Athletics’ No. 1 prospect makes debut in Houston

Athletics' No. 1 prospect Jesús Luzardo makes big-league debut

HOUSTON, TEXAS – SEPTEMBER 11: Jesus Luzardo #44 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on September 11, 2019 in Houston, Texas. This was Luzrdo’s major league debut. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

HOUSTON — Top A’s pitching prospect Jesús Luzardo made his big-league debut on Wednesday night against the Astros.

He entered int the sixth inning, the A’s ahead 5-2, and struck out two batters and gave up a home run to Martin Maldonado.

He also pitched a perfect 1-2-3 inning in the seventh. His fastball hit 98 mph. He threw a quick pitch and mixed in his slider and changeup.

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