Month: November 2015

Cueto's fastball among most difficult to hit hard

Cueto's fastball among most difficult to hit hard

Johnny Cueto has rarely been an elite strikeout pitcher, but he’s been putting up elite numbers for years thanks to an ability to limit hard-hit balls. While that skill was put to the test during his Kansas City struggles, some team is about to bet millions it’s for real.
Cueto's fastball among most difficult to hit hard
Source: MLB

Garret Sparks earns shutout in NHL debut, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0

Garret Sparks earns shutout in NHL debut, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0

TORONTO – Shutouts don’t come easy for the Maple Leafs. Rookie Garret Sparks made it happen Monday night.

The 22-year-old Sparks stopped 24 shots in his NHL debut to lead Toronto to a 3-0 win over the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Monday.

It…
Garret Sparks earns shutout in NHL debut, Maple Leafs blank Oilers 3-0
Source: NHL

Mats Zuccarello, Oscar Lindberg pace Rangers to another win over Hurricanes 4-3

Mats Zuccarello, Oscar Lindberg pace Rangers to another win over Hurricanes 4-3

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Mats Zuccarello and Oscar Lindberg scored first-period power-play goals and the New York Rangers beat Carolina 4-3 on Monday night to keep up their mastery of the Hurricanes.

Chris Kreider and Derick Brassard also scored and …
Mats Zuccarello, Oscar Lindberg pace Rangers to another win over Hurricanes 4-3
Source: NHL