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WILL ROBERTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Roberts guides RubberDucks back to even in series

(Akron, Ohio) – Right-hander Will Roberts set a new career-high with 11 strikeouts, and led theAkron RubberDucks to a 5-1 victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels in game two of the Eastern League Western Division Series Thursday night at Canal Park. With the win, Akron (1-1) ties the best-of-five series at a game apiece heading into game three on Friday evening at 7:05 at Richmond’s...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Duke of the Ducks Returns to His Early Season Form

The Akron RubberDucks are in a chase for the post season, and with a drastically different lineup from Opening Day, they’re doing what they can to keep on pushing towards the playoffs. A big reason why they’ve been able to stay in contention this entire season is due to some quality starting pitching. Joseph Colon and Will Roberts have been a huge key to this team’s success...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitching inside paying off for Will Roberts

As the Akron RubberDucks travel to Richmond for a key divisional battle with the first place Flying Squirrels, RubberDucks right-hander Will Roberts has the opportunity to take a stroll down memory lane. When his turn comes to take the mound, the Virginia native can not only feel like he's pitching in a home game, but he can also harken back to the days of his youth when...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberts Adds a Workhorse Attitude to the Rotation

If there is one thing that a pitcher can do to make their manager happy, it’s giving them innings. When a starter can give their team a solid six or seven innings, then that gives the bullpen a break. That can lead to a more effective bullpen when they are able to get more consecutive nights of equal rest. When a starter goes only three or four innings that causes more work for...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Colon’s Continued Command the Next Step in Development

The development of a starting pitcher takes many steps through the minor leagues. For Akron RubberDucks, Joseph Colon, he’s taking another step in the maturation process early this season. The 24-year old Colon is 2-2 in eight starts, with a 2.82 ERA in 44.2 innings in his first Double-A assignment this season. Along with Will Roberts, the two starters have become the front of...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Roberts Will Make Red Sox Debut At Third Base Tuesday vs. Rangers

The Ryan Roberts era has officially begun. The newly acquired third baseman will be in Tuesday night’s lineup and will make his Boston Red Sox debut at Fenway Park against the Texas Rangers at 6:10 p.m. The former Tampa Bay Rays infielder signed with the Red Sox on Monday to help fill the void left at third base by infielder Will Middlebrooks, who was placed on the 15-day disabled...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 IBI Top 50 Prospects: #50 RHP Will Roberts

The IBI's 2014 Indians Top 50 Prospect countdown begins with right-handed pitcher Will Roberts. Roberts is a big, durable arm that the Indians felt made some good strides in 2013 and has been overlooked in their system. In this detailed scouting report, the IBI's Tony Lastoria gives all the details about his stuff, projection and all of the things he worked on in 2013 and...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

AFL Spotlight: Will Roberts

Amazingly, the 2013 Arizona Fall League season wraps up late next week. It has been a little more condensed version than in years past, but it still has given players from all 30 organizations a chance to face some of the best talent in the upper levels of the minors for five weeks. One player who has benefitted from that exposure has been right-handed pitcher Will Roberts. Roberts...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robin Roberts Will Return To ‘Good Morning America’ Full-Time After Labor Day

Beloved television anchor Robin Roberts, who revealed that she had been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (a blood and bone marrow disease) last June, has announced that she will be returning to the anchor desk of Good Morning America shortly after Labor Day. Though she hasn’t returned to full-time duties since undergoing a bone marrow transplant last August, Roberts hasn’t...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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