Nationals Journal: ross detwiler


Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Ross Detwiler fires two scoreless innings Thursday, but who will start Friday?

The starter-turned-reliever made a strong season debut with Matt Williams hoping that Jordan Zimmermann is better for Friday’s game.

By James Wagner  |  06:49 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Ross Detwiler on relieving: ‘I still have to pitch’

Ross Detwiler is trying move past his initial disappointment as he prepares for his first relief appearance of the spring.

By Adam Kilgore  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Ross Detwiler will open the season in the Nationals bullpen [updated]

Ross Detwiler will start the year in the bullpen, leaving Tanner Roark, Taylor Jordan and perhaps Chris Young fighting for the final rotation spot.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:57 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Relievers, ross detwiler, Rotation, starting rotation

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Ross Detwiler’s third start and Rafael Soriano’s improved outing

The Nationals closer had a strong inning without baserunners, an improvement from his previous spring outings.

By James Wagner  |  07:06 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, grapefruit league, rafael soriano, ross detwiler

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 03/08/2014

Ross Detwiler’s pitch selection, Danny Espinosa’s baserunning -- and other notes

The left-handed pitcher is trying to build confidence in his secondary pitches this spring.

By James Wagner  |  06:33 PM ET, 03/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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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)
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Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/01/2014

Ross Detwiler, Stephen Strasburg set to start; Jayson Werth to play Sunday; Ryan Mattheus update

Ross Detwiler will face the Yankees on Monday, and Stephen Strasburg will start Tuesday against the Braves.

By James Wagner  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 02/23/2014

Stephen Strasburg makes an impression, Ross Detwiler’s cutter cuts, Bryce Harper almost hits one over a pond

Stephen Strasburg and Ross Detwiler worked on new pitches during the Nationals’ live batting practice.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:14 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/21/2014

Ross Detwiler is looking strong and throwing a cutter

Ross Detwiler has been impressive early in camp as he has unveiled a new cutter.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014

Ross Detwiler getting back to routine as he fights for fifth starter spot

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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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 10:03 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Ross Detwiler, Nationals avoid arbitration

The Nationals and Ross Detwiler agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract for 2014.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:03 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Ross Detwiler wants to start, feeling ’100 percent’ healthy

Feeling ‘100 percent’ healthy after a trying season, Ross Detwiler reacts to the Doug Fister trade and getting placed in an open competition.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:47 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Ross Detwiler to pitch in instructional league, unlikely to return this season

Davey Johnson believes there likely isn’t enough time for Detwiler to return to a major league mound this season.

By James Wagner  |  07:00 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Ross Detwiler encouraged after first bullpen session

Ross Detwiler threw 20 pitches in his first work off a mound since July 4.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:28 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 09/07/2013

Ross Detwiler to throw off a mound Sunday

Ross Detwiler will pitch off a mound Sunday for the first time since July 4.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:33 PM ET, 09/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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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)
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Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Ross Detwiler may be done; Ryan Mattheus recalled

The left-handed starter may not return this season, Davey Johnson says. The right-handed reliever was recalled just before Tuesday's game.

By James Wagner  |  07:33 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Updates Ross Detwiler, Ross Ohlendorf and Taylor Jordan

Ohlendorf is expected to make another rehab start later this week, Detwiler is about a week away from baseball activities and Jordan is feeling the wear of this season's workload.

By James Wagner  |  07:29 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 08/09/2013

Ross Ohlendorf to begin rehab assignment Saturday; Ross Detwiler progressing

The right-handed reliever will start his rehab assignment on Saturday. The left-handed starter will still rest his back for a full month despite improvement.

By James Wagner  |  07:10 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 08/03/2013

Ross Detwiler might be out for the season

Recovering from a herniated disc, Ross Detwiler may not make it back in time to pitch again this season.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:36 PM ET, 08/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Ross Detwiler out for another month with disk problem in back

The second opinion on the left-hander's back showed he has a pinched nerve and will require an injection.

By James Wagner  |  11:08 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Ross Detwiler visiting back surgeon for second opinion

Ross Detwiler will fly to Los Angeles to visit renowned back surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:20 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 07/20/2013

Ross Detwiler to miss at least another week, but Mike Rizzo remains patient on possible trade

Davey Johnson is pessimistic about Ross Detwiler's return, but Mike Rizzo plans to hold off before pursuing a potential trade.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:59 PM ET, 07/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 07/12/2013

Ross Detwiler still receiving treatment on back, hasn't resumed throwing yet

The left-handed hasn't started throwing yet, 11 days ahead of his expected return from the disabled list.

By James Wagner  |  07:05 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Ross Detwiler expected to return soon after the all-star break

The Nationals hope the left-handed reliever will rest for over two weeks and be pushed to the back of the rotation after the all-star break.

By James Wagner  |  07:36 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/07/2013

Ross Detwiler officially placed on the disabled list

As expected, the left-handed reliever with an ailing back lands on the disabled list for the second time this season.

By James Wagner  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:56 PM ET, 07/06/2013

Ross Detwiler to be placed on disabled list, Dan Haren to start Monday

Ross Detwiler will be placed on the disabled list and Dan Haren will take his place in the rotation Monday.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:56 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 07/06/2013

Ross Detwiler 'questionable' to make next start

Ross Detwiler's lingering back issues may force the Nationals to trade for a pitcher to stabilize the back of their rotation.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:36 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Ross Detwiler throws bullpen session, on track to start Wednesday

The left-hander threw a clean bullpen session, according to Davey Johnson.

By Roman Stubbs  |  07:40 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/30/2013

Ross Detwiler on track to make next start

Ross Detwiler says he has "no question" he'll start Wednesday, and Dan Haren throws a bullpen session.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/29/2013

As Ross Detwiler contends with back stiffness, Nationals call up Erik Davis, send down Jeff Kobernus

Ross Detwiler could miss his next start with a lower back ailment.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:37 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Ross Detwiler excited, ready to return to rotation

The left-handed starter hasn't pitched since May 15.

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Posted at 08:59 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Stephen Strasburg on track to return Sunday; Ross Detwiler slated for Thursday

The Nationals' starting rotation is expected to be whole again this week.

By James Wagner  |  08:59 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Ross Detwiler scheduled for rehab start, Stephen Strasburg set for simulated game [UPDATED]

Ross Detwiler will make a rehab appearance Saturday at Class A Potomac, and Stephen Strasburg has little to say about being placed on the DL.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:57 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Ross Detwiler throws bullpen session, could make rehab start soon

The left-hander threw his first bullpen session in over two weeks and could make a rehab start next week.

By James Wagner  |  07:29 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Ross Detwiler rests oblique; Bryce Harper remains day to day

Detwiler continues to rest and do nothing. Harper is hopeful for Friday but still uncertain.

By James Wagner  |  07:14 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Ross Detwiler to miss another start, Nate Karns to start Sunday

The rookie right-hander will make another start on Sunday, a combination of his strong debut and Detwiler's lingering oblique strain.

By James Wagner  |  12:47 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 05/26/2013

Nationals place Ross Detwiler on the disabled list, call up Xavier Cedeno

The Nationals have yet to determine who will take Ross Detwiler's turn in the rotation Tuesday against the Orioles.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:00 PM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 05/25/2013

Ross Detwiler cleared to start on Tuesday

The left-hander was cleared to return to the mound after missing only one start with a slight oblique strain.

By James Wagner  |  06:08 PM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Updates on Ross Detwiler, Jayson Werth, Wilson Ramos, Ryan Mattheus

The Nationals still expect Detwiler to make his next start on Tuesday but a bullpen on Saturday is the remaining hurdle.

By James Wagner  |  07:28 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013

What if the Nationals had kept Michael Morse?

The benefit of hindsight shows the Nationals could have used Michael Morse this year.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, michael morse, ross detwiler, Tyler Moore

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 05/19/2013

Updates on Ross Detwiler and Jayson Werth, and today's Nationals-Padres lineups

Ross Detwiler will avoid the disabled list, Jayson Werth should return Friday and Ian Desmond gets his first day off.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:46 PM ET, 05/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:57 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Ross Detwiler to miss at least one start with slight oblique strain

With Ross Detwiler to miss a start, and maybe more, the Nationals are weighing their options.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:57 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Ross Detwiler likely to miss next start with back issue

After suffering back spasms Wednesday night, Ross Detwiler will likely miss his next start.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:39 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 04/13/2013

Ross Detwiler off to a strong start with dominant fastballs, no wins

The Nationals' No. 5 starter has been the team's best pitcher in the first two weeks of the season.

By James Wagner  |  07:02 AM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013

A look at the Nats' pitchers so far

It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, Craig Stammen, dan haren, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Henry Rodriguez, Jordan Zimmermann, PITCHf/X, Pitching, rafael soriano, ross detwiler, Ryan Mattheus, Stephen Strasburg, Tyler Clippard, Zach Duke

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Ross Detwiler strong after long WBC layoff

The Nationals left-hander was pleased with his first outing after returning from playing for Team USA.

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Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Nationals waiting on World Baseball Classic to set pitching schedule

The Nationals at the mercy of the WBC when it comes to the schedule for Ross Detwiler and Gio Gonzalez.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 03/10/2013

Ross Detwiler's strong showing in Team USA 6-2 win over Italy in WBC

The Nationals left-handed starter pitches four scoreless innings in the win in Phoenix.

By James Wagner  |  01:00 AM ET, 03/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Ross Detwiler tested in first start against the Braves

Ross Detwiler faced a stacked Braves lineup as he prepared for the World Baseball Classic

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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Nationals avoid arbitration with Ross Detwiler

The Nationals and Ross Detwiler avoided arbitration by agreeing on a contract that will pay Detwiler $2.3375 for the 2013 season

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:23 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Ross Detwiler, Craig Stammen traveling on USO Holiday Tour

Craig Stammen and Ross Detwiler will travel overseas to visit troops with General Martin Dempsey.

By Adam Kilgore  |  05:21 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 09/29/2012

Ross Detwiler excited for first hometown start Sunday

Ross Detwiler grew up in Wentzville, Mo., watching the Cardinals with his family, and on Sunday he'll face them for the first time.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:03 PM ET, 09/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 09/24/2012

All three left-handers to face Phillies; Chien-Ming Wang could make another start

Nationals Manager Davey Johnson has all three left-handed starters, starting with Ross Detwiler, throwing against Philadelphia.

By James Wagner  |  01:54 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, John Lannan, ross detwiler, Rotation

Posted at 10:02 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Nationals beat Dodgers, 4-1, to secure first Washington postseason berth since 1933

The Nationals defeated the Dodgers, 4-1, and have guaranteed a trip to the postseason.

By James Wagner  |  10:02 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 09/15/2012

Ross Detwiler regaining his curveball, and may not be overlooked for long

Ross Detwiler was overlooked in his start last night, but his performance featured a key step for him: the return of his curveball.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:38 PM ET, 09/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Ross Detwiler giving Nationals much to consider for fifth spot in pitching rotation

Nats’ No. 5 starter allows three hits and fans seven Marlins over six scoreless innings.

By Gene Wang  |  11:48 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Now it’s Jordan Zimmermann’s turn

Jordan Zimmermann will try not to be the one who breaks the remarkable run of the Nationals’ rotation.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nationals Journal | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Edwin Jackson, Ross Detwiler, Chien Ming-Wang

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Ross Detwiler ready for first start as part of the Nationals opening day rotation

After five-year wait, Ross Detwiler is part of the Nationals’ opening day rotation.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Ross Detwiler stands in for Stephen Strasburg in welcome start

Getting his first major league start of the spring, Ross Detwiler pitches five outstanding innings.

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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 03/26/2012

John Lannan will begin the season as the Nationals’ fifth starter, with Ross Detwiler in the bullpen

Manager Davey Johnson says John Lannan will be the Nationals’ fifth starter, with Ross Detwiler starting the year in the bullpen.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:05 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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