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JESSE CHAVEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Top San Francisco Giants 6-4

It was a big week for Jesse Chavez, as the right-hander’s wife gave birth to the couple’s third daughter on Tuesday. It was a big night for Chavez on Thursday, as the 31-year-old continues to make his pitch for the final rotation spot. The results were mixed for Chavez, as the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 in Cactus-League edition of Bay Bridge baseball...
Via BaySportsNet
4 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s Pitcher Jesse Chavez Has A Nice Work Truck

  This embed is invalid" /> That’s new A’s third baseman Brett Lawrie hanging on pitcher Jesse Chavez’s truck in Arizona, presumably at their Spring Training facility in Mesa. I’m guessing that truck doesn’t get very good gas mileage. You can’t really blame Jesse, 31, for enjoying life a little bit with a military surplus truck. He will...
Via Busted Coverage
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesse Chavez is a diamond in the rough for the Oakland A’s

Jesse Chavez   Urban Dictionary defines a diamond in the rough as someone or something that has hidden exceptional characteristics and future potential. For the Oakland A’s, Jesse Chavez embodies that definition. Player Development In seven years of MLB service, Chavez has played for five different teams in a variety of capacities. From middle relief to starting, he has made...
Via isportsweb.com
January 17, 2015  |  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 AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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