R.A. Dickey earned his 16th win of the season as the Mets finally snapped their losing skid on Saturday.
Ever since Mike Trout was called up, the Angels have been on fire. This 20 year old can do it all…hit for power (12 home runs), hit for a high average (.346) and he has great speed (leading the AL in steals).
When Jered Weaver limped off the mound after 12 pitches with lower back pain, the Yankees had an unexpected opportunity to face the Angels without their ace. But Phil Hughes and the New York bullpen just couldn’t get enough people out.
Over a month into the regular season, we break down the best pitchers in the American League
Justin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.
Coming off one of the best starts of his young career, Ivan Nova tries to win his seventh straight decision and help snap the Yankees’ three-game losing streak Wednesday night in the Bronx.
The managers for Tuesday’s All-Star game certainly won’t get many complaints for choosing Phillies ace of aces Roy Halladay and Angels star Jered Weaver to start the midsummer classic. But how will Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran and Yankees All-Star starters Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson fare against the fireballers?