Gausman (2-7) fired seven scoreless innings in Saturday's 5-2 victory over the Indians, giving up only four hits and three walks. He struck out seven. Gausman, who's been a tough-luck loser on more than one occasion this season, assured himself a victory by shutting out a dangerous Indians lineup over seven strong frames. The right-hander threw 74 of 116 pitches for strikes, and induced 15 swinging strikes overall. The 25-year-old has now given up only two earned runs over the 13.2 innings encompassing his last two starts, and has recorded 13 whiffs over that span. He'll look to keep the momentum going against the Twins next Thursday.
Gausman (1-7) took yet another loss on Monday, despite holding the Yankees to two runs in 6.2 innings against the Yankees. He allowed six hits, walked one, and struck out six. Gausman had scuffled a bit in his final start before the All-Star Break, but got right back on track Monday. The 25-year-old continues to be a big-time strikeout artist while limiting his walks, registering 88 strikeouts to just 20 walks for the season. His next start will come on Sunday against the Indians.
Gausman will be available out of the bullpen Sunday, MASN Sports reports.He struggled on the road with a 5.25 ERA and a 2.79 ERA at home. Owners might pick off an extra appearance if the Orioles call his number Sunday. Gausman's availability is a result of All-Star break shuffling. He has just one win to show for some very good outings in the first half, but Gausman has plenty of downs with his ups. Gausman struggled on the road with a 5.25 ERA and a 2.79 ERA at home. Five of his last six starts came on the road and he made nine road starts in the first half vs. six home starts.
Gausman (1-6) pitched five innings, allowing four runs, eight hits and one walk while striking out six Wednesday against the Dodgers. He did not factor in the decision. Although he's not having a great year, Gausman has given owners more than five innings in a majority of his starts this season. However, manager Buck Showalter had seen enough after 95 pitches to hook the struggling 25-year-old after he gave up two fifth-inning runs. In 15 first-half starts in 2016, Gausman sports an unsightly 4.15 ERA with just one victory to show for his efforts.
Gausman (1-5) pitched 7.2 innings of shutout, four-hit ball during a 5-0 victory over the Rays in the matinee game of a doubleheader. He struck out seven. The 25-year-old right-hander finallly got into the win column with one of his best performances of the season. Outside of eight innings of three-hit, shutout ball versus the Yankees on May 5, Gausman hadn't been sharper this season than Saturday. He threw 75 of 113 pitches for strikes, notched first-pitch strikes on 15 of 27 batters and induced 12 swinging strikes overall. The 25-year-old will look to keep the positive momentum going next Friday versus the Mariners.