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Kazmir pitched six innings, allowing just one run on four hits and three walks while striking out six batters in picking up his 14th win (14-5) of the year in Tuesday's game against the Mets.

Kazmir continues to impress after a few disastrous, injury-plagued seasons, as he has been on top his game this year with a 2.73 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 131:36 K:BB ratio. He has thrown 155 innings this year and with four more innings pitched, it would mark the most he has thrown since he amassed 206.2 in 2007. Kazmir's next start is set for Sunday at home against the Angels.

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Kazmir (13-5) allowed three runs on seven hits with a walk and three strikeouts over seven innings Wednesday in a loss to the Royals.

Kazmir was out-dueled by Jason Vargas, who shut the A's out on Wednesday. The veteran lefty, coming off a stellar July (3-0, 1.38 ERA), has hit a big of a snag in August, going 1-2 with a 5.49 ERA and .297 average against. Kazmir is scheduled to go Tuesday versus the Mets.

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Kazmir (13-4) picked up the win on Friday against the Twins as he allowed five runs on five hits in 6.2 innings pitched.

The A's starter was cruising along until he gave up four runs in the fourth inning, and then one more in the fifth. Kazmir escaped the damage to pick up the win, but his final line does not look pretty. Still, it was only one of a handful of poor starts on the year for the 30-year old. Kazmir next takes the mound on Wednesday against the Royals.

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Kazmir (12-4) picked up the losing decision Sunday against Kansas City, allowing 10 hits and four earned runs while striking out two batters over six innings.

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Despite not being at his best, Scott Kazmir picked up his 12th victory of the season on Sunday by limiting the Rangers to two runs on seven hits over his five innings.

Kazmir walked two and struck out two, needing 94 pitches to labor through five innings in the excruciating Texas heat. The veteran southpaw has been terrific again this season, compiling a 2.37 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 116/30 K/BB ratio over 129 1/3 innings. He'll look to keep things rolling when he does battle against the Royals on Saturday.

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Scott Kazmir went seven innings in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Astros, giving up seven hits, striking out six and walking one.

Kazmir had long since hit the showers when Houston pulled out the win in the 13th, but he put in another sterling effort while he was on the mound. Chris Carter served as Kazmir's nemesis, knocking in both of the runs on Kazmir's line (one was unearned) via a third inning two-run single. While he didn't pick up his fourteenth win on Tuesday, Kazmir is still holding batters to a fantastic .210 BAA to go with a 2.32 ERA. He's allowed only 94 hits in 122 innings pitched. He'll look for a win against the Rangers next time out.

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All-Star Scott Kazmir blanked the Giants for seven innings, striking out nine, in a victory Thursday.

Kazmir allowed just three hits for the second straight start. It's the fifth time this year that he's pitched at least five innings and allowed no more than three hits. Only Chris Young, with seven such outings, has more among American League starters.

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Scott Kazmir limited the Blue Jays to one run and three hits over seven innings to earn his 10th win Saturday.

Kazmir outdueled Mark Buehrle in his latest gem. It's the ninth time this season that he's allowed one or no runs (technically, the 10th if you include the May 17 start in which he was ejected in the second inning), and he's currently third in the AL with a 2.53 ERA after overtaking Buehrle tonight (Buehrle's ERA went from 2.50 to 2.60 after he allowed three runs in six innings).

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The Athletics announced that Scott Kazmir did not leave Monday's start with an injury.

Kazmir was checked on by the trainers in the sixth inning and then left after throwing one more pitch, but the A's are insisting he's not hurt. The left-hander surrendered one run on four hits and three walks over 5 1/3 frames against the Tigers and now sports a 2.61 ERA.

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Scott Kazmir left Monday's start against the Tigers in the sixth inning with an undisclosed injury.

Kazmir was initially allowed to stay in after being checked on by the A's trainer, but he was then pulled after throwing one more pitch. He appeared to grab at his right hip after the offering, but Oakland should provide more specifics about his ailment shortly. The southpaw allowed one run on four hits and three walks over 5 1/3 frames before exiting.