes pitcher Chris Salamida is the Rawlings Pitcher of the Month for August.

Salamida, 29, was a perfect 6-0 with a 2.08 ERA in seven starts in August. He posted complete-game shutouts in back-to-back startson August 15 against the Sioux City Explorers in a 1-0 win and August 20 against the St. Paul Saints in a 7-0 victory. He pitched 20.1

consecutive scoreless innings in those two starts and his start August 24 against the Sioux Falls Canaries.

After joining the team in late July, Salamida went 7-1 with a 2.23 ERA in nine starts with the Goldeyes in 2013.