RP,SP - OAK
James Kaprielian took the loss against the Padres on Tuesday, allowing six runs on seven hits over 4.1 innings with six strikeouts and one walk.
Kaprielian was looking good through four innings outside of a two-run home run hit by Fernando Tatis, before he allowed a two-run single to Jake Cronenworth with the bases loaded in the fifth inning when everything turned on him. He allowed no more than two runs in four of his previous five starts, but Kaprielian struggled against a tough Padres lineup.
James Kaprielian earned the win against the Angels on Tuesday, allowing five hits over six shutout innings with seven strikeouts and two walks.
Kaprielian lowered his ERA to 2.65 with another dazzling outing against the Angels, working out of every jam he faced. He has now allowed two runs or fewer in four of his last five starts.
James Kaprielian took the no-decision Saturday against Texas, allowing two runs on four hits over five innings with four strikeouts and four walks.
Outside of back-to-back home runs allowed to Adolis Garcia and Joey Gallo in the first inning, Kaprielian posted a solid performance. His command wasn't at his best though, tying a season-high with four walks.
James Kaprielian took the loss Sunday against Boston, allowing one run on five hits over seven innings with 10 strikeouts and one walk.
It was a pitchers duel in Oakland Sunday afternoon which Kaprielian came out on the losing end of. Regardless, he still lowered his ERA to 2.84 with four quality starts in his last five appearances. Despite not beginning the season as a starter, Kaprielian has quickly emerged as a dominant pitcher in the Athletics rotation.
James Kaprielian took the loss Tuesday against Texas, allowing three runs on six hits over six innings with six strikeouts.
After tossing three shutout innings, Kaprielian went on to allow one run each of the next three innings including two solo home runs hit by Joey Gallo.