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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||195.00||13.00||11.00||0.00||3.42||1.14||178.00||48.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs LHB|| 23.1||0||0|| 2.31||0||4||15|
|vs RHB|| 67.0||0||0|| 2.96||0||29||70|
|12/26/2014||Scott Kazmir, SP OAK||Jhonny Peralta, SS STL|
|12/26/2014||J.D. Martinez, RF DET|
Torii Hunter, RF MIN
Jhonny Peralta, SS STL
Marcell Ozuna, CF MIA
Prince Fielder, DH TEX
Jonathan Lucroy, C MIL
Hunter Pence, RF SF
Scott Kazmir, SP OAK
Howie Kendrick, 2B LAD
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B LAD
Casey Janssen, RP WAS
Dallas Keuchel, SP HOU
|Jon Lester, SP CHC|
Corey Kluber, SP CLE
Greg Holland, RP KC
Freddie Freeman, 1B ATL
Jaime Garcia, SP STL
Joe Mauer, 1B MIN
Carlos Gonzalez, RF COL
Ken Giles, RP PHI
Starling Marte, LF PIT
Josh Harrison, 3B PIT
Brian McCann, C NYY
Jake McGee, RP TB
|12/26/2014||Scott Kazmir, SP OAK||Jake Lamb, 3B ARI|
|Last 10 Games|
A's SP Scott Kazmir suffers fifth loss on Saturday vs. Royals
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(6/27/15) Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir put up a quality start against the Royals on Saturday, but he was left with his fifth loss of the season. Kazmir gave up three runs on seven hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out six on the afternoon.
Kazmir (4-5) was unable to hold onto a lead in this one, as he was staked to an early 1-0 lead and a 2-1 advantage, but a two-run sixth inning by the Royals led to Kazmir's undoing.
"You make mistakes and they capitalize on them," Kazmir said, per MLB.com. "That's a good team, and that's what good teams do."
The veteran southpaw hasn't allowed more than three earned runs in a start since May 6, and he owns a fine 2.79 ERA on the season.
A's SP Scott Kazmir shines against former team on Sunday
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(6/21/15) Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir turned in a brilliant performance against his former employer, as the A's defeated the Angels 3-2 on Sunday. Kazmir allowed just one run on six hits over 7 1/3 innings. He walked three and struck out six, evening his record to 4-4.
Kazmir allowed a leadoff walk in the eighth inning before being lifted for a reliever. Two batters later, Albert Pujols cracked a two-run home run, with one of the runs being charged to Kazmir.
"Probably took a couple innings to settle in, then he pitched as well as we've seen him early in the season the way he was pitching," A's manager Bob Melvin said, per MLB.com. "He mixed his pitches really well today, a few curveballs and changeups to slow them down. Fastball both sides, mixed in some cutters. He was pretty unpredictable today."
This was Kazmir's fourth quality start since the beginning of May, but he still owns a solid 2.70 ERA on the season. He'll make his next start on Saturday at home against the Royals.
A's P Scott Kazmir pulled from game after feeling nauseous
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(6/16/15) Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir gave up three runs — two earned — in a no-decision during Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Padres.
Kazmir went five innings but was pulled from the game after feeling nauseated after running the bases to score on a triple hit by Billy Burns. This is why, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, Kazmir came out of the game after five innings.
Kazmir allowed five hits and one walk while striking out six batters. He now holds an ERA of 2.84 for the season.
His next start is projected for Sunday against the Angels.
Athletics SP Scott Kazmir allows just one hit in eight innings
|by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer|
|(6/11/15) Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir was masterful in his team's 7-0 win over the Rangers on Thursday.
Kazmir, who picked up his third win of the season, tossed a one-hit gem over eight innings of work, while striking out six batters and not allowing any runs. Kazmir's only flaw during the game was that he issued two walks.
"I was just attacking the strike zone for the most part, keeping them off balance," Kazmir said. "I felt like I was in control out there."
Kazmir (3-4) has a 2.79 ERA with 67 strikeouts and 28 walks in 71 innings this season.
Athletics' Scott Kazmir loses fourth straight
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(6/5/15) Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir dropped his fourth straight decision with a loss to Boston on Friday.
Kazmir hasn't earned a win since April 13. He dropped to 2-4 on Friday, allowing four runs, three earned, on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings. Kazmir walked one and struck out four.
"I don't actually look at that stuff," Kazmir said of the stat line. "I look at the pitches I made, the hits I gave up. I've just got to be better out there. I will be next time."
Kazmir's next start will be Thursday, against Texas.
|2014 summary: The Athletics' gamble to sign Scott Kazmir to a two-year deal paid off, as the lefty stayed healthy all season, providing 32 starts. Kazmir lost some velocity from his 2013 comeback season with the Indians, but he was highly effective nonetheless. With a pedestrian 7.7 K/9 ratio, Kazmir missed out on making the top 30 starters in Rotisserie value, but a 15-9 record along with 20 quality starts and pair of complete games helped him to hold down the 25th spot in Fantasy point rankings.|
Playing time status: With Jon Lester and Jeff Samardzija having departed, Kazmir may have to pick up the slack by providing the Athletics with some additional innings.
2015 outlook: After receiving 4.8 runs of support per nine innings last season, Kazmir could have trouble matching his total of 15 wins, but otherwise, he should be able to maintain his value. He will likely fall short of the top 30 rankings for starting pitchers, but maybe not by that much. Kazmir should return enough value to deserve a mid-round pick in standard mixed leagues.
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