Dan Straily has put together an accomplished career as a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball as well as Korea Baseball Organization. Straily is an eight-year MLB veteran of the A’s, Cubs, Astros, Reds, Marlins, and Orioles. He finished fourth in the AL Rookie of the Year voting in 2013 and has made at least 23 starts in four separate MLB seasons. Straily won 14 games in 2016 with the Reds and tied for the NL lead with 33 starts for the Marlins in ’17. He’s been on the other end of trades involving Jeff Samardzija, Dexter Fowler, and Luis Castillo, among others.
Over the past two seasons, Straily has started 62 games for the Lotte Giants of KBO with a fine 3.22 ERA, and he’s now a free agent who is free to talk to MLB teams. You can follow Dan on Twitter @danstraily67. Dan also runs the excellent Journeyman Podcast along with Ben Fleming. Follow the podcast @journeyman_pod on Twitter, and listen to it on Apple Podcasts here.
Today, we proudly hosted Dan for a live chat with MLBTR readers. Click here to read the transcript. We’ve got several more chats coming up with MLB players, so be on the lookout! And if you’re a current or former MLB player who would enjoy chatting with the readers of this site, drop us a line through our contact form. It’s an easy, fun one-hour experience and you get to choose the questions you answer.