July 5, 2010: Game Two Starting 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 has made 31 appearances (15 starts) since 2008.

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.

MR. CONSISTENT: In his first six starts this season, Krestalude pitched at least five innings.

LAST START: Krestalude picked up the win against Burlington on May 24 at Time Warner Cable Field. He allowed two runs on five hits with a pair of walks and one strikeout over six innings.

LAST APPEARANCE: On June 3 at Fort Wayne, Krestalude pitched 1-2/3 innings in relief. He allowed a run on two hits walked two, and struck out three. He was not involved in the decision.

VS. CEDAR RAPIDS: Krestalude has made two starts against the Kernels this season. On April 20 at Time Warner Cable Field, he allowed two runs on three hits over five innings, but was not involved in the decision as the Kernels rallied from a 6-2 deficit to beat the Rattlers 7-6 in 10 innings. On May 7 at Miller Park, Krestalude allowed two runs on three hits over 5-1/3 innings to be tagged with the loss in a 6-1 Kernels victory. He has struck out nine and walked three in 10-1/3 innings against Cedar Rapids this season.

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


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