04/24/2007 11:02 AM - KANSAS CITY, Kan. The Kansas City T-Bones announced today that pitcher Jonathan Krysa has re-signed to return for his fifth season with the club. Krysa, 28, is the only player still on the roster from the 2003 inaugural season. In his four seasons with Kansas City, Krysa has amassed a 29-27 record with a 3.52 ERA in 504 innings. In those four season, he has struck out 424 and walked 168 for a K:BB ratio of 2.5:1.
Krysa is a proven top starter whos gotten better each year, said T-Bones mangaer Andy McCauley. Hes going to be at the top of our rotation and we expect him to log a lot of innings. I look forward to having him on our squad.
Krysa has set or tied three Northern League records in his time with the T-Bones, including tying the record for games started in a season (24 in 2004) and losses in a season (12 in 2005). After setting the mark for losses in 2005, Krysa rebounded in 2006 with a 13-5 record. He finished first in wins and second in strikeouts (129) and innings pitched (161.1) in 2006 while earning Northern League Pitcher of the Year honors.
Before joining the T-Bones in 2003, Krysa spent two seasons in the Houston Astros system with Auburn of the New-York Penn League and Lexington of the South Atlantic League. He was released by the Astros in 2002 and played for one season with Edinburg of the independent Central League.
The Kansas City T-Bones begin their 2007 campaign at home on May 17 at 7:05 p.m. versus the Schaumburg Flyers. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (913) 328-5618, online at www.tbonesbaseball.com, by visiting their team store in The Legends, by stopping by the ticket office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, or by visiting your local CommunityAmerica Credit Union branch.
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