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Tanner Roark was told his first start of the season would come a day early just a few hours before game time. On Thursday, the day before his second, he learned he might be used in a relief role to aid a burdened bullpen.
Via FOXSports.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Sweep Mets With 8-2 Victory

Tanner Roark looked strong in his season debut, and Ryan Zimmerman had four hits including a homer as the Washington Nationals swept the New York Mets to complete their opening series in New York City. Jordan Zimmermann, who was supposed to start today, was a late scratch with flu-like symptoms. Roark was informed he would be starting this morning and came out of the gate slow...
Via The Nats Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanner Roark shines in surprise start as the Nationals complete a sweep of the Mets, 8-2

Prepared to spend the day as a spectator, Tanner Roark woke up Thursday morning and saw Steve McCatty had called him. He had no idea why. Roark would not make his season debut until Friday back home at Nationals Park. What could his pitching coach want? And why couldn’t it wait until he arrived at Citi Field? Starting pitchers operate an intricate, five-day plan, repeated over...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats' Jordan Zimmerman (flu) scratched; Tanner Roark to start today

Last year's All-Star, 19-game winner and Cy Young candidate, RHP Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, was scratched from his first start of the 2014 season with "a nasty chest cold that swept through the clubhouse late in spring training and has carried over into the regular season," according to Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider. RHP Tanner Roark, who surprised...
Via MLB Injury News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanner Roark wins fifth starter job for Nats

Tanner Roark, who had a fantastic major league debut late last season and combined that with an impressive spring training, has won the fifth starter job in the Washington National starting pitching rotation.   Roark was competing with veteran Chris Young, Taylor Jordan, and Ross Detwiler for the final starting slot.   Young was given his release by the Nationals and Jordan was...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Tanner Roark Analysis and Forecast

Washington Nationals rookie righthander Tanner Roark has flourished after an August 6 callup. After putting up a 1.19 ERA over 9 games and 22.2 innings in the bullpen, Roark earned his first major league start September 7th. He won that game and his next two starts. All told, the soon-to-be 27 year-old hurler has managed a sparkling 7-0 record and a 1.08 ERA in 41.2 innings, holding...
Via Baseball News Source
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Coming off seven scoreless innings Tanner Roark will pitch twice this week for Washington (MLB Two Start Pitchers Wk 25)

The postponed game between the Nationals and Braves this week cost Tanner Roark a two-start week, but he is scheduled to pitch twice this coming week. He was outstanding again in his last start against the Braves. Roark pitched seven scoreless innings allowing only two hits while fanning six. Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals should give him a test, but there is no reason to think...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tanner Roark an add worthy two start pitcher in Week 25

Tanner Roark – Washington Nationals (6-0, 1.30) vs. ATL (Alex Wood) & MIA (TBA) Tanner Roark is 6-0 to start his big-league career with an outstanding 1.30 ERA. He has started only twice, the rest of his appearances have come out of the bullpen, but he has 26 strikeouts over 34.2 innings since making his debut on August 7th. His two wins while starting came against the Mets...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Roark stars in first major league start as Nationals beat the Marlins, 9-2

At the trade deadline in 2010 Tanner Roark amounted to what baseball people call “inventory” — a spare arm to suck up innings in the bushes. It only took a journeyman infielder for the Washington Nationals to pry him and another Class AA pitcher from the Texas Rangers. Roark refused to the let the label stick. He climbed up the Nationals’ farm system. He earned an invitation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals select RHP Roark from Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals called up right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark from Triple-A Syracuse, optioned left-hander Xavier Cedeno back to the minors and moved lefty starter Ross Detwiler to the 60-day disabled list. The moves came before Washington's game against Atlanta on Tuesday night. Roark is 9-3 with two saves and a 3.15 ERA in 33 games at Syracuse in 2012, 11 as a starter...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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