Lance McCullers shows why Astros are counting on him now, in future

Each night in the 2016 baseball season, we’ll run down the top news, facts and highlights from action around Major League Baseball. This is the Lance McCullerstheAstros were waiting to see.Aftertwo months of recovery and setbacks because of a shoulder injury, the 22-year-old right-handernotched his first win of the season Thursday in impre sive fashion, striking out 10 Orioles over five innings of work as the Astros came out on top4-2. He also walked six and labored in throwing108 pitches, but his only run allowed was a home run to Mark Trumbo.MORE: Should fans worry about these struggling pitchers?McCullers became the fourth pitcher in the majors since 1913 tostrike out 10 and allow no more than one hit in le s than six innings pitched,joining Felix Hernandez, JakePeavyandBobby Witt.Michael Feliz, Will Harris and Ken Giles followed McCullers as the Astros combined to fan 15 Jon Gray Jersey O’s, setting a majorleague record with52 Ks for athree-game series.FANTASY SOURCE: Urias leads waiver-wire prospectsIt has taken longer than anticipated, but Houston’s pitching staff isstarting to round into form.Player of the DayGerrit Cole, RHP, Pirates: Colecrushed a three-run homer against the Diamondbacks, his second career home run. He also hit a double, making him 2for2 at the plate.Heis the second pitcher with multiple extra-base hits in a game this season, joiningNoah Syndergaard. He also pitched five innings, allowing seven hits and one run in the Pirates’ 8-3 win.HighlightBryce Harper crushed a 437-foot home runagainst the Cardinals, his longest of the season. can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia, can ceftin cure chlamydia. Ian Desmond Jersey Three things to knowCC Sabathia pa sed Tom Glavine for sixth place all time in careerstrikeouts by a left-handed pitcher. Sabathia has 2,607 Ks after fanning seven Blue Jays on Thursday.He is three strikeoutsbehindChuck Finley at2,610. J.A. Happwent seven strong,allowingthree hits and an earned run while striking out five in a 3-1 win over the Yankees. He’s quietly having a solid season, with a 3.20 ERA and six wins in 10 starts. Since August, only Jake Arrieta, Clayton Kershaw, Madison Bumgarner and Stephen https://www.rockiesedges.com/colorado-rockies/wade-davis-jersey Strasburg have better ERAs than Happ’s2.53 mark. Red Sox outfielderJackie Bradley Jr. was 0for4 against the Rockies, ending his 29-game hit streak. He’ll remain tied with Johnny Damon for the fourth-longest streak in franchisehistory.What’s nextRed Sox (29-17) at Blue Jays (23-15), 7:07 p.m. ET:All eyes will be on Bradley as he tries to start another hitting streak. He’ll be facingJays right-handerAaron Sanchez (4-1. 3.20 ERA), who has allowed three runs or fewer in all but two of his starts this year.Dodgers (25-23) at Mets (27-19). 7:10 p.m. ET: One of baseball’s top prospects, 19-year-old left-handerJulio Urias, will make his major league debut for the Dodgers. He willbethe first 19-year-old to pitch for LA since Fernando Valenzuela in 1980. Mets starterJacob deGrom(3-1, 3.07 ERA)will look to spoil Urias’ debut and end the Dodgers’ four-game winning streak.

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