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Javier Assad

Javier Assad

#72P,
W
4
L
2
ERA
2.75
K
79
BB
32
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/200 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Tijuana, Mexico
Draft: Undrafted
  • Reuters

    Javier Assad, Cubs look to reverse trend against Giants

    Right-hander Javier Assad will look to snap his five-game winless streak on Monday when the Chicago Cubs host the San Francisco Giants in the opener of their three-game series. Assad (4-2, 2.81 ERA) is 0-2 and has surrendered six homers during that stretch. Such was the case on Wednesday when he allowed one homer and two walks on his way to a 90-pitch outing against the Tampa Bay Rays.

  • Chicago Tribune

    Column: Shota Imanaga’s early brilliance leaves his Chicago Cubs teammates in awe. ‘It’s so cool to watch.’

    ST. LOUIS — Chicago Cubs pitchers Ben Brown and Hayden Wesneski were excited Friday night to have a chance to sit back at Busch Stadium and watch rookie teammate Shota Imanaga do his thing. Imanaga has gone from being a promising starter to a ‘What can he do next?’ guy, putting up numbers no one dreamed of when he signed a four-year, $53 million deal over the winter. “Fearless attack,” Brown ...