Former Stone Crabs Shane Dyer was just signed by Reds earlier in the month and wasted no time in winning pitcher of the week honors as he won the California League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 17 through June 24. Dyer pitched 7 scoreless innings on Thursday to lead Bakersfield to a win. He is 2-0 in 4 starts since joining the Blaze.
Dyer made 16 starts for the Stone Crabs during the 2010 season. He spent five seasons in the Rays organization and was released by Rays during spring training 2013. He was signed to a minor league contract with the Reds earlier this month.