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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||215.00||12.00||11.00||0.00||3.43||1.22||191.00||74.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Kansas City|| 14.0||0||2|| 1.93||0||3||9|
|vs LHB|| 118.1||0||0|| 2.81||0||47||101|
|vs RHB|| 100.2||0||0|| 3.40||0||27||82|
|12/27/2014||Sonny Gray, SP OAK|
Byron Buxton, CF MIN
Yan Gomes, C CLE
|Jon Lester, SP CHC|
|12/27/2014||Marcus Stroman, SP TOR|
George Springer, RF HOU
|Sonny Gray, SP OAK|
Manny Machado, 3B BAL
|12/26/2014||Julio Teheran, SP ATL||Sonny Gray, SP OAK|
Noah Syndergaard, SP NYM
|Last 10 Games|
Athletics to hold back Gray, Kazmir the first week of games
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
|(2/26/15) The Athletics will hold back pitchers Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir during the first week of spring games, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Neither player is dealing with an injury, but the team has opted to bring them along slowly to kick things off. The move will also allow the Athletics to get a better look at the players competing for the fifth spot in the rotation. Those players will likely pick up innings in place of Kazmir and Gray.
Gray, 25, is coming off the biggest workload of his major-league career. He posted a 3.08 ERA over 219 innings.
The 31-year-old Kazmir made 30 starts last year. It was the first time since 2007 Kazmir reached that milestone. He put up a 3.55 ERA over 190 1/3 innings.
Sonny Gray tosses complete-game shutout to clinch Wild Card
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(9/28/14) Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray came up big Sunday, allowing just six hits in a complete-game shutout while striking out five as Oakland secured the second Wild Card spot with a 4-0 victory over the Rangers.
Gray (14-10) needed 103 pitches to put his team into the postseason, giving up four singles and two doubles while not walking a batter. His first win since Aug. 22 came on his first career complete game. Gray finishes the regular season with a 3.08 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 183:74 K:BB ratio in 219 innings. The A's will head to Kansas City to face the Royals in the AL Wild Card game Tuesday.
Sonny Gray strikes out 12 in loss vs. Angels
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(9/24/14) Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray took a loss Tuesday, allowing two runs (one earned) on three hits and three walks in seven innings while striking out 12 in his team's 2-0 defeat against the Angels.
Gray (13-10) struck out eight of the first 11 batters he faced, but an unearned run scored on a strike-'em-out, throw-'em-out double play in the second inning. He then surrendered a solo home run in the sixth while the Oakland offense couldn't break through against the Angels. Gray owns a 3.21 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 178:74 K:BB ratio in 210 innings. He's scheduled to face the Rangers in the regular-season finale Sunday.
Sonny Gray lasts only five frames in loss to Rangers
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(9/18/14) Athletics starter Sonny Gray lasted only five innings in a disappointing outing Thursday afternoon at home against the Rangers, dropping to 13-9 on the year. The right-hander permitted five runs -- four earned -- on eight hits and two walks while striking out four over five innings of a 7-2 defeat.|
Over his last four starts covering 25 innings, Gray has allowed 14 earned runs. He owns a 3.28 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP over 31 starts (203 innings). His next start will come Tuesday at home against the Angels.
Athletics reorganize starting rotation
|by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer|
|(9/15/14) To better align their starting rotation for the end of the season, the Athletics have decided to push Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel back a day and move Scott Kazmir and Sonny Gray up a day. Kazmir will now start the first game of a three-game series against the Rangers Tuesday, followed by Samardzija and Gray. Hammel will start the first game of a three-game series against the Phillies Friday, followed by Jon Lester.
The move allows the Athletics to start Gray on the final day of the regular season rather than Hammel.
|2014 summary: Sonny Gray proved to be less of a strikeout pitcher in his sophomore season than he was as a rookie, but he turned out to be nearly as effective. Averaging 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings, Gray relied on ground ball outs to quell the opposition, and with 21 double play balls and a .212 batting average allowed on grounders, he did just that. Gray was also a workhorse for the Athletics, making 33 starts and pitching 219 innings. He went 14-10 with a 3.08 ERA and 1.19 WHIP.|
Playing time status: Especially with Jon Lester and Jeff Samardzija out of the rotation, the A's will rely even more on Gray to provide innings, and he should occupy a spot at or near the top of their rotation.
2015 outlook: Gray was a top 25 starter last season, but if owners draft him as such this year, they could end up disappointed. He was probably fortunate to have given up just five home runs on the road last season, and with Josh Donaldson and Jed Lowrie departed from the A's infield, Gray may not prevent as many ground ball base hits. Instead of reaching for Gray as a No. 2 starter, think of him as more of a middle-of-the-rotation type for the middle rounds in standard mixed leagues.
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|3/6/15||@ ARI||3:10 pm|| |
|3/7/15||LAA||3:05 pm|| |
|3/8/15||CHW||4:05 pm|| |
|3/9/15||@ TEX||4:05 pm|| |
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