Latest Shane Bieber News

Velocity training has pushed pitchers to their limits. Baseball is grappling with the injury risks

Jul. 12, 2024 06:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Justin Verlander was a gangly teenager. His parents jokingly called him a “brontosaurus.” Long before he became a three-time Cy Young Award winner, he was a high schooler who couldn't consistently muster the arm strength needed to get drafted. So he went to...

Finally some good news on the pitcher health front as Gerrit Cole and Max Scherzer return

Jun. 24, 2024 06:04 AM EDT

In a demoralizing season for pitcher health, two Cy Young Award winners finally returned to the mound this past week. Gerrit Cole pitched four-plus innings Wednesday for the New York Yankees and Max Scherzer worked five scoreless frames Sunday for the Texas Rangers. Each right-hander...

Ramírez, Kwan homer as AL Central-leading Guardians beat Blue Jays 6-3 to go 22 games over .500

Jun. 22, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez and Bo Naylor hit two-run homers and Steven Kwan added a solo shot while pushing his average back near .400, leading the Cleveland Guardians to a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. All three homers came off José Berríos (6-6) as the AL...

Forget 300 career wins. Even 200 wins for an MLB pitcher might be a thing of the past

May. 29, 2024 11:05 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — José Berríos turned 30 years old on Monday, giving up an obscure crown in the process. The two-time All-Star, who started his career with the Minnesota Twins and now pitches for the Toronto Blue Jays, has 88 career wins, which made him the active leader for...

Guardians ace Shane Bieber joins Cleveland during West road trip for first time since surgery

May. 26, 2024 01:28 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shane Bieber marked being six weeks removed from Tommy John surgery with a pair of milestones. The Cleveland Guardians ace not only had the bulky brace from his right arm removed, he is back with his teammates for the first time since early April. ...

MLB says pitcher injuries more likely to occur during spring training, early in season

May. 23, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says pitcher injuries are more likely to occur during spring training and early in the season. Management has rejected an assertion by players’ union head Tony Clark that injuries may be linked to the pitch clock that was instituted last year...

Rockies' Kyle Freeland out up to 6 weeks with elbow injury. He says pitch clock may have been factor

Apr. 19, 2024 20:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland is expected to miss between one month and six weeks because of a strained left elbow and says the pitch clock may have been a factor. Freeland said the elbow issue is not related to a right shoulder injury sustained this week...