SP,RP - OAK
Jesus Luzardo took a no-decision on Wednesday when he allowed four runs on five hits with two strikeouts and two walks over 4 1/3 innings in Oakland's Game 3 ALDS win over the Astros.
Luzardo allowed a pair of runs in the first inning, including a solo shot to Jose Altuve. He kept Houston at bay until the bottom of the fifth inning when Aledmys Diaz cracked a two-run shot off of him before he was replaced by Yusmeiro Petit. The young left-hander has had a rough go this postseason, posting a 8.22 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, and a 7:2 K/BB ratio over 7 2/3 innings (two starts).
Jesus Luzardo is scheduled start Game 3 of the ALDS against the Astros.
Luzardo allowed three runs on six hits while striking out five over three 1/3 innings in his last playoff start. He will look to redeem himself on Wednesday. The Athletics are down 2-0 in the ALDS against the Astros.
Jesus Luzardo took the loss on Tuesday when he allowed three runs on six hits while striking out five across 3 1/3 innings in the A's 4-1 loss to the White Sox Game 1 of the Wild Card Round.
All three of Luzardo's runs came via the long ball as Adam Engel took him deep for a solo blast and Jose Abreu parked a two-run shot. The White Sox had not lost a game in the regular season when facing a left-handed starter and that streak continued on Tuesday. The A's will now turn to Chris Bassitt for Game 2 with their backs against the wall as they look to force a Game 3 against the White Sox.
Jesus Luzardo will start Tuesday’s Game 1 of the Wild Card round against the White Sox.
Luzardo was officially name starter for Game 1 of the Wild Card round against the White Sox. He was used out of the bullpen in his last outing to keep him fresh for the playoffs. Luzardo finished 2020 with a (3-2) record with a 4.12 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 59 strikeouts over 59 innings. The 27-year-old is intriguing option for Tuesday’s DFS slate.
Jesus Luzardo gave up three runs on three hits with three walks over three innings of relief in the A's 5-1 loss to the Dodgers on Thursday.
Luzardo came out of the bullpen in relief of starter Mike Fiers . He didn't look all that great and lacked command, giving up three runs in the bottom of the sixth, including one via a bases-loaded walk. The left-hander came out of the pen in order to stay on schedule for a potential playoff start next week. His last start was on Sunday so Thursday's appearance kept him on track. He finishes the regular season with a 4.12 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, and 59 strikeouts over 59 innings pitched.