SP,RP - Los Angeles Angels
Chase Silseth has been placed on the 7-day concussion IL, retroactive to August 27th.
Silseth had to leave his last start early after being hit in the head on a ball being thrown from first to third. It's unclear how long he will miss, but it will be at least until Sunday. Griffin Canning recently returned to the rotation and should continue to while Silseth is out.
Chase Silseth was removed from Saturday's start early after being hit in the head by a throw from first to third base.
Silseth was on the ground for a while but was able to get up and walk off the field with some assistance. A clearer picture of the injury should come soon, but it's likely that he will be forced to miss some time.
Silseth turned in an impressive performance on Monday, allowing just three hits and no walks over five innings while striking out four in the Angels' 4-1 win against the Braves.
This outing lowered his season ERA to 3.99 and his WHIP to 1.33 through 11 games, showcasing his ability to limit baserunners and keep runs off the board. With a solid strikeout rate of 8.9 K/9 and a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 1.93, Silseth has been a reliable option out of the bullpen and in the rotation for the Angels this season.
Chase Silseth turned in an impressive performance on Wednesday, striking out 10 batters over 5.2 innings of work as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the New York Yankees by a score of 7-3.
Silseth allowed four hits and two walks, resulting in just one earned run. With this outing, Silseth's season stats now include a 4.44 ERA, a 1.48 WHIP, and a solid 9.2 K/9 ratio.
Silseth lasted just 3.1 innings, allowing six hits and a walk while striking out five, leading to his first loss of the season as the Angels fell to the Orioles 7-3.
Silseth now has a 5.40 ERA on the season. He struggled to keep the Baltimore offense in check, giving up four earned runs on 80 pitches.