Anthony Gose showed off a strong arm in his pitching debut. The Detroit Tigers may have found an answer to their late-inning struggles. Former outfielder turned reliever Anthony Gose made his minor-league pitching debut on Monday, and showed a much livelier arm than expected.
BALTIMORE -- Dylan Bundy will try to rebound on Tuesday after his first non-quality start of the season. It will not be an easy task for the Baltimore Orioles right-hander. Bundy (5-2, 2.97 ERA) will face Minnesota Twins ace Ervin Santana (6-2, 2.07) in the middle game of a three-game series at Camden Yards. Bundy has lasted at least six innings of each of his nine starts, but he did not give up more than three runs until his last outing. The Detroit Tigers touched him up for six runs in six innings on Thursday in a 6-5 victory over the Orioles. Still, he made it through the sixth, which gave a tired Baltimore bullpen a break. Bundy has pitched just once against Minnesota, throwing a scoreless
The Angels believed they hit baseballs hard all night Wednesday and all across Tropicana Field. The statistics showed four hits for their efforts and a 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay. “It doesn’t matter how hard you hit the ball if it doesn’t fall,” Albert Pujols said. “We hit some hard balls, but we came up short. They hit a couple balls hard and they scored more than us.” With one out in the first inning, Mike Trout pounded a fastball off of the center-field wall for a double. Pujols soon smashed the 597th home run of his career to left field, and the Angels possessed a quick lead. An inning later, starter Ricky Nolasco yielded it. He issued a leadoff walk to Logan Morrison, then, with two outs, fired