|July 1 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs Tuesday to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2.
Analysis: Salazar retired the first 15 batters and allowed one run and two hits in 7 2-3 innings. "That guy Salazar, his stuff is as good as anybody in baseball," Rays manager Kevin Cash said.
|June 24 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET17:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)4:08 PM CT-Salazar had one of his worst starts in a 7-3 loss to Detroit on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Salazar (6-3, 4.06 ERA) matched a career high by allowing seven runs in 4 1-3 innings. He was 2-1 with a 3.03 ERA in his previous six starts.
|June 13 3:05 PM PT4:05 PM MT5:05 PM CT6:05 PM ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST5:35 PM VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 PM CT-Salazar fell to 6-2 as he was outdueled by David Price on Friday.
Analysis: Salazar allowed three runs and seven hits in seven innings while walking one and striking out six. He was replaced by C.C. Lee to begin the eighth.
|June 7 12:18 PM PT1:18 PM MT2:18 PM CT3:18 PM ET15:18 ET19:18 GMT3:18 12:18 PM MST2:18 PM EST2:48 PM VEN23:18 UAE2:18 PM CT-Salazar pitched impressively into the eighth inning to reach a career high in wins as the Cleveland Indians beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Saturday.
Analysis: Salazar improved to 6-1 as he struck out 10 and allowed six hits and a run in seven-plus innings.
|June 1 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET16:15 ET20:15 GMT4:15 1:15 PM MST3:15 PM EST3:45 PM VEN0:15 UAE (+1)3:15 PM CT-Salazar did not get a decision Sunday.
Analysis: Salazar allowed three runs in 5 1-3 innings with four walks.
|May 11 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Salazar allowed just one hit while striking out 11 in seven innings Sunday against Minnesota.
Analysis: After allowing a leadoff home run to Minnesota's Brian Dozier, Salazar retired 21 straight hitters. He leads the league with 13.09 strikeouts per nine innings.
|Apr. 19 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-In his first start of the season, Salazar allowed two runs through six innings while striking out 10 in Saturday's win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Salazar is an excellent source of strikeouts when a part of the rotation, but inconsistent play too often has him on the verge of demotion. He had 120 strikeouts with a 4.25 ERA in 110 innings last season.
|Mar. 27 11:45 AM PT12:45 PM MT1:45 PM CT2:45 PM ET14:45 ET18:45 GMT2:45 11:45 AM MST1:45 PM EST2:15 PM VEN22:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Cleveland has optioned Salazar to Triple-A Columbus. Salazar had been in the running to win one of the two open spots in Cleveland's starting rotation, but the right-hander has struggled this spring and the Indians sent him back to the minors.
Analysis: Salazar got roughed up Thursday against Cincinnati, allowing six earned runs - two homers - and six hits in 3 1-3 innings. His fastball was high in the strike zone down the middle. In four spring outings, Salazar is 1-2 with an 8.18 ERA. He has allowed 14 hits and 10 runs in 11 innings. Salazar bounced between Columbus and Cleveland last season. He went 6-8 with a 4.25 ERA in 20 starts. In 2013, he started the Indians' wild-card game against Tampa Bay.
|Feb. 4 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET12:18 ET17:18 GMT1:18 10:18 AM MST12:18 PM EST12:48 PM VEN21:18 UAE11:18 AM CT-The Indians say they are aware of a police investigation involving Salazar. General manager Chris Antonetti released a statement Wednesday and says the team will not comment any further because of the potential of a legal matter.
Analysis: Salazar is expected to compete for a starter's job at spring training. The 25-year-old went 6-8 in 20 starts last season, when he bounced between the Indians and Triple-A Columbus. He opened 2014 in Cleveland's starting rotation, going 1-4 with a 5.53 ERA in his first eight starts. Salazar soared through the system in 2013 and started Cleveland's wild-card playoff game against Tampa Bay.
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|2014||Cle||6||8||0 - 0||20||20||1||110.0||117||57||52||13||35||4||120||1.38||4.25|
|2015||Cle||7||3||0 - 0||14||14||0||85.1||75||41||36||12||24||1||101||1.16||3.80|
|Career||15||14||0 - 0||44||44||1||247.1||236||116||106||32||74||5||286||1.25||3.86|
|2013||Cle||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.0||4||3||3||1||2||1||4||6.75|
|WC||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.0||4||3||3||1||2||1||4||6.75|
|Career||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.0||4||3||3||1||2||1||4||6.75|