5/25 Cashner PCL pitcher of the week
Andrew Cashner was named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 17-23. Cashner won two games that week, giving up one run on eight hits over 13 innings. On May 22, the right-hander led Triple-A Iowa to a 1-0 victory over Colorado Springs. He threw seven shutout innings, struck out seven and gave up two singles.
The 23-year-old righty was the Cubs’ first-round Draft pick in 2008. He is 3-0 with a 0.95 ERA this season.
– Carrie Muskat