What A’s phenom Jesus Luzardo is working to improve for big league step

first_imgMESA, Ariz. — Jesus Luzardo enters A’s spring training with a type of buzz rarely afforded such a young pitcher.It’s an excitement that began last year when Luzardo, 21, blazed a minor league path from single-A to triple-A a little more than a year after ligament reconstruction, commonly known as Tommy John surgery. Luzardo already is being labeled as a savior of the A’s rotation, which has had solid No. 1 starters in recent years but has lacked a bona fide “ace” since the early 2000s.Back …last_img

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