MLB: Players shine with their new teams

By Craig Filazzola, WSOE Sports Director

Several major leaguers switched teams at the trade deadline and made good first impressions with their new clubs.

Here’s a look at most of Saturday’s debuts of recently acquired players, including the Top 6 Best Performances.

Masterson, 24, will soon be a starter for the Indians.  Courtesy of: cleveland.com

Masterson, 24, will soon be a starter for the Indians. Courtesy of: cleveland.com

1.) RHP Justin Masterson
Old Team: Red Sox
New Team: Indians
Indians Debut: Relief pitcher, 3 innings, 2 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts

2.) LHP Clay Richard
Old Team: White Sox
New Team: Padres
Padres Debut: Starting pitcher, 5.2 innings, 2 hits, 1 earned run, 3 walks, 5 strikeouts

3.) 1B Nick Johnson
Old Team: Nationals
New Team: Marlins
Marlins Debut: First baseman, 2-for-3, double, 1 RBI, 1 run scored, 2 walks

4.) SS Orlando Cabrera
Old Team: Athletics
New Team: Twins
Twins Debut: Shortstop, 2-for-5, double, 1 RBI, 1 run scored

5.) 1B Adam LaRoche
Old Team: Red Sox
New Team: Braves
Braves Debut: First baseman, 2-for-3, 1 run scored, 1 walk

6.) C/1B Victor Martinez
Old Team: Indians
New Team: Red Sox
Red Sox Debut: First baseman, 1-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 run scored

 

Contact Information:
Craig Filazzola
WSOE Sports Director
cfilazzola@elon.edu

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