DAVID ROSS NEWS

David Ross comments on Jake Arrieta's start in bad weather

Cubs catcher David Ross has some thoughts on Jake Arrieta's start against the Brewers.
Via CSN Chicago
18 hours ago

Arrieta 'grateful' to be able to play with Ross

Jake Arrieta talks about David Ross' impact on the Cubs pitcher and the team.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Montero day to day with back stiffness

Cubs catcher Miguel Montero was scratched from Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers because of a stiff back, and his status was day to day. David Ross started in place of Montero, who was available if needed later in the game.
Via Cubs.com
2 days ago

Memories of catching no-no enough for Ross

David Ross and Dexter Fowler had planned on hosting a pizza party at their hotel before Jake Arrieta's no-hitter Thursday night, but the milestone made the Cubs' players get-together even more special.
Via Cubs.com
6 days ago

Fan runs on field, hauled off after Arrieta's no-hitter

CINCINNATI (AP) A fan briefly ran onto the field to join the celebration of Jake Arrieta's no-hitter before being removed by security. Chicago Cubs players at the time were rushing the mound to congratulate Arrieta. He had just thrown the first no-hitter of the season Thursday night in a 16-0 rout of the Reds in Cincinnati. The NL Cy Young winner was hugging catcher David Ross...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ross: 'Special moment' to be a part of Arrieta's no-no

David Ross discusses Jake Arrieta's command during his second career no-hitter in the Cubs' 16-0 win over the Reds.
Via CSN Chicago
7 days ago

Ross: We're going to have some off days

CSN's Kelly Crull goes one-on-one with Cubs veteran catcher David Ross ahead of Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies.
Via CSN Chicago
13 days ago

We Get It…David Ross is Old

Just in time for the “Jamie Moyer is so old…” jokes to grow stale come the same hackneyed retorts about David Ross’ age. We’ve already seen the 38-year-old get led through the clubhouse (complete with a “G-Pa Rossy” uniform) using a bat as a cane…now comes this. #Cubs gave David Ross some new wheels pic.twitter.com/nyYyTgMokM — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) March...
Via Hall of Very Good
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

The oldest Chicago Cub is using his baseball bat as a cane

38-year-old backup Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross is fully embracing his role as the old man on the team in his final season.Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo started an Instagram account (handle: GrandpaRossy_3) to document Ross' "year-long retirement tour," and on Wednesday captured a video of Ross pretending to hobble around the clubhouse while using a bat for support. 
Via Fox Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

David Ross: Future Big-League Manager

David Ross would like to manage in the big leagues some day. According to several of his peers, he’ll be a worthy candidate. The 38-year-old Chicago Cubs catcher was by far the most popular choice when I asked a cross section of uniformed personnel: Which Current Players Are Future Managers? What will Ross’s managerial style be, when and if he’s given an opportunity to lead...
Via Fangraphs
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs Player Profile: David Ross

David Ross Position: Catcher 2015 Stats: 72 G, 182 PA, .176/.267/.252, .203 TAv, -0.3 WARP   Year in Review: We can now all officially exhale and say that, no, David Ross wasn’t exactly what many hoped for on the field in his debut year with the Cubs. Yes, we know what Ross can do, and […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs' Ross hints at retirement after 2016 season

For Chicago Cubs' catcher David Ross, it appears retirement is on the horizon for the 14-year MLB veteran. In an interview with MLB Network Radio, Ross eluded that the 2016 season will likely be his last. "I think this is probably going to be it for me," he told MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM. "Time to be a dad. I'm going to give it one more run" In 72 games for the Cubs, Ross...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Saying Goodbye to the 2015 Cubs is Hard

As I sat and watched the second through ninth innings of Game 4 where the end of the Cubs 2015 season had pretty much already been decided after the first inning, I tried to appreciate the small moments we still had left with this team. I clapped along to Starlin's walk-up music each time he came up, knowing we might never hear it again at Wrigley. Rizzo's "Bad Blood." Schwarber...
Via Obstructed View
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cespedes nails Castro with rocket throw home

By now you would think MLB teams have enough video evidence and scouting reports to know that trying to score a run when Yoenis Cespedes fields a ball is probably a bad idea. The dude has a cannon for a right arm that will gun baserunners down. The latest example of that happened in the fifth inning of Saturday’s NLCS Game 1 between the Cubs and Mets. With the score tied 1-1 and...
Via The Outside Corner
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ross Explains Role In Cubs-Pirates Brawl, Sean Rodriguez Scrap

Tempers flared Wednesday night at PNC Park. An unlikely player was in the middle of the drama. Chicago Cubs catcher Davis Ross, known across Major League Baseball as a consummate professional, was involved in a dust-up with Pittsburgh Pirates utility player Sean Rodriguez when the benches cleared in the seventh inning of the teams’ National League Wild Card Game. The incident stemmed...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Sox-Connected Cubbies Win Wild Card Over Bucs, 4-0

(Getty Images)Jon Lester, David Ross, Anthony Rizzo, Quintin Berry, Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer—even "consultants" Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis! These are some of the Red Sox connections on this year's Chicago Cubs ballclub. Last night, the North Siders blanked the home-town Pirates 4-0 in yet another stunning pitching display by Baltimore Oriole cast-off Jake Arrieta. Can you...
Via FenwayNation
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Red Sox player will you watch in postseason?

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer What? Red Sox in the 2015 postseason?Not really, but there are quite a few previous players still making a run elsewhere at another World Series Ring.Let's see who might be of interest to watch this postseason. Below the overview, with thanks to Rob Bradford, to help you when channel hopping to watch your favorite players at the plate or on the...
Via RedSoxLife
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Respected Ross Putting Experience to Work

When David Ross signed with the Cubs two days before Christmas, 2014, few expected him to bring much to the table with his bat in the new season. That’s good; low expectations have thereby saved thousands of fans from disappointment. Ross has put up a .211 TAv over 168 plate appearances in 2015, which is […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The David Ross Effect

*All stats are through September 1, unless otherwise noted The Babe Ruth Impression In recent seasons, a late July swoon on the North Side would hardly be cause for panic, as teams already going nowhere had little else to lose. In 2015, however, the post All-Star break malaise was putting a damper on the most exciting and promising Chicago Cubs season in nearly a decade. On July...
Via BP Wrigleyville
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Maddon jokes Ross' relief work and HR must be first since Babe Ruth

With the wild-card contending Chicago Cubs getting blown out Sunday by the last-place Philadelphia Phillies one day after being no-hit, and on the verge of being swept, catcher David Ross provided a little relief, and maybe even a release for the struggling club. The 38-year-old backup catcher was summoned to take the mound to mop things up in the ninth. Making his second pitching...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Catcher David Ross Pitches Perfect Inning, Hits Home Run (Videos)

David Ross: Greatest baseball player of all-time. OK, not really. But the former Boston Red Sox backstop had himself a game in Sunday’s 11-5 loss, though all in one inning of work. With Ross’ Chicago Cubs being blown out 11-4 by the Philadelphia Phillies the day after getting no-hit for the first time in 50 years by Cole Hamels, the 38-year-old entered the game to help save the...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs catcher Ross mouths off from the dugout, gets tossed

Cubs catcher David Ross wasn't pleased with home plate umpire Paul Schrieber during Monday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds. Thing is, Ross wasn't even playing. He got infuriated from the dugout while Dexter Fowler was at the plate. Ross was screaming from the dugout, Schrieber told him to hush up, Ross responded and then got the hook. The video shows the outburst, and you...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Lester, David Ross and Miguel Montero

Last night was a good night for Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs, until the seventh inning. With David Ross hitting the seven day disabled list, that meant that everyone’s dream would come true and Miguel Montero would finally be the starting catcher for Lester; which would prove that Ross was just taking up a roster spot. This is a hope for fans, because some believe that means...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs place Ross on disabled list

  The Cubs have placed catcher David Ross on the seven-day disabled list with a mild concussion, according to CSN Chicago. "I was a little off a couple days ago. I'm probably always a little off. It's hard to tell what's norm for me," Ross joked to CSN Chicago. "I had a three-day headache that was going on and some nausea and some small symptoms that were going on the day after...
Via Fox Sports
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs select Richard's contract, place Ross on 7-day DL

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have selected left-hander Clayton Richard's contract from Triple-A Iowa in time for Saturday's start against the Miami Marlins and placed catcher David Ross on the seven-day concussion disabled list. They also selected catcher Taylor Teagarden's contract from Iowa and optioned right-hander Donn Roach to Triple-A on Saturday. Infielder Tommy La Stella...
Via AP on Fox
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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