Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/23/12
Left-hander Tyler Skaggs' first day in the major leagues indicated he was capable of many more. Skaggs won his major league debut Wednesday with a 3-2 victory over Miami in the first game of a the Diamondbacks' doubleheader sweep, giving up a two-run home run to Justin Ruggiano and not much else. Skaggs gave up three hits in 6 2/3 innings, striking out four and walking five. Baseball America's No. 13-ranked prospect entering the season, Skaggs is considered a top candidate for the 2013 starting rotation. If Wednesday was an audition, he passed. "He has good stuff. He was very composed. I think we've always felt good about his future," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. Skaggs uncharacteristic wildness -- he walked 37 in 122 1/3 minor league innings before being purchased Wednesday -- did not hurt him. After throwing eight consecutive balls to the first two batters in the sixth inning of a 3-2 game, Skaggs jammed Carlos Lee on a fastball to get an easy double play. He then got h...
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