Chris Bassitt

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/220
  • Age: 26


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Chris Bassitt Stats

1-8 3.56 86.0 64 1.26

Chris Bassitt MLB Career Stats

2-9 3.66 115.2 85 1.34

Chris Bassitt Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher M. Bassitt
  • Born: 2/22/1989 in Toledo, OH
  • Draft: 2011, Chicago White Sox, 16th rd. (501st overall)
  • College: Akron
  • Debut: August 30, 2014
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2015 Stats 1 8 3.56 18 13 0 86.0 64 1.26
MLB Career Stats 2 9 3.66 24 18 0 115.2 85 1.34

Chris Bassitt Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Athletics AL 385 Four-seam FB 93.92 93.68 2162.00 6.10 89.26
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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October 7, 2015 at 7:35 AM ET

Bassitt has solid summer in 2015

A's right-hander Chris Bassitt finished the 2015 regular season with a 1-8 record, a 3.56 ERA, a 1.26 WHIP and 64 strikeouts across 86 innings.

September 30, 2015 at 1:10 AM ET

Bassitt suffers eighth loss

A’s right-hander Chris Bassitt lost after allowing six runs on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings on Tuesday against the Angels.


Chris Bassitt Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2014 Glendale AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Glendale AFL
2014 Glendale AFL

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/11/2014 Birmingham SOU

Chris Bassitt Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 25, 2015 Oakland Athletics recalled Chris Bassitt from Nashville Sounds.
July 12, 2015 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville Sounds.
July 11, 2015 Oakland Athletics recalled Chris Bassitt from Nashville Sounds.
July 6, 2015 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville Sounds.
June 30, 2015 Oakland Athletics recalled Chris Bassitt from Nashville Sounds.
May 11, 2015 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville Sounds.
April 23, 2015 Oakland Athletics recalled Chris Bassitt from Nashville Sounds.
March 29, 2015 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Nashville Sounds.
December 9, 2014 Oakland Athletics traded RHP Jeff Samardzija and RHP Michael Ynoa to Chicago White Sox for RHP Chris Bassitt, C Josh Phegley, 1B Rangel Ravelo and SS Marcus Semien.
September 2, 2014 Chicago White Sox recalled RHP Chris Bassitt from Charlotte Knights.
August 31, 2014 Chicago White Sox optioned RHP Chris Bassitt to Charlotte Knights.
August 30, 2014 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Chris Bassitt from Birmingham Barons.
July 26, 2014 Birmingham Barons activated RHP Chris Bassitt from the 7-day disabled list.
July 12, 2014 Birmingham Barons sent RHP Chris Bassitt on a rehab assignment to AZL White Sox.
April 1, 2014 Birmingham Barons placed RHP Chris Bassitt on the 7-day disabled list.
January 21, 2014 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster RHP Chris Bassitt to spring training.
July 18, 2013 RHP Chris Bassitt assigned to Birmingham Barons from Winston-Salem Dash.
April 2, 2012 Chris Bassitt assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Kannapolis Intimidators.
March 24, 2012 RHP Chris Bassitt assigned to Chicago White Sox.
July 13, 2011 Chris Bassitt assigned to Kannapolis Intimidators from Winston-Salem Dash.
July 8, 2011 Chris Bassitt assigned to Winston-Salem Dash from Bristol White Sox.
June 21, 2011 Chris Bassitt assigned to Bristol White Sox from Chicago White Sox.
June 20, 2011 Chicago White Sox signed RHP Chris Bassitt.

Christopher M. Bassitt Bio Info

Christopher M. Bassitt was originally signed by White Sox scout Phil Gulley…attended the Univer-sity of Akron and earned All-Mid American Conference honors in 2011…graduated from Genoa Area (Ohio) High School in 2007, where he earned all-league honors in baseball and basketball…helped lead the baseball team to consecutive league titles during his junior and senior seasons.

Made his Major League debut with the Chicago White Sox, going 1-1 with a 3.94 ERA in six games, five starts…did not allow a home run in 29.2 innings…allowed just eight extra base hits, all doubles, fora .353 opponents slugging percentage…opponents hit .286, including .250 (14-for-56) by right-handedhitters compared to .317 (20-for-63) by left-handers…yielded a .244 batting average with runners inscoring position, including .167 with RISP and two outs…allowed a .387 average to batters leading off an inning…was selected from Double-A Birmingham Aug. 30 and made his debut with a start thatday in the second game of a doubleheader against Detroit…was the losing pitcher in the White Sox 8-4 loss (6.1 ip, 7 h, 5 r, 5 er, 4 bb, 4 so)…faced Kyle Ryan, who also made his debut, marking the secondgame in White Sox history to feature two starting pitchers making their ML debut (also Sept. 21, 1963
at Detroit; Fritz Ackley vs. Denny McClain)…was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte following the game but returned to Chicago Sept. 2…made his only relief appearance in his first game following his returnat Minnesota Sept. 3 (1.0 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 2 so)…finished the season with four starts, including hisrst win Sept. 22 at Detroit when he combined with Jake Petricka on a 2-0 six-hit shutout…tossed 7.2 innings and allowed six of the hits.

Combined to go 11-4 with a 3.08 ERA (51 ER/149.0 IP) and 138 strikeouts over 26 starts between Class
A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham … ranked among White Sox organizational leaders in strikeouts
(1st), ERA (4th), wins (T5th) and IP (7th) … led the Dash with 101 strikeouts … recorded a sub-3.00 ERA in April (2.10), June (2.97) and August (1.76) … limited righties to a .197 average (56-284) and lefties to a .257 mark (69-269) … went 4-0 with a 1.71 ERA (8 ER/42.0 IP) and 41 strikeouts over his first seven starts ... struck out a season-high 10 batters on 6/29 at Frederick (6.0 IP) … was promoted to Birmingham on 7/16 … helped guide the Barons to the Southern League Championship … went 2-0 with a 0.71 ERA (1 ER/12.2 IP) over two starts in the SL playoffs … appeared in 10 games with the Glendale Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League, going 1-0 with a 0.90 ERA (1 ER/10.0 IP) and nine strikeouts.


Spent the season with Class A Winston-Salem … led the Dash in appearances (38) … 18 of his 38
appearances were scoreless … went 1-2 with a 2.98 ERA (14 ER /42.1 IP) and four saves in 28 relief appearances, compared to 4-2 with a 4.25 ERA (23 ER/48.2 IP) over 10 starts … held right-handers to a .200 average (46-230) (lefties hit .257) … posted a 1.75 ERA (5 ER/25.2 IP) over his first 17 games of the season … went 3-3 in save opportunities from 6/12-30 … struck out a season-high eight batters on 8/22 at Lynchburg.


Went a combined 3-1 with a 1.82 ERA (7 ER/34.2 IP) and 41 strikeouts in 23 games with Advanced
Rookie Bristol, Class A Kannapolis and Winston-Salem … began the season with Bristol, making scoreless
appearances in five of his first six games … was promoted to Winston-Salem on 7/8 and then sent to Kannaoplis
on 7/13 … made five consecutive scoreless appearances (8.2 IP) from 7/13-28 … was signed by Phil Gulley.