College: Clemson, Tampa, Paine player reports

...product is one of the more raw arms I'll see on a mound this season, but he has the framework and quick arm to be a good pitcher with more work. Alsbrook was 83-87, t88, mostly straight with a little tail. His curveball was 72-73, left...

Orioles pull away from Tigers in Game 1

...Clearly, facing Scherzer was not too daunting a task."It's the same game," De Aza said. "Yes, this is a good pitcher, but it's the same game. You have to throw the ball to home plate for a strike to get us out."Orioles starter...

For girls in baseball, Little League not the end

...of the Schenectady, N.Y., team that won the 1954 Little League World Series, said of Baker. "She's a pretty good pitcher."Ghazaleh Sailors, a pitcher at NCAA Division III University of Maine at Presque Isle, said that she was harassed...

Stephen Strasburg loses debut as Washington Nationals fall to San Francisco Giants

...to do too much. Don't overanalyze anything," manager Bruce Bochy said. "You start thinking too much against a good pitcher, you get yourself in trouble. We try to keep it simple."Strasburg showed some moxie to keep the game close. He...

Liriano defies odds and wins

...We have a game plan we'll take into (Sunday)," St. Louis manager Mike Matheny said. "We understand he's a good pitcher. We also realize we have a very good lineup."And a guy on the hill who hardly seems concerned by the circumstances...

Padres rally to ruin solid debut of Braves' David Hale

...introduced as a pinch-hitter but opted for Forsythe after Gonzalez brought in Downs, a left-hander."Downs is a good pitcher," Black said. "We just wanted to get a right-handed bat."Headley said the Padres "kept battling and having...

Westside's David Hagelston signs letter of intent to play at Georgia Regents

...at 87 miles per hour during this year's tournament."David has been a good player for us," Westside coach Gerald Barnes said. "He came in and was able to play early. He's been a good pitcher, very consistent, and a good kid."

Braves' Garcia, Mets' Syndergaard have stellar but contrasting outings in Mets win

...who has been as impressed with Syndergaard's composure as with his stuff. "He's going to be a really, really good pitcher."Ryan Doumit got the hit off Syndergaard, lining a fastball to the opposite field with one out in the second inning...

Maine, Delgado are Twin killers

...tough assignment Monday night, especially with the New York Mets coming off a 2-7 road trip. So Maine did what any good pitcher does in that circumstance. He kept the Twins off balance with a sharp slider and got the jump on most of their batters...

New Atlanta reliever adds depth to the bullpen

...I've only been here one day. It's a lot different than the Angels, but just the fact that the Braves traded a good pitcher to get me means a lot to me."Walden made 45 appearances for the Los Angeles Angels last year in a season interrupted...