Every young player expects that his first game in the Big Leagues to be something emotional and to remember, however, for the 24-year-old Boston Red Sox prospect, Jaleen Beeks, probably his debut turned into something he will want to forget quickly.
The rookie supplied Drew Pomeranz on the mound, and as soon as he got in to start his work, he started the dream became a nightmare. Just in the first inning of his career in the Majors, Beeks allowed 5 runs and 4 hits, with a negotiated walk.
Finally, the Red Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers by a score of 7-2, with Beeks taking the loss in the first game of his career.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said after the game that Beeks was sent back to Triple-A, and despite his bad game, Cora was nice to the young player, saying that that experience will serve for your future career in the Majors.