Jason Hammel SP OAK 13 Hrs

Hammel will be skipped through this turn of the roation, reports susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.

This is not a surprise as it was hard to see the A's sending Hammel out there to face the now first-place Angels this weekend. Hammel has been an utter mess in his time with the A's with a 1-5 record to go with his 6.75 ERA.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 4 Days

Hammel was lit up on Friday, allowing five earned runs and three homers only over three innings.

No way to sugar coat this one, Hammel has been flat terrible since joining the A's via trade in July. The three homers the Braves hit off him on Friday were all bad mistake pitches right in the middle of the zone. In seven starts since joining the A's, Hammel is now 1-5 with a 6.75 ERA. He had been better his last two starts, but this blowup has to make his hold on a starting rotation spot weak at best. The A's have two off days before his next start, so it is possible they could skip his next turn in the rotation which would be against the second-place Angels.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 14 Days

Hammel (9-9) held the Rays scoreless over 5.2 innings, giving up seven hits while walking four and striking out two in the victory on Tuesday.

Hammel finally gets his first win as a member of the A's. It certainly wasn't a pretty performance, as evidenced by the 11 base runners allowed in just 5.2 innings, but in the end he turned in his best outing since joining the team. The main threat came when the Rays' loaded the bases with two outs in the second, but Hammel would get Kevin Kiermaier to ground out to end the inning. Through five starts with the A's, Hammel has compiled a 7.15 ERA, numbers that he'll be looking to improve upon when he takes on the Twins in his next scheduled start.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 21 Days

Jason Hammel was hammered for eight earned runs in 4 1/3 innings Wednesday in a loss to the Astros.

Hammel now has a 9.53 ERA and 2.12 WHIP in four starts with Oakland. The A's are known to be in the market for another starting pitcher with the July 31 trade deadline on the horizon, so the right-hander could soon be out of a rotation spot. If not, he'll get the Rays next.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 25 Days

Jason Hammel gave up four runs (three earned) over 5 2/3 innings in Friday's loss to the Rangers.

Hammel gave up seven hits and two walks while striking out three. He has lost each of his first three starts with the A's and owns a 7.10 ERA and 8/7 K/BB ratio over 12 2/3 innings. The returns haven't been good so far, but he'll attempt to turn things around next week against the Astros.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 1 Month

Jason Hammel dropped to 0-2 for the A's after giving up five runs in two-plus innings Saturday against the Orioles.

Easily his worst start of the year; he had completed at least five innings in all 18 of his previous outings. Hammel gave up two homers and four runs in the first inning tonight. He went on to allow just a single in a scoreless second, but a walk, a single and an RBI double opened the third, getting him pulled. Incredibly, Dan Otero got out of the jam from there, leaving runners on second and third. We thought Hammel would probably wear down some in the second half, but hopefully it's not happening already. His next outing will give us a better idea whether it's time to begin worrying.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 1 Month

In his Oakland debut, Jason Hammel entitled the Giants to three runs -- two earned -- over five innings in Wednesday's 5-2 loss.

He scuffled in green and gold, walking three and allowing six hits in failing to guide the A's to a season-high seventh consecutive victory. The 31-year-old hurler collected an 8-5 record, 2.98 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 104/23 K/BB ratio over 108 2/3 innings as a member of the Cubs prior to coming over with Jeff Samardzija for Addison Russell, Dan Straily, Billy McKinney and a PTBNL last week. Hammel finished the first half 8-6 with a 3.60 ERA and 1.06 WHIP.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 2 Months

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija are heading to the Athletics in a trade for top prospect Addison Russell.

Hammel has been on the block for awhile and was expected to be dealt before the end of the weekend. He has had a tremendous first half, posting a 2.98 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 97/21 K/BB ratio over 102 2/3 innings. He and Samardzija will make an already deep and talented A's rotation even better.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 2 Months

Jason Hammel held the Nationals to two runs while striking out seven over six innings in Friday's 7-2 victory.

The right-hander served up a long solo shot to Jayson Werth in the first inning but wasn't charged with another run until he left the game, as Neil Ramirez let his inherited runner score in the seventh. He allowed five hits and two walks on the day to go along with his seven punchouts. Hammel didn't have an ERA lower than 3.45 in any of the first three months of the season and is off to a nice start in July. He'll get the Reds on the road in his final start of the first half.

Jason Hammel SP OAK 2 Months

Jason Hammel picked up his seventh victory of the season on Friday, limiting the Nationals to two runs on five hits over 6 1/3 innings.

Hammel racked up six strikeouts on the afternoon while issuing only one free pass. The veteran right-hander has been a tremendous addition to the Cubs rotation this season, compiling a 7-5 record, 2.98 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 97/21 K/BB ratio over 102 2/3 innings. He's also generating significant trade buzz and could be wearing a new uniform at some point in July. He'll look to keep things rolling when he takes on these same Nationals in Washington on Friday.