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Rubby De La Rosa is rock solid

Young right-hander blows away Astros in major league debut in L.A.'s 5-4 win

Updated: May 25, 2011, 1:27 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngels.com

HOUSTON -- It was the last thing I expected to see. And of all the people who were in Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night, both in and out of uniform, I can't imagine many of them expected it, either.

Twenty-two-year-old rookies, especially when they have just been called up from Double-A, aren't supposed to pitch this way. Twenty-two-year-old rookies are supposed to spend their first day or two just drinking in the major league lifestyle, trying to find some way to calm their nerves and looking ...

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