Nashville Sounds pitcher Daniel Gossett
has been named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for his efforts from May 22-28, the league announced today.
Gossett, 24, pitched eight shutout innings in Nashville’s 9-3 win over the Sacramento River Cats on May 22nd – his only start of the week. He limited the River Cats to four hits and did not issue any walks. It’s the longest outing by a Sounds pitcher this season.
The Pitcher of the Week award is the first for a Sounds player in 2017. The last Nashville hurler to garner the acknowledgment was Jharel Cotton for his performance from August 8-14, 2016.
It’s the second weekly award in Gossett’s career. The right-hander earned California League Pitcher of the Week for May 16-22, 2016.
On the season, Gossett is 2-2 with a 3.59 ERA in nine starts. He has a pair of quality starts and has allowed three earned runs or less in eight of his nine outings. The 3.59 ERA is 10th-lowest in the Pacific Coast League among qualified starters.
Gossett pitches for the Sounds in tomorrow’s continuation of the suspended game from Saturday night. When play resumes at 5:05 p.m., the Sounds will assume a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning.