Chris Bassitt

#40 SP / Oakland Athletics / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 220 lb Age: 30 College: Akron Bats/Throws -/-

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Falls short of quality start

      Chris Bassitt (4-3) earned the win Wednesday versus the Orioles while allowing two runs on two hits and three walks over 5.2 innings. He struck out six.Bassitt didn't allow a hit through the first five frames Wednesday, but he buckled in the sixth when the Orioles rallied for two runs on two hits and three walks. It's the third straight outing the 30-year-old has fallen one out short of a quality start, though he did receive the win this time around. Bassitt has a 3.64 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 63:27 K:BB through 64.1 innings and lines up to start Tuesday at St. Louis.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Charged with loss

      Chris Bassitt (3-3) took the loss Friday against the Mariners after allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits and four walks while striking out four through 5.2 innings.Bassitt started the fourth inning with a four-pitch walk and it all went downhill from there. He allowed three consecutive hits including a two-run double to J.P. Crawford and a sacrifice fly to Dee Gordon to tack on a pair of runs and give the Mariners the lead for good. With the loss, the right-hander falls to 0-3 against the Mariners in six appearances (five starts) this season. Bassitt will carry a 3.68 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 57:24 K:BB into a Wednesday showdown against Baltimore.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Saddled with second loss

      Chris Bassitt (3-2) took the loss in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rangers, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks over 5.2 innings while striking out two as the A's fell 3-1.The right-hander got lifted after 107 pitches (66 strikes), coming up one out short of his fifth quality start of the season. Bassitt will take a 3.57 ERA and 53:20 K:BB through 53 innings into his next outing Friday, at home against the Mariners.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Starting nightcap of doubleheader

      Chris Bassitt will start the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rangers.Paul Blackburn was originally expected to start Saturday night, but he'll take the hill in the matinee instead. That will set Bassitt up for the nightcap, when he'll look to build on the 3-1 record, 3.42 ERA and 1.14 WHIP he's generated this season across 47.1 innings.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Takes no-decision in quality start

      Chris Bassitt allowed three runs on six hits and one walk across six innings in a no-decision Sunday against the Astros. He recorded one strikeout.Bassitt allowed a run in the first inning and was perhaps unlucky to be saddled with two more runs on a play that involved an error in the fifth, but he still came away with a quality start before the Oakland Athletics lost in extra innings. Despite a recent drop in strikeouts (four over his last 11 frames), this was a nice bounce-back effort for Bassitt, whose ERA sits at a solid 3.42 for the season. He will look to build on this effort in his next scheduled start against the Rangers.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Picks up win despite poor showing

      Chris Bassitt (3-1) surrendered five runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three over five innings Monday in a win over the Angels.Bassitt yielded a run in the second inning, two in the fourth and two more in the sixth prior to exiting the contest. Luckily for him, the Oakland Athletics were able to put six runs on the board by the time he was lifted from the ballgame. The right-hander failed to get through four full innings his last time out, so even though he wasn't at his best, Bassitt did make it through five frames and emerge victorious. He owns a 3.27 ERA and 1.14 WHIP with 47 punchouts over 41.1 innings this season.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Fails to finish four frames

      Chris Bassitt allowed three runs on three hits and six walks across 3.2 innings during Tuesday's win over the Indians. He struck out six and did not factor in the decision.Bassitt's command was all over the place as the six walks eclipsed his total from his previous four starts combined, and he ended up throwing only 47 of his 88 pitches for strikes. It's a stark contrast for the 30-year-old after he covered 15.2 innings over his last two outings. Bassitt still has a 2.48 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 44:15 K:BB across 36.1 innings, and he'll look for a rebound performance Monday versus the Angels.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Eight strong innings

      Chris Bassitt (2-1) allowed four hits and two walks while striking out seven across eight shutout innings to earn the win Thursday against the Tigers.Bassitt was given a six-run lead in the third inning but ultimately didn't need it while managing to hold the Tigers to just one extra-base hit across his eight innings of work. He stayed out of trouble by recording 16 of his 24 outs via either groundball or strikeout. While he went just five innings in two of his first three outings, he has combined to work 15.2 innings across his last two starts, allowing just three earned runs while striking out 16. He'll look to keep the strong results going in his next start, currently scheduled for Tuesday at Cleveland.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Strong showing in loss

      Chris Bassitt (1-1) allowed three earned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out nine and walking one across 7.2 innings to take the loss Thursday against the Reds.Bassitt allowed two home runs early -- one each in the first and third inning -- but held the Reds to just two hits across his last 4.2 frames. He wasn't particularly dominant -- he generated only 10 swinging strikes -- but kept the ball on the ground and required only 93 pitches to record his 23 outs. Bassitt continues to pitch well, racking up a 0.97 WHIP and 2.55 ERA across his first four starts of the season. He'll look to keep that going in his next outing, likely to come Thursday at Detroit.

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      Athletics' Chris Bassitt: Gives up two homers

      Chris Bassitt allowed three runs on five hits with six strikeouts and two walks in a no-decision against the Pirates on Saturday.The Oakland Athletics spotted Bassitt a three-run lead, but he coughed that up by allowing two home runs to Josh Bell. He then left with a one-run lead, but the bullpen gave up three runs in the loss. It was disappointing to see the 30-year-old unable to hold onto an early lead, but he is still 1-0 with a 2.12 ERA and 0.94 WHIP with 22 strikeouts in 17 frames. His next start will be Friday against the Indians at home.