Salazar is a strike out pitcher and in 6 of his 10 starts last season, he struck out 7 or more batters. That includes both starts against the White Sox.
Salazar made two starts against the White Sox last season and was 1-0. He lasted 9 innings, allowing 10 hits and 2 runs. Of those 10 hits, shortstop Alexei Ramirez was 4-5 with 4 singles. Two batters that really struggle to hit against Salazar are third baseman Conor Gillaspie who is 0-5 against him with 3 strikeouts and outfielder Dayan Viciedo who is 1-4 with 3 strikeouts.
His two starts against the White Sox:
- September 13, 2013 - 3.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 9 K - ND
- September 25, 2013 - 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 8 K - W
There are 9 MLB games on schedule for today, and just 6 are being played under lights, including this one:
- Boston Red Sox (Clay Buchholz) @ New York Yankees (Michael Pineda)
- Houston Astros (Dallas Keuchel) @ Toronto Blue Jays (R.A. Dickey)
- Milwaukee Brewers (Marco Estrada) @ Philadelphia Phillies (Cliff Lee)
- New York Mets (Jenrry Mejia) @ Atlanta Braves (David Hale)
- Arizona Diamondbacks (Randall Delgado) @ San Francisco Giants (Ryan Vogelsong)