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News and Notes: Guardians Crush Athletics in Season Opener

The Cleveland Guardians shut out the Oakland Athletics 8-0 in the first game of the 2024 season, earning manager Stephen Vogt his first win. Shane Bieber looked just as dominant as he had in Spring Training, throwing six scoreless, striking out 11, giving up four hits and one walk. He topped out at 94 mph and flashed an effective changeup

Shane Bieber, Nasty 89mph Changeup.

9th K— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) March 29, 2024

The Athletic’s Zack Meisel wrote about the advent of this changeup in his write-up of last night’s game.