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Atlanta Braves: Sign Ross Detwiler and Jason Fasor to Upgrade Bullpen

The past few days, the Atlanta Braves signed two pitchers in left-hander Ross Detwiler and right-hander Jason Frasor. These moves are made to bolster a putrid bullpen after closer Jason Grilli was lost for the season due to an Achilles injury this month. Jason Frasor Jason Frasor, 37, is having a career year with a current ERA of 1.46, albeit in just 24 innings of work so far with...
July 20, 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

Nationals Rumors: What is Washington going to do with Ross Detwiler?

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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 11, 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

Nationals to use Ross Detwiler out of bullpen

getty images 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...
March 17, 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 AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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