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Astros' Perez leads Pitchers of the Week

Right-hander allows one hit over 9 1/3 innings with Buies Creek
April 17, 2017

Franklin Perez has already sent a powerful message to the Carolina League: His age doesn't matter, and neither does his role. He has the stuff to be dominant in Class A Advanced, and he showed that in the first week-plus of the 2017 season.The Astros' No. 6 prospect allowed only

Dragons' Olson making up for lost time

Reds prospect follows stellar debut with nine-inning shutout
April 14, 2017

Ryan Olson brings a certain fearlessness into his approach on the mound -- staying in the zone and daring every batter to hit his best pitch -- and that has brought early success through two starts."I go out there and don't really care who's in the box, I'm not really

Reds' Olson masterful in professional debut

Right-hander fans nine over seven two-hit frames for Dragons
April 9, 2017

Ryan Olson, out of action for more than a year, envisioned this outing many times."Every day," the 22-year-old right-hander said. "Every day I was going to the complex to rehab, I was on a quest to get back out there and have my first appearance. It was definitely a grind,