We’ve been given a great crop of rookie pitchers in 2013. The hitters? Not so much. Evan Gattis, with eight home runs, is the only rookie to hit more than four home runs as of Tuesday evening. Light-hitting Pete Kozma is second in RBI with 17. Only A.J. Pollock has
Clayton Kershaw at MIL, vs. STL Shelby Miller at SD, LAD Max Scherzer at CLE, vs. MIN Cole Hamels at MIA, WSH Jon Lester at CWS, vs. CLE Hisashi Iwakuma at CLE, vs. TEX Wandy Rodriguez vs. CHC, at MIL Patrick Corbin at COL, vs. SD Johnny Cueto at NYM,
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Two clear front-runners for the National League Rookie of the Year award have emerged through the first quarter of the season, St. Louis’s Shelby Miller and the Dodgers’ Hyun-Jin Ryu. Both started the season well. Ryu has had a couple rough outings and bounced back from them, and Miller has
Must-starts Jake Peavy at MIN, LAA Anibal Sanchez vs. HOU, at TEX Doug Fister vs. HOU, at TEX CC Sabathia vs. SEA, TOR Matt Moore vs. BOS, at BAL Derek Holland at OAK, vs. DET Wade Miley vs. ATL, at MIA Mike Minor at ARZ, vs. LAD Homer Bailey at
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Last year was a very good year for rookies. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper had obviously historic seasons, and Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish and Norichika Aoki, among many others, impressed in their first seasons in Major League Baseball. This year’s rookie crop isn’t as star-heavy, but the members of the
Must-starts Madison Bumgarner – vs. PHI, ATL Clay Buchholz – vs. MIN, TOR Cliff Lee – at SF, ARI Jake Peavy – at KC, vs. LAA Hiroki Kuroda – at COL, KC James Shields – vs. CWS, NYY Kris Medlen – at CIN, SF Trevor Cahill – at LAD, vs.
DraftKings.com Team of the Day The calendar has turned to May, but the same story lines keep coming through. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are on top of the division again like normal. Meanwhile, the so-called power division in the American League (AL West) is sputtering along.
Since coming up to replace Cincinnati ace Johnny Cueto a couple weeks ago Tony Cingrani has done a remarkable Cueto impersonation. The rookie lefthander has improved in each of his three outings this season, culminating with a stellar six-inning performance Sunday in Washington. He struck out 11 while walking only