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A's RHP Chris Bassitt needs reconstructive elbow surgery

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt will need reconstructive surgery on his injured pitching elbow. Bassitt was examined in Cincinnati on Thursday by Dr. Timothy Kremchek who determined Bassitt needs ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow. The surgery is scheduled for Friday. Bassitt was 0-2 with a 6.11 ERA in five starts...
Via Associated Press
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

A's taking no chances with Bassitt's shoulder soreness

Chris Bassitt has been a somewhat pleasant surprise for the Oakland Athletics since being inserted into their rotation earlier this season. His 1-6 record isn't reflective of his stats (2.82 ERA in a little over 73 innings of work), and he's flashed enough promise to appear to be a contender for a rotation spot in 2016. However, his season may be over: On Tuesday, the club scratched...
Via FOX Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bassitt giving away White Sox stuff on Twitter after being traded

Chris Bassitt is packing up and heading west after he was traded to the Oakland A’s this week as part of a deal that will send All-Star pitcher Jeff Samardzija to the Windy City. And he has no intention of bringing any of his old White Sox gear with him. On Wednesday, Bassitt wrote on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Player Gets Traded Then Gives Away All Of His Crap On Twitter

  VIRAL – This might be one of the coolest and most original ideas I have ever heard from an athlete. Why not give away all of your old gear from your old team once you get traded? This is exactly what former White Sox pitcher, Chris Bassitt is doing. Dear White Sox fans, I got traded and have a lot of White Sox stuff. I want you guys to have it. #RT for a chance to win. Multiple...
Via Sports Mockery
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Semien, Chris Bassitt and third player reportedly in Samardzija trade

The Oakland A’s are having another one of their frequent firesales and are stocking up on players while dismantling their major league club. Two weeks ago, the A’s traded MVP candidate Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays. On Monday, they traded outfielder Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for second baseman prospect Joey Wendle. They...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox acquire Jeff Samardzija from A's

It has been a busy night for the Chicago White Sox (and fake reporters). Before people could even finish wagging their fingers at GM Rick Hahn for giving a massive four-year deal to closer David Robertson, Hahn completed a much rumored deal for the White Sox to acquire Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics for IF Marcus Semien, SP Chris Bassitt and an additional player. ...
Via The Outside Corner
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox pitcher Chris Bassitt gets first big league win, slows Tigers

  Chris Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, and the Chicago White Sox slowed Detroit's chase of the American League Central title with a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Monday night. Detroit is one game ahead of the second-place Royals, who beat Cleveland 2-0 in their regularly scheduled game. Hours earlier, the Indians finished off a victory in...
Via Associated Press
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bassitt and White Sox slow down Tigers, 2-0

DETROIT (AP) Chris Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, and the Chicago White Sox slowed Detroit's chase of the AL Central title with a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Monday night. Detroit remained 1 1/2 games ahead of the second-place Royals, pending the result of their regularly scheduled game in Cleveland. Hours earlier, the Indians finished...
Via Associated Press
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WSox call up RHPs Bassitt, Surkamp for twinbill

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitchers Chris Bassitt and Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Charlotte for their split doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Bassitt replaced right-handed pitcher Scott Carroll, who was optioned to the Triple-A affiliate after a 7-1 loss against the Tigers on Friday night. Bassitt had a 3-1 record and 1.56 ERA in six...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Chris Bassitt Be A Chicago White Sox Starter?

While the White Sox can sneak up on the Tigers and make some noise this year, Manager Robin Ventura will have time to evaluate players and tinker with his roster. One of those question marks coming into Spring Training is right-hander Chris Bassit. In today’s article on Grantland, columnist and author Jonah Keri makes mention of Bassitt, naming him a non-roster invitee to watch...
Via Sports Mockery
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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