MLB

Oakland Athletics
Career W-L
88-73
 
Career ERA
3.98
Name  Scott Kazmir
Born  1/24/1984
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  26
Position  SP
Bats  L
Throws  L
Hot7/10/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir continues to dazzle on the mound, throwing a three-hit, no run, seven-inning effort against the Giants Thursday afternoon.
Insight: Kazmir raised his reconrd to 11-3 with a stunning 2.38 ERA. He has to be one of the biggest fantasy surprises of the first half of 2014.
 
6/30/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: The Athletics have announced that Scott Kazmir is fine, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Kazmir appeared to grab at his right hip after throwing a pitch during the sixth inning Monday night. He stayed in for one more pitch but manager Bob Melvin removed him after that. He was at 99 pitches, so he was nearing his end anyway.
 
6/30/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir left Monday's game with an apparent injury, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Kazmir appeared to grab at his right hip after throwing a pitch. He stayed in for one more pitch but manager Bob Melvin removed him after that. He was at 99 pitches, so he was nearing his end anyway.
 
Hot6/19/2014 12:35:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir (8-2) faced a struggling Boston Red Sox offense on Thursday and should be an excellent fantasy option.
Insight: Kazmir has posted a 2.05 ERA, a 0.977 WHIP and 72/20 K/BB in 88 innings. He leads the American League with a .206 batting average against. meanwhile the Red Sox are averaging just 3.86 rpg.
 
Hot6/15/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir ran his record to 8-2 with six strong innings against the Yankees Saturday night.
Insight: Kazmir's career looked to be finished following an injury in 2011 and while he had a solid comeback season in 2013 (10-9, 4.04 ERA, 1.32 WHIP) he didn't exactly flash ace potential. In 2014, however, he's recorded a 2.05 ERA, a 0.98 WHIP and a 72/20 K/BB in 88 innings. He leads the American League with a .206 batting average against.
 
Hot6/8/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Not that the A's needed it, but Scott Kazmir was lights out Sunday versus the Orioles.
Insight: Oakland finished the game with 11 runs but that didn't stop Kazmir from having one of his best outings of the year (7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 7 K's, 2 BB). The 30-year-old left-hander owns a 2.20 ERA in 13 appearances.
 
Hot5/17/2014 9:17:00 PM
Description: Oakland starter Scott Kazmir got himself tossed from Saturday's game in the second inning for arguing balls and strikes.
Insight: He may have had a point, as he walked three batters in 1 1/3 innings after issuing just nine free passes in his first 51 1/3 this season. Still, it's disappointing for fantasy owners relying on Kazmir's production on Saturday.
 
Hot5/11/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: Oakland starter Scott Kazmir was unstoppable Sunday in a victory over Washington.
Insight: He held the Nats scoreless in seven innings of work. That lowers his ERA to 2.28, fourth-best in the American League. Though it probably won't last, the left-hander is on pace to win 21 games this season.
 
Hot4/19/2014 7:35:00 PM
Description: Athletics LHP Scott Kazmir hasn't walked a batter in three of his four starts this season.
Insight: Kazmir tossed eight innings and allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits Saturday against Houston. He's 2-0 with a 1.65 ERA and a 0.77 WHIP with his new team.
 
4/14/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir (triceps) says he feels great and fully expects to make his next start, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Kazmir struck out nine over six scoreless innings Sunday but exited the game due to left triceps tightness. He dealt with the same issue in spring training.
 
4/13/2014 7:34:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir has triceps tightness, according to Jane Lee of mlb.com.
Insight: Kazmir struck out nine over six scoreless innings Sunday but exited the game. He dealt with the same issue in spring training but it isn't expected to hold him out of his next start.
 
4/13/2014 6:24:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir left Sunday's start after six innings due to an apparent arm injury.
Insight: Kazmir struck out nine over six scoreless innings but was spotted in the dugout talking to manager Bob Melvin and the team trainer while holding his left forearm during the seventh inning. A scout told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle that Kazmir's velocity dropped in his last inning and he was wiggling his fingers a lot after one pitch.
 
4/2/2014 7:36:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir held his former team, the Cleveland Indians, scoreless over 7 1/3 three-hit innings Wednesday afternoon in his A's debut. He walked none and struck out five.
Insight: After sitting out all but 1 2/3 innings in 2011 and all of 2012, Kazmir revived his career with the Indians last season. He went 10-9 with a 4.04 ERA, a 1.32 WHIP and 162 Ks in 158 innings and had a 3.06 ERA in his final 103 innings.
 
3/18/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir (triceps) will throw a bullpen session this week and return to the rotation Saturday, according to John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group.
Insight: Kazmir was scratched from Monday's start with triceps tightness. The Athletics rotation has been hit hard by injuries in the past week with A.J. Griffin suffering an elbow injury and Jarrod Parker needing Tommy John surgery, so it's good to see that Kazmir's injury is minor.
 
3/17/2014 4:58:00 PM
Description: Athletics starter Scott Kazmir was scratched from Monday's start due to left triceps tightness, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: It's been a bad few days for Oakland hurlers. The A's learned Monday that Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John surgery, A.J. Griffin is expected to start the season on the DL due to elbow issues and now Kazmir is dealing with an injury. The good news is that Athletics assistant GM David Forst said Kazmir's injury is minor and he may start Tuesday.
 
12/2/2013 3:16:00 PM
Description: The Oakland A's have agreed to a two-year, $22 million deal with lefthander Scott Kazmir.
Insight: Kazmir was 10-9 with a 4.04 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP last season in Cleveland. He was especially good in September, going 3-2 with a 2.57 ERA and a 1.214 WHIP in the season's final month.
 
11/13/2013 9:57:00 PM
Description: The Orioles have expressed an interest in free agent lefthander Scott Kazmir. SOURCE: Nick Cafardo, Boston Globe
Insight: It seems like he's been around a long time but Kazmir is still only 29. He's 2-3 with a 4.86 ERA in seven career starts at Camden Yards.
 
11/9/2013 9:43:00 PM
Description: Free agent starter Scott Kazmir seems unlikely to re-sign with Cleveland. SOURCE: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Insight: Kazmir wants at least a two-year contract and the Indians aren't willing to commit beyond a one-year deal. 2013 marked the lefthander's first ten-win season since 2009.
 
Hot9/29/2013 12:56:00 PM
Description: Indians starter Scott Kazmir struck out 11 batters in six innings Saturday against the Twins and 21 in his final two starts this year.
Insight: Kazmir's K/BB ratio in September was an impeccable 43/4, and he went 10-9 with a 4.04 ERA and 162 strikeouts in 158 innings during his comeback season. He is expected to begin discussions on a new contract with Cleveland soon.
 
9/21/2013 9:42:00 PM
Description: Indians starter Scott Kazmir's comeback season has had its rocky moments but he has thrown 152 innings, struck out 151 batters, won nine games and posted a 4.14 ERA.
Insight: Kazmir threw just 1 2/3 innings in 2011 and missed all of 2012 due to injury before the Indians gave him a shot this year. In his latest start Saturday against Houston, Kazmir struck out 10 batters, walked one and gave up four hits over seven shutout innings.
 

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