Joe Ross

#41 SP / Washington Nationals / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lb Age: 23 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • Ross (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday and will need another start or two before being activated by the Nationals, Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports. Ross threw a successful three innings on Sunday during a rehab appearance for Low-A Hagerstown. It was thought that Ross might be able to return to the Nationals later this week, but it now looks like that has been pushed back another week or so as he continues to recover from his injured shoulder.

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    • Nationals' Joe Ross: Throws simulated game
      By RotoWire Staff

      Ross (shoulder) threw a simulated game at Nationals park on Tuesday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports. Ross has been sidelined since early July with shoulder inflammation but has proceeded through his rehab with no setbacks so far. He began throwing off flat ground several weeks ago, took part in pregame drills Friday, and has now taken another step forward by tossing a simulated game. It's unclear whether he'll require a rehab assignment but he appears near the tail-end of his DL stint.

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    • Nationals' Joe Ross: Tosses sim game Tuesday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Ross (shoulder) threw a simulated game Tuesday afternoon, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports. Ross continues to work his way back into form while nursing some inflammation in his throwing shoulder. The right-hander remains without a definitive return timeline, and at this point it's unclear if the Nats plan to send him out on a rehab assignment. The most likely scenario would likely be a couple of bullpen sessions, though the team will certainly exercise caution.

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    • Ross (shoulder) took part in pre-game drills Friday and will likely throw a bullpen session this weekend, The Washington Post reports. "I'm feeling better," Ross said. "Feels like everyday, I'm feeling a little stronger. I don't know exactly what the plan is yet - still have a couple days before I can come back." The Nats don't need a fifth starter until next weekend's home series against the Padres, which should give Ross enough time to throw a couple of bullpens prior to coming off the DL. If he has any kind of setback though, or the team decides he needs a minor league rehab assignment, Lucas Giolito would likely be called back up instead for another spot start or two.

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    • Nationals' Joe Ross: Has first throwing session
      By RotoWire Staff

      Ross (shoulder) threw off flat ground Saturday prior to Washington's game against the Mets, Bill Ladson of MLB.com reports. The right-hander was placed on the disabled list last Sunday, one day after he experienced reduced velocity. Nationals pitching coach Mike Maddux was on hand for the session and indicated Ross was "throwing free and easy." Ross will throw a bullpen session during the All-Star break and hopefully, according to manager Dusty Baker, will be able to pitch when Washington next needs a fifth starter, July 22 at home against the Padres.

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    YearTeamAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIP
    2016 WAS 16 16 95.3 7 4 0 79 26 94 3.49 1.25
    2015 WAS 16 13 76.7 5 5 0 69 21 64 3.63 1.10
    TOTAL 32 29 172.0 12 9 0 148 47 158 3.55 1.19

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    7/02
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    - - - 5.1 10 4.83 0 2 1.88
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    1 - - 6.0 10 4.50 1 7 1.83
    6/22
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    6/17
    1 - - 6.0 6 4.50 2 6 1.33
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    - - - 7.0 5 4.50 0 8 0.71
    6/07
    - - - 4.0 4 4.91 4 5 2.00
    5/31
    1 - - 7.0 3 1.29 2 5 0.71

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