July 30, 2010: Tonight's Pitcher

RHP DAMON KRESTALUDE: Selected by Milwaukee in the 17th round of the 2008 draft out of Port St. Lucie (FL) High School.

LAST SEASON: Krestalude made two appearances with the Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League) in early June. He was transferred to Helena once the Pioneer League started. Krestalude was 3-4 with a 5.35ERA in 15 games (nine starts) for the Helena Brewers.

A SEASON IN THE DESERT: In 2008 - his first season as a Brewers’ farmhand - Krestalude went 1-4 with a 3.15ERA for Milwaukee’s Arizona League affiliate.

DOWN IN FLORIDA: Krestalude worked two innings of relief against Sarasota on June 6, 2009 and allowed a run on a hit. On June 13, Krestalude got the start at Palm Beach. He pitched 4-2/3 scoreless innings and gave up three hits. Krestalude also hit a batter, walked four and struck out three in his start for the Manatees.

O, PIONEER LEAGUE: Krestalude was the first Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week in 2009. In his first appearance for the Helena Brewers, Krestalude pitched six shutout innings and gave up just one hit against Missoula on June 25. Krestalude picked up the win, walked one, and struck out three.

BREWERS CAREER: Krestalude was 4-8 with a 4.42 ERA in his first two seasons as a pitcher in the Milwaukee minor league system. He made 31 appearances (15 starts) before 2010.

SAVING THE DAY: Krestalude earned his first professional save on April 16 at Burlington. He tossed four scoreless innings, allowed one hit, and struck out three.

LAST START: Krestalude lost at West Michigan on July 23. He allowed nine runs on six hits and three walks in two innings. Krestalude struck out three.

VS. PEORIA: Krestalude has faced the Chiefs twice this season. In a start at O’Brien Field on April 27, he allowed four runs on six hits over five innings with a walk and five strikeouts for a no decision. On May 19 at Time Warner Cable Field, the Chiefs beat Krestalude by scoring six runs on seven hits over two innings. He walked three and struck out one.

INNINGS PITCHED: 8.0 (8/2/09 v. Billings)
STRIKEOUTS: 7 (8/2/09 v. Billings)

..........2010 GAME-BY-GAME
4/11 CLN* Win..5.0 5 2..2.0..2..3.60
4/16 @BUR Save 4.0 1 0..0 0..2..2.00
4/20 CR*.......5.0 3 2..2 2..4..2.57
4/27 @PEO*.....5.0 6 4..4 1..5..3.79
5/2..@BEL*.....5.0 2 2..2 4..3..3.75
5/7..CR*..Loss 5.1 3 2..2 1..5..3.68
5/19 PEO* Loss 2.0 7 6..6 3..1..5.11
5/24 BUR* Win..6.0 5 2..2 2..1..4.81
6/3..@FW.......1.2 2 1..1 2..3..4.84
7/5..@CR* Loss 2.1 6 5..5 4..0..5.55
7/10 BUR*......4.0 3 1..1 1..4..5.29
7/16 LAN* Loss 6.0 9 5..5 2..6..5.53
7/23 @WM* Loss 2.0 6 9..9 3..3..6.71


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