The Channel 5 Sports Department has had interns who have gone on to become sports broadcasters, but never pro ballplayers, until now.
Friday marks 100 years since Babe Ruth first appeared in a Major League Baseball game as a starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. The Babe’s early foray into pitching is perhaps the most ubiquitous little known fact in baseball, but did you know a number of other big-name sluggers also started their baseball careers on the mound? Here are seven stars who – like Babe – were better off in the batter’s box.
The team with baseball’s best record also boasts the most All-Star selections for next week’s midsummer classic. The Oakland A’s will send six of their starters to the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.
The newest addition to the San Francisco Giants organization is also the biggest obstacle currently in the way of the Stanford Men’s baseball program as they attempt to advance to the College World Series.
In case you missed it Tuesday night, A’s pitche Jesse Chavez needed every ounce of his athleticism and instincts to avoid serious injury on the mound.
Cain was set to take the hill for the first time in almost two weeks after being scratched Tuesday with a cut on the tip of his right index finger, which he suffered while attempting to pick up a knife.
Sure, Sonny Gray gained some nice momentum from that impressive pitcher’s duel with Detroit ace Justin Verlander last October.
OAKLAND (CBS/AP) – Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season. Parker was examined Monday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired his elbow on Oct. […]
On average, the number of innings pitched fell among the study group from 59 to 50 per season, while ERA’s swelled from 4.15 to 4.74 and WHIP ticked up from 1.40 before the operation to 1.48 after.
Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement Tuesday at spring training that Bumgarner would pitch March 31 at Arizona. This marks Bumgarner’s first opening day start. He was the only member of the San Francisco rotation with a winning record last season at 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts and 201 1-3 innings. He made his first NL All-Star team.