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...
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.
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...
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February 14, 2014
The Washington Nationals placed left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 4, on Sunday with a lower back strain.
Detwiler, originally projected to start Monday's series opener at Philadelphia, is 2-7 with a 4.04 ERA in 13 starts. He experienced discomfort in his back when he threw his bullpen session Saturday.
Washington is expected...
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July 07, 2013
Up above: Ross Detwiler as seen on TV doing his postgame interview with a Caps 2013 Playoffs rally towel hanging in his locker. Earlier in the day, Detwiler provided thoughts on the Caps-Rangers over at CSNWashington.com.
Nationals 7, Cubs 3: Bryce Harper and his ingrown toenail missing from the lineup, along with Jayson Werth (heading to the DL!), but Ian Desmond provides plenty...
Nice showing by Ross Detwiler for Team USA last night: four shutout innings, one hit, one walk, three Ks, and earned his first ever save. Oh, and he got to keep the game ball for the effort,
(Photo above by @NationalDet)
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The Washington Nationals have agreed to a $2,337,500, one-year deal with left-handed starter Ross Detwiler, avoiding arbitration.
Detwiler earned $485,000 last season, when he went 10-8 with a 3.40 ERA in 33 appearances, including 27 starts, for the NL East champion Nationals.
Washington also avoided salary arbitration with right-handed reliever Craig Stammen by agreeing to a two...
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January 18, 2013
"This could've been a big step. We could've celebrated on their field like they celebrated on our field. I didn't let that happen...It was embarrassing." (Ross Detwiler, via @masnKolko, 9/25/2012)
Phillies 6, Nationals 3: Loss, Detwiler. Nats lose to Phillies; Braves walk-off Marlins. Magic number stuck at five; NL East lead down to four.
(Above: Ross Detwiler screams bad words into his glove as the wheels start coming off in the fifth inning.)
"I don’t want to come out of the game ever. Especially in a spot like that. I put us in a hole early." (Ross Detwiler, via Washington Times, 7/28/2012)
"I was actually pleased with the way Det threw the ball. That was going to be a game where I’m...