How these 7 phenoms fared to start their careers
Vlad Jr., MLB's No. 1 prospect, prepares for big league debut
Mike Trout was 19 years old and baseball’s No. 1 prospect when he made his Major League debut in 2011. His experience -- and that of other top prospects -- could be helpful in considering what we should expect from Vladimir Guerrero Jr. as he begins his Major League career
Bauer outduels Cole to remain perfect vs. Astros
Righty bests former college teammate with season-high eight innings
HOUSTON -- When Trevor Bauer walked off the mound after his last start on Saturday against the Braves, he was frustrated that his pitch count reached 120 after just 6 1/3 innings, prompting an earlier departure than he would’ve preferred. He was sure to do quite the opposite on Thursday,
Porcello puts 1 in W column for Red Sox
Lineup tweak pays dividends; rookie Chavis continues to rake
BOSTON -- For the Red Sox, snapping out of a sluggish start has basically consisted of checking items off a fix-it list.
They can put the checkmark next to Rick Porcello’s name.
In one solid evening of pitching on Thursday night at Fenway Park, the veteran earned his first win
Gonzales fans 9 on way to MLB-best 5th win
Mariners lefty goes 7 scoreless as bats erupt in rout of Rangers
SEATTLE -- There’s a reason Marco Gonzales looks comfortable at T-Mobile Park and it’s not just because he’s the rare Mariner who makes his offseason home in Seattle and works out year-round at the stadium.
The former Gonzaga University standout threw another gem on his home field on Thursday night,
Greinke's day at the plate vs. Pirates historic
Righty's fifth-inning triple is his fifth extra-base hit in 2019
PITTSBURGH -- Zack Greinke couldn’t help but give a little smirk as he tossed his hair back, standing up at third base after his first career triple on Thursday.
And what’s not to smile about? On top of returning to vintage form with seven shutout innings against the Pirates in
Angels top Yanks thanks to unlikely RBI source
Fletcher drives in 5 to double career total in much-needed win
ANAHEIM -- It was a homestand filled with near-comebacks and close losses, but the Angels did their best to salvage it by coming through with a much-needed 11-5 win over the Yankees in the finale on Thursday night at Angel Stadium.
David Fletcher led the way with a career-high five
Hernandez comes up big under pressure
Reliever fans side with bases loaded to bail out brilliant Castillo
CINCINNATI -- Heavy rain was imminent Thursday night, and Reds starting pitcher Luis Castillo just needed to get through the top of the seventh inning to keep a shutout alive. Very quickly, however, it wasn’t just a shutout that was in jeopardy for Castillo and the Reds, but the game
Cole rights ship but 'unlucky' in defeat
Former UCLA teammate Bauer outduels Houston righty
HOUSTON -- A couple of front-row homers were the only damage the Indians managed on Thursday night against Astros starter Gerrit Cole, who wasn’t about to let them ruin the vibe on what was otherwise a strong rebound outing from the veteran right-hander.
Coming off the worst start of his