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Jesse Chavez
4.18 7-15 136
Team: TorontoHt / Wt: 6-2 / 160 NFBC ADP: 442.29
Position: SPBorn: 8/21/1983 Birthplace: Victorville, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 42nd Round by Rangers (2002)

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Nov. 20 5:29 PM PT6:29 PM MT7:29 PM CT8:29 PM ET20:29 ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST8:59 PM VEN5:29 UAE (+1)7:29 PM CT-Toronto has acquired Chavez from Oakland for fellow pitcher Liam Hendriks.
Analysis: Chavez has spent the past two seasons as a swingman with the A's and went 7-15 with a 4.18 ERA in 30 games this year, including 26 starts. The 32-year-old righty made nine appearances with Toronto in 2012 and had an 8.44 ERA before being acquired by Oakland for cash. Chavez is eligible for arbitration this winter and can become a free agent after the 2016 season.
Sep. 15 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET18:59 ET22:59 GMT6:59 3:59 PM MST5:59 PM EST6:29 PM VEN2:59 UAE (+1)5:59 PM CT-Chavez has a non-displaced rib fracture on the right side and will miss the remainder of the season.
Analysis: Athletics manager Bob Melvin said the club is not certain how the injury occurred. It's possible the injury happened when Chavez was trying to brace himself before being hit in the hip by a batted ball Sunday against the Texas Rangers. Cody Martin, who pitched last on Sept. 7 at Triple-A Nashville, will start in Chavez's place.
Sep. 12 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET17:41 ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST5:11 PM VEN1:41 UAE (+1)4:41 PM CT-Chavez fell to 7-15 on Friday.
Analysis: The journeyman was charged with three runs in six innings for his AL-worst 15th defeat. He has a 7.64 ERA in his last four starts.
Aug. 31 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Chavez did not get a decision on Sunday.
Analysis: The journeyman committed an error and failed to get through the fifth inning for the second straight outing.
Aug. 20 12:45 PM PT1:45 PM MT2:45 PM CT3:45 PM ET15:45 ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 PM MST2:45 PM EST3:15 PM VEN23:45 UAE2:45 PM CT-Chavez improved to 7-12 after an excellent start Wednesday, holding the Dodgers to two runs in eight innings of a 5-2 victory.
Analysis: Chavez is 5-4 with a 2.56 ERA in his last nine home starts.
Aug. 13 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET10:57 ET14:57 GMT22:57 7:57 AM MST9:57 AM EST10:27 AM VEN18:57 UAE9:57 AM CT-Chavez will start against his former team in place of Sonny Gray on Thursday afternoon. Chavez pitched in nine games for Toronto in 2012. He is 6-11 with a 3.73 ERA.
Analysis: Gray has been scratched from his start because of back spasms.
Aug. 9 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET20:37 ET0:37 GMT8:37 5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST8:07 PM VEN4:37 UAE (+1)7:37 PM CT-Chavez held the Astros to one run on seven hits in seven innings on Saturday.
Analysis: Chavez pitched into the sixth inning for the first time since July 19. He picked up his sixth win and lowered his ERA to 3.73.
July 4 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET15:40 ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST3:10 PM VEN23:40 UAE2:40 PM CT-Chavez lost his second straight start Friday.
Analysis: Chavez gave up four runs and nine hits in his 6 1-3 innings. He did not walk anyone and struck out four.
June 18 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET16:41 ET20:41 GMT4:41 1:41 PM MST3:41 PM EST4:11 PM VEN0:41 UAE (+1)3:41 PM CT-Chavez limited San Diego to one run and three hits over seven innings while striking out 11 in a 16-2 victory for the A's on Wednesday.
Analysis: Chavez owns a 2.06 ERA in his last five. Even with Wednesday's outburst, his run-support average sits at just 2.63.
June 7 12:09 PM PT1:09 PM MT2:09 PM CT3:09 PM ET15:09 ET19:09 GMT3:09 12:09 PM MST2:09 PM EST2:39 PM VEN23:09 UAE2:09 PM CT-Chavez fell to 2-6 on Saturday.
Analysis: Chavez allowed four runs and 10 hits in five innings. "First two innings again I felt like I was a little bit fighting myself," he said.
May 27 8:21 AM PT9:21 AM MT10:21 AM CT11:21 AM ET11:21 ET15:21 GMT23:21 8:21 AM MST10:21 AM EST10:51 AM VEN19:21 UAE10:21 AM CT-Chavez lost his second straight start Tuesday and third consecutive decision dating to a win at Minnesota on May 5. He was charged with an unearned run in a 1-0 loss.
Analysis: Chavez dropped to 0-4 in 10 career appearances and three starts against the Tigers.
May 6 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Chavez allowed one run - none earned - and four hits with seven strikeouts over 7 1-3 innings in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Chavez is 1-2 with a 2.45 ERA with 16 strikeouts in three starts this season.

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