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A's, Scott Kazmir dominate Giants

If the last four days were any indication, a rematch of the 1989 World Series would be as big a wipeout as the original. Of course, the A's of 25 years ago swept the Giants in four fairly lopsided games. This year's model managed to take only three of four in the annual home-and-home, but the lasting imprint was that of Oakland domination after a 6-1 victory behind Scott...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

After Samardzija's impressive debut, A's hot rotation ready for the Bay Bridge Series (Week 15 preview: Athletics/Giants)

Week 15 Preview: San Francisco Giants vs. Oakland Athletics The battle of the Bay area resumes with San Francisco crossing the Bay Bridge and taking the quick trip to Oakland to take on the Athletics in the first two games with Oakland returning the favor on Wednesday in a unique scheduling twist that has become the norm in this series. The Athletics come in fresh off a four game...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kazmir in Control as A’s Win Third Straight

Scott Kazmir was once again brilliant Saturday night, recovering from a rocky first inning to mow down Toronto hitters en route to his fifth consecutive victory at Coliseum. The southpaw tossed seven innings of one-run ball to earn his tenth win of the season as the A’s topped the Blue Jays for the third consecutive day with a 5-1 victory. “If you can get to him early,...
Via BaySportsNet
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Kazmir: The Road to Baseball Redemption

At some point, every player’s career comes to an end. Regardless of age or how good you may think you are, the powers that be can make it all go away. A few short years ago, Scott Kazmir was at a crossroads in his career. Injuries, control problems, and a lack of confidence haunted him. Whatever the cause, his career was all but over. Until 2013, Kazmir’s last appearance...
Via The GM's Perspective
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Scott Kazmir, Yoenis Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics suffered a stunning defeat last night as the Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis blasted a walk-off grand slam in the ninth inning against closer Sean Doolittle, who has now blown two consecutive saves after going 24 appearances without giving up an earned run. The night had already been a complicated one for the A's, who saw both Scott Kazmir and Yoenis...
Via MLB Injury News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez, Kazmir square off in series-opener Monday night

The Detroit Tigers own the second-best record in the AL against left-handed starters even though Scott Kazmir cruised past them about a month ago. That victory started a major roll for Kazmir that ended with a thud in his latest outing, and he'll look to regroup Monday night in the opener of the Oakland Athletics' three-game road series against the Tigers. The Tigers are...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets crush A's Scott Kazmir in his first return to Queens

For one night, the Scott Kazmir trade didn’t look so bad. Just short of a decade since the disastrous deal that sent the Mets’ former top prospect to Tampa Bay, Kazmir came to Citi Field on Tuesday for his first-ever appearance in Queens, sporting the American League’s best ERA (2.08). The A’s ace and two-time All-Star left looking about as overpowering as Victor Zambrano...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Resurgence of Scott Kazmir

Last season Scott Kazmir surprised many in the baseball community; by putting together an impressive season with the Cleveland Indians. The reason for the surprise was that he was out of the game and considered a lost cause since 2011. Coming out of high school, he was a can’t miss rocket launcher destined to be a strike out machine in the big leagues. For the first few years in...
Via The Sideline
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Drape me in Kazmir

Just as George wants to be draped in velvet, I want to be draped in Kazmir. Speaking of fabric names, when are we going to get a pitcher with a name like Velvet? Velour? Tweed? Like the very expensive, warm, comfortable fabric, Scott Kazmir ain't coming to you cheap today, $8,400 to be exact. This is no bargain basket blue light special. This is spending your money and getting...
Via Razzball
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kazmir ejected in second inning after arguing with umpire

CLEVELAND -- Scott Kazmir's return to Cleveland was a short one as he was ejected during the second inning of Saturday's game. The Oakland left-hander was tossed after issuing a walk to Jesus Aguilar with one out in the second. Before getting ejected, Kazmir appeared to say to home-plate umpire Jerry Layne "why are you messing with me?" At that point, Layne tossed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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