Waiver Wired: Jesse Chavez Could make a Big Splash

Quick!!! Name the starting pitcher with a 0-0 record over three starts with an 11.0 K:BB,  a 1.35 ERA and a 0.85 WHIP who is owned in 36% of Yahoo! leagues and 71% of CBS leagues?  Give up? I present to you: Oakland Athletics 30 year old journeyman: Jesse Chavez (SP) If you were to [...]
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The Startlingly Effective Jesse Chavez’s Repertoire, Illustrated

On April 9th at Minnesota, Oakland right-hander Jesse Chavez recorded a 9:0 strikeout-to-walk ratio against 26 batters over 7.0 innings, en route to a single-game 1.79 xFIP (box). Yesterday (Monday), Oakland right-hander Jesse Chavez — in this case, away at Anaheim — recorded a 9:0 strikeout-to-walk ratio against 26 batters over 7.0 innings, en route […]
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Jaso Pinch-Hit Homers A’s To Come From Behind Victory Over Halos

It was a night for the Southern California local guys wearing green and gold to shine for the A’s. Jesse Chavez, from Fontana, about a  45 minute drive from Anaheim, turned in another brilliant pitching performance, lasting seven innings of two run (one earned run) ball. Chavez allowed four hits and struck out nine Angels’ batters without allowing a walk. The only earned run...
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Athletics-Angels Preview

In his first full season as a starting pitcher, Jesse Chavez has been a pleasant surprise for the Oakland Athletics.
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Jesse Chavez Has Career Best Game, Jim Johnson Melts Down Again, A’s Win In Extras

Jesse Chavez is certainly doing his part to settle any concerns A’s fans may have had about the loss of Jarrod Parker in the rotation this season. Chavez pitched his way to what should have been his first win of the season, were it not for a ninth inning melt down by closer Jim Johnson. The 30-year old starter, and former long-man in the bullpen, has brilliant since being stretched...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Jesse Chavez ignored thin chances to become starter

After kicking around the fringes of the major leagues for six years, during which his wife, Crystal, worked as a longshoreman to help support the family, Jesse Chavez finally has a home in a starting rotation. Finding such a spot at the age of 30 is most unusual, but there's not much in the way of routine when it comes to Chavez, who will start Wednesday's game at Minnesota...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Right-handed reliever Chavez agrees to one-year deal with A's

Right-handed reliever Jesse Chavez has reached agreement on a $775,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. The team made the announcement Tuesday. Chavez's deal is not guaranteed. He went 2-4 with a career-low 3.92 ERA and one save in 35 appearances over two 2013 stints with the two-time defending AL West champions. He made $500,000. Oakland's remaining players...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Recall Pitcher Jesse Chavez

MLB News: The Oakland Athletics recalled pitcher Jesse Chavez from Triple-A Sacramento. The 29-year old who owns a 5.99 earned run average was doing decent in the strike out department for Sacramento, striking out more than one per inning in three starts. Fantasy Ramifications: Let history be the teacher here. A career 5.99 ERA is simply something that shouldn’t even be considered...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland recalls RHP Chavez from minors

The Oakland Athletics have recalled right-hander Jesse Chavez from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned pitcher Evan Scribner to the Pacific Coast League club. The moves were made Saturday, one day after Scribner threw three innings after Athletics starter Brett Anderson left after the first inning with a sprained right ankle in an 8-3 loss to Tampa Bay. Oakland manager Bob Melvin...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays trade RHP Chavez to Oakland for cash

The Toronto Blue Jays sold right-hander Jesse Chavez to the Oakland Athletics on Friday. The 29-year-old Chavez split this season between Toronto and Triple-A Las Vegas. He was 1-1 with an 8.44 ERA in two starts and seven relief appearances for the Blue Jays. Chavez is 7-11 with a 5.74 ERA in 152 games for Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Kansas City and Toronto. The deal was announced before...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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