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Detwiler begins spring audition with A's

Left-hander Ross Detwiler intends to sneak his way onto the A's roster with a strong spring showing. Otherwise, he's likely out the door.
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Can Detwiler Crack Through Cleveland’s Crowded Bullpen?

Left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler is in camp with the Indians, looking to revive his once promising career. The 30-year-old eight-year MLB veteran and former first round draft pick hopes to catch on with Cleveland this season. If he were to make the staff, it would appear most likely that it would be in the role of a lefty-on-lefty option out of the bullpen. The Indians added him...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Lefty Ross Detwiler agrees to minor league deal with Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Left-hander Ross Detwiler has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will attend big league spring training. Detwiler, who turns 30 on March 6, was 1-5 with a 7.25 ERA this year in seven starts and 34 relief appearances for Texas and Atlanta. He is 21-37 with a 4.20 ERA over eight major league seasons, making 76 starts and 97 relief appearances...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians sign LHP Ross Detwiler

A team can never have too much pitching, right? The Cleveland Indians signed left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler to a one million dollar minor league deal with an invite to spring training, (with 1.5 million dollars worth of incentives), according to CBS’s Jon Heyman. Coming off his worst season in his career in 2015, the left-hander will look for 2016 to be a bounce back year....
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ross Detwiler, Rangers part ways

The Texas Rangers have released lefty Ross Detwiler, it was reported Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News on Wednesday. The 29-year-old refused an outright assignment to Triple-A and was subsequently waived by the club. He can become a free agent on Friday if/when he clears waivers.  Because of the $3.45 million the Rangers committed to Detwiler this season, they'll have to pay...
Via FOX Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals trade Detwiler for 2 minor leagues

Left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler was the first round pick, sixth overall, in the Major League Baseball draft, selected by the Washington Nationals seven years ago. Now, his time with the team has come to an end. The Nats traded Detwiler to the Texas Rangers for two minor leaguers whose names have not been released, though apparently one is an infielder and the other is a relief...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

R.I.P. Ross Detwiler's mustache

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)
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Opening Day roster set

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. Unfortunately...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals bullpen report

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...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Belt warning level baffles Nationals pitcher

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...
Via Associated Press
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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