Houser (thumb) covered 3.1 innings in Sunday's 11-3 exhibition loss to the Athletics, surrendering two hits and two walks while striking out three.
Houser's results were decent enough, but the more notable takeaway here is that he was able to keep ramping up his workload after a minor thumb injury resulted in a precautionary exit in his previous outing last week. The right-hander looks to have a spot in the Milwaukee rotation locked up, but he may not be trusted to work deep into games even on days he's pitching well. He only reached six innings three times in his 18 starts last season and lost out on some strikeouts as a result, though the Brewers' conservative use of him probably spared him of further damage to his ratios.
Houser (thumb) is starting Sunday's split-squad game against the Athletics.
The right-hander exited Monday's outing with thumb tightness, but his relatively quick return to game action confirms it was a precautionary measure. Houser solidified himself as a starter last year with a 3.72 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 117:37 K:BB over 111.1 innings, and he enters 2020 with a firm spot in the Brewers' rotation.
Houser's removal from his outing Monday against the White Sox due to thumb tightness was purely precautionary, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
General manager David Stearns didn't sound particularly concerned following the game, and the pitcher himself echoed similar sentiments Tuesday. It remains to be seen when he'll get back on the mound, but it doesn't sound as if a trip to the injured list to start the season is likely.
Houser left Monday's B game with thumb tightness, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
Houser was scheduled to throw three innings in Monday's game, but he exited after 2.1 innings after he experienced a little thumb tightness. General manager David Stearns downplayed the severity following the game, saying that Houser left because he didn't want to push it. His status is worth monitoring going forward, but early reports are that the issue could be relatively minor.
Houser tossed two scoreless innings in Thursday's spring game against the Royals. He allowed one hit and one walk and struck out two.
Thursday's appearance was the second of the spring for Houser, who threw one more inning than he did four days before and gave up the same number of runs. Houser ended last season on a roll, and he's on track to open the season as either the Brewers' No. 2 or No. 3 starter.
Houser allowed a hit and a walk over four shutout innings Sunday, striking out five in the extra-innings loss to Colorado.
Houser left the game too early to earn a personal win but the Rockies tacking four unanswered runs on the Brewers' bullpen would've spoiled it anyway. The 26-year-old lowered his ERA to 3.72 alongside a 117:37 K:BB over 111.1 innings. Houser's season may be finished with Milwaukee facing a tough test in Washington for the NL Wild Card game.
Houser will start Sunday's game at Colorado, Robert Murray of The Athletic reports.
The 26-year-old receives the starting nod for the final game of the regular season as the Brewers have one last chance to potentially catch the Cardinals in the NL Central. Houser has a 3.52 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 58:15 K:BB over 53.2 innings (11 starts) since rejoining the starting rotation at the end of July, but he'll have a tall task at Coors Field on Sunday. The right-hander completed five innings during only one of his five starts in September as manager Craig Counsell has taken full advantage of the expanded bullpen options. It would be Houser's final start of the season should Milwaukee be unable to advance to the NLDS.
Houser allowed two earned runs on three hits and no walks while striking out three across four innings Tuesday against the Reds. He did not factor into the decision.
Houser allowed all three of his hits in the first inning, including two doubles. However, he consistently got the Reds to beat the ball into the ground and held them without a hit in his next three innings of work. While Houser has been effective as a starter of late, he's not working deep into games, failing to complete five innings in four of his last five appearances. He is currently projected to draw the team's final start of the regular season Sunday, but will have a tough matchup at Coors Field.
Houser (6-7) took the loss Wednesday as the Brewers fell 2-1 to the Padres. He allowed two runs on three hits over five innings while striking out five.
The right-hander made only one real mistake among his 70 pitches (46 strikes), but rookie Seth Mejias-Brean launched it into the seats for a two-run shot in the third inning. Houser will carry a 3.83 ERA and 109:36 K:BB through 103.1 innings into his next start Tuesday in Cincinnati.
Houser (6-6) took the loss Friday as the Brewers were routed 10-0 by the Cardinals, allowing four runs on four hits and three walks over three innings while striking out five.
Paul Goldschmidt's third-inning grand slam accounted for all the damage off Houser, but that was more than enough with Milwaukee's bats coming up empty on the night. The right-hander will carry a 3.84 ERA and 104:36 K:BB through 98.1 innings into his next outing Wednesday, at home against the Padres.
Houser allowed three runs on four hits and a walk over four innings Sunday, striking out six batters in the win over the Cubs. He did not factor in the decision.
Houser gave up all three runs during an ugly third inning. The 26-year-old had allowed exactly one earned run in each of his previous five outings and his ERA now sits at 3.59. Houser will take the mound in St. Louis on Friday.
Houser threw 4.1 innings in a no-decision against the Astros on Monday, giving up one earned run on five hits, striking out six and walking two as the Brewers eventually fell 3-2 in 10 innings.
He did well to hold a tough Astros lineup to a single run, but Houser couldn't quite reach the five-inning threshold that would have qualified him for a decision, as he wasn't very efficient in tossing 98 pitches. The 26-year-old is still posting respectable numbers in 2019, as he's got a 3.45 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and a 93:32 K:BB over 91.1 innings.
Houser (hip) is listed as the Brewers' starting pitcher for Monday's game against the Astros.
Houser's inclusion on the Brewers' pitching schedule to begin the upcoming week implies that the left hip discomfort that prompted his early exit in Tuesday's outing against the Cardinals won't be a hindrance moving forward. While he'll get a tough draw against a powerful Houston offense, Houser could make for a decent lineup option in weekly leagues with a second turn set to come the following weekend versus the Cubs. Houser has posted a 2.43 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 33:9 K:BB in 33.1 innings in his six starts since rejoining the Milwaukee rotation July 30.
Houser (hip) said after his early departure in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Cardinals that he's hopeful to make his next turn through the rotation Sept. 2 versus the Astros, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
Houser was cruising along to his fourth straight strong start in a row Tuesday before being pulled after five innings with left hip discomfort. When speaking to the media about the matter afterward, Houser said he didn't feel he had his best command while pitching through the issue, prompting the Brewers to pull him from the contest early. After receiving treatment from the training staff over the next few days, Houser believes he'll be good to go next week. If Houser doesn't progress as quickly as hoped, a team off day Thursday coupled with the expanded roster in September would allow the Brewers to give the righty as much time as he needs to heal up without having to place him on the injured list.
Houser was removed after five innings Tuesday against the Cardinals due to left hip discomfort, Sophia Minnaert of Fox Sports Wisconsin reports.
Houser allowed only one run on four hits Tuesday but was pulled after only 74 pitches due to the hip issue. The right-hander's next turn through the rotation lines up for Monday versus the Astros, and it's currently unclear whether he's expected to be available.
Houser allowed one run on four hits and two walks over five innings Tuesday versus the Cardinals. He struck out two and did not factor in the decision.
Houser was pulled after only 74 pitches before facing the order a third time as he struggled with his command Tuesday, throwing only 39 strikes. The 26-year-old has a 2.43 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 33:9 K:BB in six starts since rejoining the starting rotation at the end of July, and he lines up for a tough matchup Monday versus the Astros.
Houser improved his record to 6-5 after limiting the Cardinals to three runs (one earned) on six hits and two walks while striking out six in 5.1 innings Wednesday in the Brewers' 5-3 victory.
Houser struggled in most of his initial starting chances this season, but the right-hander seems to be hitting his stride since re-entering the rotation in late July. He's now allowed exactly one earned run in three straight starts and owns a 2.54 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 31:7 K:BB in 28.1 innings over his last five turns. Neither Brandon Woodruff (oblique) nor Jhoulys Chacin (lat) is expected back from the 10-day injured list until at least mid-September. so Houser should enjoy some decent security in the Milwaukee rotation.
Houser allowed one run on two hits with two walks and four strikeouts across seven innings during a no-decision against the Nationals on Friday.
The 26-year-old didn't record as many strikeouts as in his last outing, but he's yielded just two runs in his last 13 frames. While he failed to record the win, Houser is still 3-1 with a 2.89 ERA in his last seven appearances. Overall, he is 5-5 with a 3.76 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 79 strikeouts in 76.2 innings this season. Houser is scheduled to pitch again at the Cardinals on Wednesday.
Houser will start Saturday's game against the Rangers, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Houser gave up four runs on nine hits over five innings during his last start, but he'll receive another turn through the rotation since Zach Davies (back) was placed on the injured list. Houser has mostly struggled as a starter this season with a 6.82 ERA, 1.82 WHIP and 32:12 K:BB over 33 innings.
Houser (4-5) allowed four runs on nine hits and a walk over five innings Sunday, striking out five and taking the loss to the Cubs.
Houser's day started off on the wrong foot when he was taken deep by Jason Heyward for a leadoff shot. He gave up two more runs in the second inning before giving up another solo homer to Kyle Schwarber in the fifth. Houser's ERA ballooned up to 4.24 and he's now 0-5 in eight starts this season. It's unclear if he'll get another turn in the rotation after this one.
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