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SCOTT KAZMIR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can Gavin Floyd be the 2015 Scott Kazmir?

When Cleveland Indians general manager Chris Antonetti and his team set off for San Diego and the Winter Meetings last week, there were two things at the top of their wish list: Adding a middle-of-the-order bat and improving the pitching staff. Earlier this month, they were able to cross the first item off with the acquisition of Brandon Moss. Almost out of nowhere on Tuesday...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 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
July 07, 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 your...
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 him. Kazmir had...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kazmir's near flawless A's debut reminds Indians what they're missing

OAKLAND -- Scott Kazmir still has plenty of friends in the Indians' clubhouse. They just wish Kazmir didn't have success against him. After going six-plus innings in only six of his 29 starts with the Tribe last year, Kazmir pitched 7 1/3 inning of scoreless ball in his Oakland debut as the Athletics defeated the Indians 6-1 in the afternoon portion of Wednesday's day/night doubleheader...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Day-night doubleheader on deck in Oakland

Game times: 3:30 p.m., 9 p.m. on SportsTime Ohio Scott Kazmir must wait an extra day to make his Oakland Athletics' debut against a Cleveland Indians team that gave him the chance to revive his career last season. After rain postponed Tuesday's contest, Kazmir takes the mound in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday in Oakland. "I was ready to pitch (Tuesday)," Kazmir...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians face old friend Scott Kazmir in Oakland

The Cleveland Indians took part in a bit of history and helped the Oakland Athletics create some of their own in the season opener. The Indians will now try to beat an old friend Tuesday night, while the A's attempt to avoid another 0-2 start when they send Scott Kazmir to the mound. Cleveland handed Oakland a major league-record 10th straight opening-day loss Monday, scoring twice...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcomer Kazmir a veteran presence on Athletics

Scott Kazmir is walking into a different situation with the Oakland Athletics and a most different role. At 30, he finds himself as a veteran presence on a team full of young talent. Kazmir signed a two-year, $22 million contract with the A's as a free agent. ''It's the first time that I've ever been probably four or five years older than everyone on the starting staff,'' he said...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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