Roenis Elias can't solve the Nationals
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:55 am ET) Mariners pitcher Roenis Elias was pegged with the loss Saturday night at home against the Nationals, dropping to 9-12 on the year. The left-hander permitted three runs -- two earned -- on six hits and two walks while striking out five over six innings of a 3-1 defeat.

Over his last four starts covering 20 2/3 innings, Elias has allowed six earned runs. He owns a 3.97 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP over 26 starts (149 2/3 innings). His next start will come Thursday at Texas.

Jeff Samardzija Ks nine, goes the distance in losing effort
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:16 am ET) Athletics pitcher Jeff Samardzija was credited with a complete game but was pegged with a tough-luck loss Saturday against the Angels, dropping to 6-11 on the year. The right-hander permitted two runs -- one earned -- on four hits and no walks while striking out nine in eight innings of a 2-0 defeat.

Samardzija has allowed two earned runs or fewer in back-to-back starts. He owns a 3.14 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP over 28 starts (183 2/3 innings). His next start will come Saturday at home against Houston.

James Shields can't factor into decision Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Royals pitcher James Shields wasn't a factor into the decision Saturday night at home against the Indians. The right-hander permitted one run on five hits and one walk while striking out four over seven innings of a 3-2 defeat in extras.

Over his last three starts covering 19 2/3 innings, Shields has allowed nine earned runs. He owns a 3.38 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP over 29 starts (192 innings). His next start will come Friday in New York against the Yankees.

Trevor Bauer unable to factor into decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer wasn't a factor into the decision Saturday night against the Royals. He allowed four hits and five walks while striking out six over 5 2/3 scoreless innings of work.

Bauer has not allowed a run in each of his last two starts (11 2/3 innings). He owns a 3.99 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP over 21 starts (124 innings). His next start will come Thursday at home against Detroit.

Jake Odorizzi stays dominant vs. Red Sox
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Rays pitcher Jake Odorizzi dominated the Red Sox on Saturday, scattering one hit over seven scoreless frames to improve to 10-11 on the year. He struck out seven and walked three in a 7-0 victory.

Over his last three starts covering 17 2/3 innings, Odorizzi has allowed 11 earned runs. He owns a 4.03 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP over 27 starts (147 1/3 innings). His next start will come Thursday at home against Toronto.

Allen Webster gets hit hard again Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Red Sox pitcher Allen Webster was hit hard Saturday night against the Rays in Tampa. The right-hander permitted six runs on five hits and three walks while striking out three over four innings of work.

Webster has coughed up six earned runs in each of his last two starts. He owns a 6.69 ERA and a 1.63 WHIP over seven starts (35 innings). He will make his next scheduled start on Thursday against the Yankees in New York.

Chris Bassitt gets roughed up in doubleheader loss
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) White Sox pitcher Chris Bassitt was roughed up and took the loss in a spot start in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers. He permitted five runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out four over 6 1/3 innings of an 8-4 defeat. It remains to be seen if he'll remain with the team moving forward.

Kyle Ryan twirls a gem in spot-start vs. White Sox
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Tigers pitcher Kyle Ryan twirled a gem for the win in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the White Sox in Chicago. Ryan permitted five hits and two walks while striking out one over six scoreless innings of an 8-4 victory. He was sent back down to Triple-A Toledo.

Chris Tillman fails to factor into decision vs. Twins
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman was unable to factor into the decision Saturday night at home against the Twins. The right-hander permitted one run on six hits and three walks while striking out six over five innings of a 3-2 victory.

Tillman has allowed one earned run or fewer in each of his last three starts. He owns a 3.36 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP over 29 starts (176 2/3 innings). He will make his next start Thursday at home against Cincinnati.

Kyle Gibson settles for no-decision Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson wasn't a factor into the decision Saturday night against the Orioles in Baltimore. The right-hander permitted one run on four hits and three walks while striking out six over five innings of a 3-2 defeat.

Gibson has allowed three runs or fewer in a start for just the second time in his last six starts. He owns a 4.23 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP over 26 starts. He will make his next start Thursday at home against the Angels.

More Updates