If you scan the league leaders in ERA, you might be surprised to see Detroit Tigers rookie Drew Smyly among the leaders at 1.23. Technically, his 22.0 innings don’t qualify Smyly to be among the leaders, but it’s hard not to be impressed with what the 22-year-old southpaw has done. It’s not like he’s had an easy path to his early success. He’s faced the Rays, Royals, Rangers and Yankees thus far, making his 1-0 record, 1.
22-year-old rookie pitcher Drew Smyly earned his first career major league win against the New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium on Saturday. Smyly, Detroit's No. 5 starter, who made his major league debut April 12, leads the American ... Read Post
When: Sunday, 8 p.m. ET Where: Rangers Ballpark; Arlington, Texas Pitching Matchup: Doug Fister ( DET ; 5-1, 3.06 ERA) vs. Derek Holland (TEX; 3-2, 2.93 ERA) The Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers will conclude their four-game set... Read Post