Nationals Journal: Tanner Roark


Posted at 08:21 PM ET, 04/06/2014

Tanner Roark was available in relief Sunday

Tanner Roark could have pitched Sunday, but Matt Williams was vague on why.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:21 PM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Jordan Zimmermann scratched with the flu, Tanner Roark to start

The right-handed starter felt sick in the stomach overnight and a fever developed.

By James Wagner  |  12:49 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Zimmermann, Tanner Roark

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Tanner Roark makes major statement in minor league game

In a minor league game, Tanner Roark helped his cause in the competition for the Nationals’ final rotation spot.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:41 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spring Training, starting rotation, Tanner Roark

Posted at 08:21 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Tanner Roark takes his turn, Craig Stammen goes long, Jamey Carroll states his case

Tanner Roark recovered from early wildness, Craig Stammen pitched across three innings and Jamey Carroll filled in well.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:21 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 03/07/2014

Wilson Ramos’s monster home run, plus other notes

The catcher hit a wind-aided ball so far it flew over the beer deck in left field and the trees behind it.

By James Wagner  |  07:47 PM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rafael soriano, Tanner Roark, wilson ramos

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Ross Detwiler’s first start, curveballs; Tanner Roark’s solid two innings -- and other notes

The left-hander competing for the fifth spot in the rotation allowed three earned runs, but was pleased with the nine curveballs he threw.

By James Wagner  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  grapefruit league, ross detwiler, Tanner Roark

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Thoughts from four pitchers competing for spots: Ross Detwiler, Tanner Roark, Ross Ohlendorf, Ryan Mattheus

Ross Detwiler, Tanner Roark, Ross Ohlendorf and Ryan Mattheus are competing for either the final spot in the Nationals’ rotation or the bullpen.

By James Wagner  |  02:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ross detwiler, Ross Ohlendorf, Ryan Mattheus, Tanner Roark

Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Tanner Roark leaves a lasting impression in final start

Tanner Roark finished off his impressive debut with another strong start.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:11 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game 162, Tanner Roark

Posted at 11:57 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Tanner Roark’s incredible start built on command, feel for pitching

Pitcher Tanner Roark has been a revelation since the Nationals promoted him in early August.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:57 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Tanner Roark prepared for first career start

Davey Johnson believes Tanner Roark deserves a chance to start now and a shot to win a rotation spot next spring.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:47 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Tanner Roark to start Saturday over Ross Ohlendorf, Stephen Strasburg

Strasburg has been dealing with minor hamstring tightness, according to Davey Johnson.

By James Wagner  |  07:05 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ross Ohlendorf, starting rotation, Stephen Strasburg, Tanner Roark

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/02/2013

Davey Johnson again weighing whether to start Tanner Roark over Ross Ohlendorf

Nats Manager Davey Johnson, who has been wanting to get Tanner Roark a start, is again concerned with Ross Ohlendorf's endurance.

By James Wagner  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ross Ohlendorf, starting rotation, Tanner Roark

Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Davey Johnson still undecided between Roark, Ohlendorf for Sunday’s start

Also, more on Johnson's fears of Ross Detwiler's hope to return this season.

By James Wagner  |  07:52 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ross Ohlendorf, Ryan Mattheus, Tanner Roark

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Tanner Roark likely to replace Ross Ohlendorf in the Nationals’ rotation

Davey Johnson is concerned with Ross Ohlendorf's stamina, which will likely lead to Tanner Roar taking a rotation spot.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:56 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ross detwiler, Ross Ohlendorf, Tanner Roark

Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Tanner Roark arrives, expected to fill Ross Ohlendorf's role

The hybrid right-hander will fill injured Ross Ohlendorf's role.

By James Wagner  |  08:07 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Nationals promote Tanner Roark, transfer Ross Detwiler to 60-day DL

Nats bolster their bullpen with a right-hander who can serve as a long reliever or start, similar to Ross Ohlendorf's hybrid role.

By James Wagner  |  02:25 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ross Ohlendorf, Tanner Roark

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Nationals scouting Javier Vazquez

The Nationals sent a top scout to Puerto Rico to evaluate veteran right-handed starter Javier Vazquez.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Javier Vazquez, starting rotation, Tanner Roark