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Who are the most improved pitchers based on projections?

What follows represents an attempt by the author to utilize the projections available at the site to identify the five starting pitchers whose per-inning WAR projections have most improved since the beginning of the season. For every pitcher, what I’ve done is first to calculate his preseason (PRE) WAR projection prorated to 150 innings, averaging […]
Via Fangraphs
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' comeback, sweep attempt fall just short vs. Nationals

MIAMI -- Tanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start and the Washington Nationals averted a series sweep by snapping the Miami Marlins' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Wednesday. For the fourth start in a row, Roark (11-6) allowed one run in seven innings, lowering his ERA to 2.74. Drew Storen allowed two runs in the ninth before retiring Reid Johnson on a forceout...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Roark, Nats win 4-1, hand Reds seventh-straight loss

Tanner Roark won the final spot in Washington's rotation during spring training. Halfway through the season, he's the Nationals' top winner. Roark allowed only three singles over seven innings on Friday night, and Denard Span matched Cincinnati's hit total with his four singles, leading the Nationals to a 4-1 victory that extended their surge and the Reds' slump...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Roark pitches Nats to opening series win over Reds

Tanner Roark (10-6) provided the Washington Nationals with a solid mound performance to lead the Nats to a 4-1 win over the Reds.  The Nationals have won five of their last six, while the Reds dropped the seventh straight game.  Roark threw 7 innings and scattered just 3 hits and 1 run while fanning 6 batter to earn his tenth win of the season. Offensively, the Nats compiled 12...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Tanner Roark get pelted with sunflower seeds during TV interview on Saturday

So Wilmingon, Illinois native and Cubs fan Tanner Roark had a rough go of it in his homecoming start at Wrigley Field on Friday (10 hits, 4 runs, loss, etc.). It didn't get much better when FOX interviewed Roark in the dugout during the fourth inning of Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader, as a relentless rain of sunflower seeds pelted Roark throughout the proceedings. It seems...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers Week 12: Tanner Roark, Marcus Stroman

Every week I will compile a list of all the two-start pitchers during the next period. Not every player on this list should be used, let’s make that clear up front, but if you are desperate and need to pick someone up, maybe you can grab a pitcher from this list.  I will give you the players name and who his opponents are. Make sure to pay attention to his opponents and that is...
Via FF Locker Room
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Why Tanner Roark has been the biggest surprise

Heading into their 2014 campaign the Washington Nationals were projected to have one of the best, if not the best, starting rotation in Major League Baseball. However, up until about two weeks ago the rotation as a whole had failed to meet expectations, with the exception of fifth starter Tanner Roark. In spring training Washington was confident in their dominant first four starters...
Via isportsweb.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: The rise of Tanner Roark

As part of a starting rotation that features Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, and Jordan Zimmermann, Tanner Roark often gets lost as part of the shuffle. The 27 year old Roark is a late bloomer, and someone many people around the major leagues never considered to be a true threat to make the big leagues, much less develop into a solid starter. Just 18 months ago, any team in baseball...
Via isportsweb.com
April 28, 2014  |  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
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