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Whitley A Starter?

Whitley has a 2.25 ERA as a starting pitcher

MOOSIC, PA – Chase Whitley has always had success as a reliever in his young professional career, but for the rest of this season he will be taking on a different role. After starting four of the last five games for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Whitley will remain in the rotation for the rest of the season. Whether he continues that role after the season, however, remains up in the air.

"I'm just trying to do whatever this year and see what happens," Whitley said of possibly being converted into a starter prior to Sunday's game. "Fortunately, those [first] three starts have gone well, and we'll kind of see how it goes from there." Whitley, 24, has appeared in 28 games for the RailRiders this season. In 61.2 innings pitched, he's 3-2 with a 3.36 ERA and three saves. He's also...

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