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Beyond the Game: The Strahm success story

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West Fargo, ND - West Fargo's Matt Strahm has burst onto the scene this year with the Kansas City Royals.

He's 2-1 with an ERA of 1 in 18 innings, racking up 24 strikeouts. 

He's impressed the Royals enough in his rookie season that they could give him a chance to start in 2017.

His family has been behind him the whole way, from his days pitching for the West Fargo Packers to when his dreams of pitching nearly ended after Tommy John surgery in 2013.

Dom Izzo tells us how they helped Matt achieve his big league dreams.

Dom Izzo

Domenic is the Sports Director at WDAY. He comes to Fargo from WNCE-TV in Glens Falls, NY where he launched the sports department at the independent station. Before that, Domenic worked at WSTM, the NBC affiliate in Syracuse, NY as a photographer and live truck operator for over two years. He graduated from Oswego State University in 2002 with a degree in Broadcasting. Domenic hails from the lake effect snow capital of the world, Oswego, NY, he joined the WDAY Sports Department in September 2006.

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