WASHINGTON -- Left-hander Ross Detwiler was left off the Washington Nationals' roster for their NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants, while former closer Rafael Soriano made the 25-man cut Friday.
San Francisco outfielder Michael Morse, who played for Washington from 2009-12, was not on the Giants' roster. He hit .279 with 16 homers and 61 RBIs this season...
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October 03, 2014
With the National League East setting up to battle to the end, with no team really being able to stay firmly in the lead, it is going to come down to who has the strongest depth on their team. Which usually means whose bullpen can hold the game in a must win situation. The Washington Nationals have just such a predicament in their bullpen. What to do with Ross Detwiler?By Cathy...
In other Washington Nationals news, Ross Detwiler has shaved his notable mustache. There's stacheless Det in Houston as seen on TV Wednesday night.
And here it is a few weeks ago, in happier times:
(First Screencap via MASN/MLB.TV. 2nd Photo lifted from DCSportsbog Via @AAEckert)
The wait is almost over. Washington Nationals’ players and fans have spent the offseason reflecting on a disappointing 2013 season, and hoping for better things to come. Talent wise, it is clear that the Nationals have the players necessary to have a successful season. However, to reach their collective goals, Washington must play the game unselfishly and avoid injuries.
In 2013 the Washington Nationals ranked 8th in the majors in ERA, that being said, they only ranked 6th in the more pitching oriented NL in ERA. All five NL teams ranked ahead of the Nats in ERA had 90+ win seasons, and made the playoffs. After these five teams the Nationals were the only team in the NL with a win percentage over .500. Obviously, pitching is essential to win in the...
While Ross Detwiler may have more upside than some of the pitchers who will start the 2014 season in the Washington Nationals rotation, manager Matt Williams believes the left hander can be something “special” out of the pen.
Detweiler, 27, made 13 starts for the Nationals past season posting a 4.04 ERA and a 1.49 WHIP.
Ross Detwiler will start the year in the bullpen...
Ross Detwiler is baffled over his belt.
The Washington Nationals pitcher noticed a warning label stamped on his team-issued belt as he was suiting up for a spring training workout Friday. He took off the belt and showed it to reporters.
It read: ''WARNING: This product may contain a chemical known in the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive...
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February 14, 2014