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Braves end Brewers' eight-game winning streak

...medical attention after getting hit by a line drive.A.J. Pierzynski had four hits, including two doubles, and rookie pitcher Matt Wisler won for the third time in four career starts.Johnson launched a two-run homer to right field in the...
Rookie pitcher Michael Wacha hopes to give grounded Cardinals a lift

Rookie pitcher Michael Wacha, who is 4-0 in the postseason, will be on the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series.
Cardinals hope rookie pitcher Michael Wach will deliver again

ST. LOUIS - For four consecutive starts, Michael Wacha has been all but untouchable. The St. Louis Cardinals need one more just like that from the rookie to get to the World Series for the second time in three years.
Braves beat Reds behind rookie pitcher

ATLANTA - Rookie right-hander David Hale allowed only two hits over eight innings in a performance that might not be enough to save his spot in Atlanta's rotation and the Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Saturday night.
Braves, Dodgers turn to rookies in Game 3

...about to find out if their $36 million investment in Hyun-Jin Ryu pays off in the postseason.The 26-year-old rookie pitcher from South Korea will start tonight in the Dodgers' first home playoff game since 2009. Los Angeles is looking to...
Washington rallies off Craig Kimbrel, sweep day-night doubleheader from Atlanta

WASHINGTON - Nationals rookie pitcher Tanner Roark wanted to keep going.He had thrown 101 pitches ? 23 more than he'd ever thrown in a single game ? but still...
Los Angeles Dodgers will take on St. Louis Monday for the first time in his career, was set to go in Game 2.The team hopes the layoff will benefit rookie pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, who struggled in Game 3 against Atlanta, giving up four runs and six hits over three innings. Ryu...
Rookie pitcher earns his third win in a row

ATLANTA --- As Atlanta rookie Tommy Hanson kept pitching out of jams, his confidence kept growing against the New York Yankees.
Expo's rookie pitcher too much for Braves

ATLANTA - It was the night of the dueling rookies.
Braves fall to Padres

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres certainly aren't lacking in late-inning bravado. After rookie pitcher Tim Stauffer kept them in the game, the Padres rallied again, scoring three runs in the eighth inning to beat the NL East-leading...