Nationals Journal: Ross Ohlendorf

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Doug Fister to play catch on Tuesday, and other notes

The right-handed starter who has been dealing with an inflamed elbow will resume throwing.

By James Wagner  |  05:31 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Danny Espinosa takes a relaxed approach, plus other notes

Also, Jordan Zimmermann fired three scoreless innings in his second start of the spring.

By James Wagner  |  12:04 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 12:18 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Nationals, Ross Ohlendorf agree to one-year deal

The Nats brought back Ross Ohlendorf on a one-year, $1.25 million contract.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:18 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Ross Ohlendorf to start Sunday

Despite Manager Davey Johnson’s concerns about his stamina, Ross Ohlendorf will start Sunday night for the Nationals against the Mets.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:04 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

Posted at 02:31 AM ET, 08/21/2013

Ian Krol optioned to Syracuse to make room for Ross Ohlendorf

The left-handed reliever was sent to the minors in a push for space and is expected back on Sept. 1.

By James Wagner  |  02:31 AM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Drew Storen's strong return

The reliever tossed a scoreless inning in his first appearance since returning from the minors.

By James Wagner  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Gio Gonzalez's back feeling better, other rotation health updates

Gio Gonzalez pitched through a stiff back last night, but he expects to make his next start with no issues.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:21 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 08/10/2013

Taylor Jordan nearing innings limit as Ross Ohlendorf nears return

Taylor Jordan could soon be replaced by Ross Ohlendorf in the Nationals' rotation.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:24 PM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Ross Ohlendorf throws bullpen session, rehab assignment looming

If reports of his bullpen session are positive, the right-hander could begin a rehab assignment this weekend.

By James Wagner  |  06:52 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 08/04/2013

Ross Ohlendorf placed on disabled list with shoulder inflammation

Ross Ohlendorf believes he could have pitched through "heaviness" in his shoulder, but he didn't want to leave the Nats' bullpen short-handed.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:35 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Ross Ohlendorf removed after throwing with low velocity, not injured

Ross Ohlendorf could only throw his fastball 86 miles per hour, but both he and the team insisted he's not hurt.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:05 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 07/21/2013

Jordan Zimmermann says neck is fine; Ross Ohlendorf to start in Friday's doubleheader

The all-star right-hander says his neck felt the best it has in a while, but stumbled because of poor command and a long layoff.

By James Wagner  |  06:48 PM ET, 07/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/13/2013

Ross Ohlendorf adjusting well to the bullpen

Since he joined the bullpen nearly three weeks ago, the right-hander has performed well.

By James Wagner  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 06/22/2013

Ross Ohlendorf is strong in relief

The right-handed long reliever provides four-plus strong innings of relief and has allowed only two runs in his two outings for the Nationals.

By Chelsea Janes  |  04:36 PM ET, 06/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Ross Ohlendorf to move to the overhauled bullpen as long reliever

The veteran right-hander will stay on as a long reliever -- and not just for this week.

By James Wagner  |  03:54 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Fernando Abad shines since call-up

One small move this winter has been, so far, a resounding and unheralded success: the signing of left-hander Abad.

By James Wagner  |  01:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)