Arrieta (3-2) allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits and a walk while taking a loss against the Mets on Monday. He struck out seven batters. It was the first time in five starts this season where Arrieta allowed more than three runs. He allowed two runs in the third inning and later gave up a solo bomb to Jeff McNeil. Arrieta now owns a 2.65 ERA and 25:13 K:BB across 34 innings. He'll take on the Marlins in another NL East matchup on Saturday.
Arrieta (3-1) allowed two runs on six hits with three strikeouts and two walks across eight innings in a victory against the Mets on Wednesday. The 33-year-old has been a workhorse early this season, throwing at least seven innings in three of four starts. His strikeout numbers are down a little but so is the offense he's given up. Opposing hitters are batting just .200 against Arrieta through four starts. He is 3-1 with a 2.25 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 18 strikeouts over 28 innings. His next scheduled start is on the road against the Mets.
Arrieta (2-1) notched the win Friday after allowing one run on five hits and a walk while striking out eight over seven innings against the Marlins. Arrieta surrendered his lone run in the seventh inning on a sacrifice fly to left, but his offense supplied him with plenty of run support. The 33-year-old right-hander has started the season with three consecutive quality starts and owns a 2.25 ERA with 15 punchouts over 20 frames.
Arrieta (1-1) took the loss against the Twins on Saturday as he gave up three runs on five hits over seven innings. He issued three walks and struck out just one. It's a peculiar stat line for Arrieta, as he allowed only two extra-base hits -- both home runs -- but recorded only a single strikeout despite pitching deep into the game. Regardless, it's a tough-luck loss for the veteran right-hander as Philadelphia's offense was kept in check. Arrieta next lines up to take the mound Friday at Miami.
Arrieta picked up the win in his first start of the season Sunday against the Braves, allowing one run on three hits and six walks while striking out six. Walks haven't been a problem for Arrieta in recent years, as his walk rate has finished below eight in four of the last five seasons. It's possible that Sunday's total will simply be a one-game aberration, though it was a significant one, as he hadn't walked more than three batters in a start since June 27, 2017. The walks made for constant traffic on the bases, but the veteran was consistently able to pitch out of jams, with the only blemish coming on a third-inning passed ball. Arrieta lines up to pitch again Saturday against the Twins.