toronto blue jays Right-hander Chris Basitt has been pitching in the American League East lately, but he’s been showing off against clubs in the National League West lately.
Basit (10-5, 3.92 ERA) will start Tuesday in the midfield of the three-game road series against the Away. los angeles dodgers. It will be his fourth of six games against a NL West team, and we can only hope that this game will be like his other three.
Basit kept a clean sheet in six innings against the San Diego Padres on Thursday. He has thrown a scoreless ball seven times this year, pitching at least six innings.
The Padres game was similar to his June 29 game against the San Francisco Giants, in which Basitt again recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts while keeping no runs in six innings.
Between these two performances, Basit also played against the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 15, giving up two runs in the sixth inning. His last five appearances are 3-0 with a 2.57 ERA.
With Kevin Guzman, José Berrios, Yusei Kikuchi and Alec Manoa also in the starting line-up, Basitt is as good as any of them and is the only player in the group to have double-digit wins.
“We are doing a really good job,” Basit said. Basit has a career record of 1-2 and a 4.50 ERA. dodgers with 3 starts. “But the truth of the matter is that we threw five All-Star pitchers together on one staff.
Basit will try to hold back dodgers later blue jays They won 6-3 in the 11th inning in the series opener on Monday.Dalton Versho hit a two-run double in the 11th inning, and Whit Merrifield contributed four hits.
Los Angeles will match Tuesday with lefty Julio Urias (7-6, 5.02). The 2022 National League ERA champion has endured a tumultuous season, including missing six weeks with a hamstring injury.
In Wednesday’s recent game against the Baltimore Orioles, Urias allowed eight hits and a career-high eight earned runs in five innings. Before that, he kept a clean sheet in six innings against the New York Mets.
“I don’t care about the result. I care more about feeling good. Getting more stable every time I step on the mound, that’s what I’m still looking for,” Urias said through an interpreter. “I’m still optimistic and confident that it will happen.”
In eight seasons and 151 career games (115 starts), Urias has never met. blue jays. But he knows a lot about Toronto’s Brandon Belt, a longtime member of the San Francisco Giants. 318 in 22 at-bats against Urias with two homers.
in the meantime dodgers Designated hitter JD Martinez has missed the past two games with a sore left hamstring, and fellow veteran Jason Heyward hit a home run Monday, racking up nine totals in the last two seasons and 10 home runs this season.
of blue jays He was without catcher Danny Jansen on Monday after being hit by a pitch in his left forearm against Seattle on Sunday.
–Field level media