McAllister a Bright Spot
The last thing the Indians could have afforded was going 2-5 last week. For all intents and purposes, the Indians playoff hopes are over. Still, a four game stretch against the Astros seemed promising for the team to get back to their winning ways. As has been a constant and frustrating theme, the Indians offense didn’t do enough to support Zach McAllister...
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Zach McAllister did give up two runs when the Astros put together three hits in the third, but even so, he made his best start since getting called up for a double header on July 19th. He struck out five in the first two innings and six total over his six inning outing.
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Zach McAllister began the year with three wins in his first four starts. The Indians are hoping he can return to that form in tonight's spot start against Houston.
The right-hander makes his first Major League start since July 31. In that game against Seattle he allowed four runs on eight hits in 3 1/3 innings, which marked his second-shortest outing of the season. After that...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Cleveland Indians have called up right-hander Zach McAllister from the minors to give their heavily worked bullpen a break.
The Indians made the move before Sunday night's game at Kansas City.
Cleveland used seven relief pitchers in Saturday's 11-inning win over the Royals. The Indians used six relievers Friday night.
McAllister was promoted from...
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18 days ago
A pitch? A ball? A balk? Regardless of the ruling, the uncertainty surrounding the pitch depicted above, coming from the hand of Tribe starter Zach McAllister, was enough to garner consideration for one of the worst pitches of July. From FanGraphs:
Pitcher: Zach McAllister
Batter: Don Kelly
Date: July 19
Location: cannot be calculated
I’m glad that people told me about this on...
CLEVELAND -- Zach McAllister is on his way to Columbus again.
The struggling right-hander has been designated for assignment after struggling again in Thursday's 6-5 loss to Seattle. McAllister had a no decision, but went just 3 1/3 innings and allowed four runs on eight hits.
In his four July starts, McAllister was 0-2 with a 5.95 ERA. After going 3-0 with a 2.28 ERA in his...
The Cleveland Indians have designated starting pitcher Zach McAllister for assignment. The team announced the move on Friday afternoon prior to opening a weekend series with the Texas Rangers. The team recalled OF Tyler Holt in a corresponding move.
OF Tyler Holt recalled from AAA
RHP Zach McAllister designated (for eventual optional assignment to Columbus)
CLEVELAND -- At the start of the season, Zach McAllister was one of the Indians' most effective pitchers. He won three of his first four starts and had an ERA of 2.28. When he takes the mound Thursday night against Seattle, the right-hander will be looking to snap a string of nine straight starts without a win.
Since beating Kansas City on April 21, McAllister has gone 0-6 with...
CLEVELAND -- Zach McAllister is hoping that the momentum he gained in Columbus can continue today.
The right-hander was called up on Saturday and will make his first major league start since May 21 as the Indians take on the White Sox. McAllister (3-4, 5.89 ERA) won three of his first four starts but went 0-4 with a 9.51 ERA in his last six. That included allowing 17 runs (16 earned...
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