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The Blue Jays’ Bullpen Needs Help Now, More Than Ever

If it wasn’t already blatantly apparent that the Blue Jays needed bullpen help, it is now. It was another poor performance from select members of the Blue Jays’ bullpen and yet another missed opportunity as the Blue Jays dropped the second game of their series to the Seattle Mariners by a score of 14-5. Many might focus on R.A. Dickey and the shortest outing of his career since...
Via Blue Jay Hunter
16 hours ago

WATCH: Chavez discusses his journey from the MLB Draft to the Blue Jays

Jesse Chavez sits down with Hazel Mae and talks about what it is like to be drafted and his journey to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Via SportsNetCanada
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rangers, Blue Jays get into bench-clearing brawl

If you were wondering when the Texas Rangers would enact revenge on the Toronto Blue Jays for the Jose Bautista bat flip, Sunday afternoon was the time. And, boy, was it a doozy. Texas reliever Matt Bush hit Bautista with a pitch that sent the Toronto slugger to first. Then, a ground ball went in the direction of Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, who tossed it to Rougned Odor...
Via The Sports Daily
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

World Series Champs nothing the Oakland A’s can’t handle

It was another battle of the bay Thursday evening when the Oakland A’s took on defending World Series Champions, the San Fransisco Giants on their spring training home turf. While these two clubs have met before this preseason, this game was more telling about how each team has progressed throughout spring training. It was clear to anyone watching the broadcasted 7pm ballgame ...
Via isportsweb.com
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s early fan favorites- did yours make it?

As a loyal Oakland A’s fan who has paid excessive attention to spring training (regardless that the preseason play is not an effective predictor) there have been a few select players that have caught my eye. With excellent fielding, batting skills and a great attitude, their behavior on the field and in the dugout has made me want to know more about these stand out athletes. The...
Via isportsweb.com
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jesse Chavez flashes quick reflexes on comebacker

If Jesse Chavez was a split second slower or Michael Saunders’ line drive was hit a hair differently, this could have been a scary moment. Instead, it’s an incredible defensive play. In the 4th inning of Monday night’s game in Oakland, Saunders hit a screamer right at Chavez on the mound. Luckily, Chavez was able to get his glove up in time — not only was he able to save...
Via The Outside Corner
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: What in the Jesse Chavez Is Going On Here?

Typically when a 30 year old pitcher gets off to a hot start in April, we can look at a few numbers to get a feel for what’s going on. There’s usually a track record to fall back on, some statistical analysis that can be done that makes evaluating him easier and projectable moving forward. Occasionally, there’s a Jesse Chavez. The Oakland A’s right-hander is getting his...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Could this be Jesse Chavez’s breakout season?

Jesse Chavez Oakland A’s newest starter, right-handed pitcher Jesse Chavez, is finally making a name for himself in the major leagues. Chavez joined the Athletics organization in 2012 and immediately became their designated long-reliever. He had yet to start a game in the O.co Coliseum until 2014 when he squeaked his way into the starting rotation after numerous pitchers incurred...
Via isportsweb.com
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Startlingly Effective Jesse Chavez’s Repertoire, Illustrated

On April 9th at Minnesota, Oakland right-hander Jesse Chavez recorded a 9:0 strikeout-to-walk ratio against 26 batters over 7.0 innings, en route to a single-game 1.79 xFIP (box). Yesterday (Monday), Oakland right-hander Jesse Chavez — in this case, away at Anaheim — recorded a 9:0 strikeout-to-walk ratio against 26 batters over 7.0 innings, en route […]
Via Fangraphs
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Right-handed reliever Chavez agrees to one-year deal with A's

Right-handed reliever Jesse Chavez has reached agreement on a $775,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. The team made the announcement Tuesday. Chavez's deal is not guaranteed. He went 2-4 with a career-low 3.92 ERA and one save in 35 appearances over two 2013 stints with the two-time defending AL West champions. He made $500,000. Oakland's remaining players eligible...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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