Eovaldi allowed six runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out five over 4.1 innings in a victory over Detroit on Thursday. He didn't factor into the decision.
Facing the Tigers for the first time since 2015, Eovaldi just couldn't find a way to silence their bats. The 31-year-old gave up a season-worst six runs during his shortest start of the year. It was the first time this year Eovaldi was unable to pitch at least five innings. Luckily, his teammates made up for it offensively, racking up 12 runs en route to the win. The right-hander will bring a 4.62 ERA and 1.23 WHIP into his next projected start Tuesday against Oakland.
Eovaldi (4-2) allowed one run on four hits and two walks over six frames Friday, striking out five and earning a win over the Rangers.
Eovaldi didn't have too much pressure on him Friday as he took the mound in the first inning with a 4-0 lead already in place. Brock Holt drove in a run with an RBI single in the second but the Rangers only put one baserunner in scoring position after that. He lowered his season ERA to 3.63 through 34.2 innings this season. Eovaldi is slated to face Detroit at home next week.
Eovaldi (3-2) picked up the loss Saturday against Seattle, giving up five runs (four earned) in five innings, striking out three while walking one and allowing seven hits.
The Mariners jumped on Eovaldi early and often. Four runners reached base in the first inning on three singles and a hit by pitch, with Eovaldi lucky to escape with just one run on the board. He gave up three more in the second thanks for a Kyle Seager triple and a wild pitch, with one more run scoring on an error in the fifth. Eovaldi's first four outings were strong enough that he still owns a 3.77 ERA on the year.
Eovaldi (3-1) secured the win after allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out 10 across 6.1 innings Monday against the White Sox.
Eovaldi gave up the first run of the contest in the top of the first inning on a double to left, but the Red Sox would respond with six runs in the bottom half of the frame. The right-hander pounded the strike zone in his afternoon outing, firing 75 of 100 pitches for strikes. He would later exit with a 10-4 lead. Through four starts in 2021, he owns a 3.04 ERA and 1.06 WHIP with a 24:4 K:BB across 23.2 innings. Eovaldi's next start lines up for Saturday against Seattle.
Eovaldi (2-1) allowed two runs on five hits while striking out five across five innings in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Twins. He earned the win.
Eovaldi had allowed just one run in each of his first two starts of the season, and while he was unable to keep that streak going, he still limited the damage to just two runs and five baserunners before departing the contest. Eovaldi now owns a 2.08 ERA across his first 17 innings and will look to keep this strong run going in his next scheduled start at home against the White Sox on April 19.
Eovaldi (1-1) earned the win Wednesday against the Rays, giving up one run on three hits and three walks while fanning seven across seven innings.
Eovaldi allowed just one run across 5.1 innings in his season debut last week; he delivered another strong performance and was able to go deep enough into the game to earn the win and quality start. Eovaldi has now allowed only one run in each of his first two starts of the campaign and will look to keep the run going in his next scheduled turn in the rotation, set for April 13 on the road against the Twins.
Eovaldi (0-1) took the loss Friday as the Red Sox fell 3-0 to the Orioles, giving up one run on four hits and a walk over 5.1 innings while striking out four.
The right-hander engaged in a pitchers' duel with John Means and exited the game in the sixth inning with the score still 0-0, but Eovaldi got saddled with the loss when Matt Andriese allowed his inherited runner to score. Eovaldi is coming off a strong 2020, posting career highs in strikeout and walks rates, and despite the disappointing result Friday he was able to pick up where he left off. He's lined up to face the Rays at home Wednesday for his next start.
Eovaldi and the Red Sox won't play the Orioles on Thursday after their Opening Day game was postponed due to rain, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
The two teams are now scheduled to play their season opener Friday, which was initially set to be an off day for both sides. Eovaldi and the other members of the Red Sox's Opening Day rotation will presumably all be pushed back a day in the pitching schedule.
Eovaldi has been named the new starter for Opening Day against the Orioles, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Eduardo Rodriguez was previously given the honor, but his start to the season has been pushed back while he deals with a dead arm period. Eovaldi will instead receive the Opening Day nod rather than starting the second game of the season Saturday as previously expected. The 31-year-old is coming off a strong 2020 campaign in which he posted a 3.72 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 52:7 K:BB over 48.1 innings.
Eovaldi allowed four runs on seven hits while striking out three over four innings in Sunday's spring game against the Twins.
Eovaldi was largely unscathed through the first three innings, executing the game plan of pounding the zone, but it came unglued in the fourth when he allowed three runs and five hits. "He was good, pounding the strike zone," manager Alex Cora told Ian Browne of MLB.com. "Home run, [Buxton] hit the ball hard, [Miguel] Sano on the breaking ball, but besides that, obviously we don't like the hits, but it's weak contact and the more he pounds the strike zone with his stuff, he's going to be successful and we like that." Eovaldi threw 64 pitches (51 strikes) and 10 of them lit up 100 mph on the radar gun. He'll get two more starts before the end of camp and is on schedule to start the second game of the regular season.
Eovaldi pitched a three-inning simulated game Tuesday, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports. He allowed a run on two hits and a walk while striking out four.
Abraham believes Eovaldi was squeezed on one call, which could have turned one of the walks into a strikeout. Eovaldi had been scheduled to start Saturday, but he was pushed back due to personal reasons. This outing serves as his second spring start.
Eovaldi, who had been scheduled to start Saturday, is having his next spring start pushed back to Tuesday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
Boston manager Alex Cora was quick to point out this is not due to injury, but rather it was because Eovaldi missed a day of preparation for personal reasons, and the club wants to proceed with caution. Tuesday's start will be Eovladi's second Grapefruit League outing.
Eovaldi allowed two runs on two hits and one walk while striking out two over 1.1 innings in Sunday's spring game against the Twins.
Eovaldi told Christopher Smith of MassLive.com that it felt like he was rushing his delivery and his offspeed stuff wasn't very good. However, he was pleased with the fastball that averaged 97.9 mph and topped out at 99.5.
Eovaldi will start the Red Sox's spring opener against the Twins on Sunday, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.
Eovaldi is slightly ahead of other starters in terms of progression. While Eovaldi will kick off the spring season, Eduardo Rodriguez is expected to be Boston's Opening Day starter.
Eovaldi threw his first live batting practice of spring training Saturday and is at full health, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Eovaldi noted after the session that his arm felt fresh and said the decreased workload of the 2020 season could benefit his potential to stay healthy in 2021. In eight full seasons in the majors, Eovaldi has topped 150 innings only twice. In nine starts last year, he posted a solid 3.72 ERA and 1.20 WHIP with a 52:7 K:BB across 48.1 frames.
Eovaldi (4-2) pitched six shutout innings, allowing seven hits and a walk while striking out eight in a win over the Orioles on Wednesday.
Eovaldi was locked in during this start, and the Red Sox offense gave him plenty of breathing room. The right-hander didn't allow a run over his last 11 innings this season. He finishes the season with a 3.72 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 52:7 K:BB across 48.1 innings.
Eovaldi (3-2) secured the win after allowing two hits and striking out seven over five scoreless innings Thursday against the Marlins.
Eovaldi displayed excellent control in this one, firing first-pitch strikes to 13 of the 19 batters he faced. The Red Sox scored two runs in the top of the sixth, putting Eovaldi in line for the victory. The right-hander has looked sharp over his last three outings, surrendering just two runs on eight hits while fanning 17 over 15 innings.
Eovaldi allowed a leadoff home run in a no-decision against the Rays on Saturday. He gave up one run on three hits while striking out four over three innings.
Eovaldi hadn't pitched in 22 days, so it was natural to wonder if he would be rusty. That appeared to be the case when the first batter he faced, Austin Meadows, took him deep, but Eovaldi settled in after that. He'll get two more starts over the last 13 games to build momentum toward 2021. Eovaldi's next start comes Friday at home against the Yankees.
Eovaldi (calf) was activated from the injured list as expected and will start against the Rays on Saturday.
Eovaldi hasn't pitched in over three weeks with a strained right calf. He's trimmed his ERA by over a run this season, though it still sits at an unimpressive 4.98. Matt Hall was optioned in a corresponding move.
Eovaldi (calf) will be activated off the 10-day injured list to start Saturday at Tampa Bay, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.
The veteran right-hander will end up missing just under two weeks with the mild calf strain. Eovaldi had his best start of the season in his previous outing with seven one-run innings, and he'll look to pick up where he left off against the Rays.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/06||vs DET||W 12-9||4.1||7||6||1||5|
|04/30||@ TEX||W 6-1||1||6.0||4||1||2||5|
|04/24||vs SEA||L 2-8||1||5.0||8||5||1||3|
|04/19||vs CHW||W 11-4||1||6.1||9||4||0||10|
|04/14||@ MIN||W 3-2||1||5.0||5||2||0||3|
|04/07||vs TB||W 9-2||1||7.0||3||1||3||7|
|04/02||vs BAL||L 0-3||1||5.1||4||1||1||4|
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|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2010||AFA-Inland Empire 66ers||85.0||16||14||2||3||5||0||58||33||99||4.45||1.553|
|2018||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||6.0||3||3||0||0||0||0||7||0||6||4.50||1.000|
|2019||AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox||1.0||1||0||0||0||0||0||3||1||0||0.00||1.000|