#58 Girasole, Andrea

Girasole, Andrea
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 69 kg

Born: 28.06.1987 in Rimini, ITA
Age: 37


It was Girasole's sixth loss with the Challengers against the Bern Cardinals, the most against any team in the NLA.


Girasole retired Reinhard Regis on a ground out in the first inning to complete 250 innings pitched with the Challengers.


Girasole's ERA of 8.51 is the worst for any pitcher in Challengers history with at least 60 innings pitched.


With his 35th start, Girasole tied Enrico Zingg for eighth place on the all-time list. With 224 2-3 innings, he passed him for 9th place on the all-time list.


Girasole walked his 100th batter in the NLA with the Challengers when he issued a free pass to Tanner Donnels of the Zurich Barracudas in the first inning.


Girasole's strikeout of Andreas Frank of the Wil Devils in the 9th inning was his 150th in the NLA with the Challengers.


The start against the Therwil Flyers was Girasole's 30th in the NLA with the Challengers.


The 14 runs allowed by Girasole against the Zurich Barracudas were the most since Chris Palatinus allowed 16 against the Therwil Flyers on September 25, 2010.


Girasole hasn't allowed an earned run in his last 15 innings pitched. His ERA went down from 4.38 to 3.17 during that span.


Girasole faced 48 batters, 2 short of Thomas Landis’ single-game record of 50 set on September 14, 1997 and September 19, 1998.


It took a gutty effort from Andrea Girasole to realize that win against the Embrach Mustangs, and he did so by tossing 8 1-3 inning in which he gave up a single unearned run on only five hits and two walks, while also striking out five.


Starter Andrea Girasole threw five shutout innings against the Lucerne Eagles for his first win of the season.


Girasole received the Rookie of the Year award, as he posted a 8-6 record with a 5.08 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 90.1 innings on the mound.


Girasole had his worst outing of the season as he allowed nine earned runs against the Bern Cardinals in 4 2-3 innings on 13 hits and two walks, while striking out one. But he became the first Challenger pitcher since Thomas Landis in 2004 to post at least eight wins.


Girasole became the first Challenger pitcher to win eight games since Thomas Landis did it in 2004.


Girasole lasted 7+ innings against the Bern Cardinals, leaving after Suplin's homer and a hit-by-pitch to Raphael Hänzi. He gave up five runs on 12 hits and no walks, while also striking out five.


Girasole went five innings against the Zrich Lions and allowed only one unearned run en route to his seventh win of the season, tied for fourth place in the league with Ryan Byrne of the Bern Cardinals.


Girasole (6-3) tossed his first complete game of the season as the game against the Wil Devils was called in the bottom of the fifth due to the mercy rule. He surrendered only two hits and walked one and also struck out seven for his sixth win of the season.


Girasole, relegated to a reliever role after a poor start against the Therwil Flyers last week, pitched the final two innings against the Embrach Mustangs, giving up just one run on two hits and one base-on-balls.


Girasole went eight innings against the Zurich Barracudas for the win, setting season-highs for fewest walks (0) and most hits allowed (13), while also striking out five. With his five wins, he's tied for second place for most wins in the league, one behind Roger Savoldelli's six.


Girasole (4-2) shut out the Lucerne Eagles through the first six innings, retiring 15 batters in a row at one point. He picked up his fourth win of the season by allowing only a single run on a triple by Yanik Probst and a wild pitch, while walking four and striking out eight over seven innings.


Girasole (3-2) almost got his first complete game, but failed by walking two batters in the ninth. In the end, he pitched 8 2-3 innings against the Zurich Barracudas in which he gave up five runs - three of them unearned - on eight hits and nine walks, while also striking out seven.


Girasole picked up his first win of the season after losing two tough decisions to start the season. He lasted five innings against the Wil Devils in which he gave up five runs - two of them unearned - on nine hits and one base-on-balls, while also striking out two.

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