Joe Ross

#41 SP / Washington Nationals / EXP: 1YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 205 lb Age: 22 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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      Nationals' Joe Ross: Set top open season in rotation

      Ross is one of the top internal candidates to fill the two openings in the Nats' rotation in 2016, Bill Ladson of reports. Ross and Tanner Roark would replace Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister in the rotation as things stand, although GM Mike Rizzo could still bring in another starter through trade or free agency, and a big spring from a prospect like Lucas Giolito could create a job battle. Ross had a successful major league debut last year, posting a 2.80 ERA and 47:4 K:BB ratio through his first seven big league starts (45 innings) before fading late.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Nationals move Joe Ross to bullpen; Tanner Roark takes spot

      Nationals pitcher Joe Ross will no longer start after being moved to the bullpen, reports Ross has been showing signs of fatigue lately and has given up seven runs in his last two outings. The Nationals will turn to pitcher Tanner Roark will take his spot in the rotation and is expected to start sometime over the weekend at Miami.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Nationals SP Joe Ross to be evaluated after signs of fatigue

      Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross will be evaluated because he has begun to show signs of fatigue, per Ross has lost some velocity as of late, which is a red flag for the organization.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Nationals SP Joe Ross walks six in no-decision in St. Louis

      When Nationals rookie starter Joe Ross arrived on the mound Tuesday night in St. Louis, he was fresh off dominant efforts in beating Milwaukee and San Diego. What became obvious is what he already knew - the Cardinals are not the Brewers or Padres. Ross did not last three innings in a no-decision. He allowed three runs on only one hit, but six walks doomed him to the early exit. Two of his four free passes in a disastrous third inning in which Ross nearly blew a 4-0 lead came around to score. He even walked in a run.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Nationals SP Joe Ross dazzles in victory on Thursday

      Nationals rookie starter Joe Ross enjoyed an excellent outing against the Padres on Thursday. The young right-hander allowed one unearned run on just one hit over six solid innings. He walked two and struck out seven, en route to the 4-2 victory. Ross (5-5, 3.24 ERA) posted the finest start of his young career, as this was the first time he did not allow an earned run in any of his 11 outings. Ross made six starts in August and did not fare all that well. He went 3-2 with a 5.03 ERA in August.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      SP Joe Ross leads Nationals to victory on Saturday

      Nationals rookie pitcher Joe Ross was excellent in his start against the Brewers on Saturday. The young right-hander allowed one run--a Khris Davis solo home run--on six hits over seven solid innings. He struck out four and did not walk a batter, en route to the 6-1 victory. Ross (4-5, 3.56 ERA) enjoyed a nice bounceback effort on Saturday, as he came into the game having given up nine runs in 8 2/3 innings over his previous two starts.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Nationals SP Joe Ross gives up four runs in loss to Giants

      Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross didn't have his best stuff during his start against the Giants on Sunday. Ross allowed four runs on six hits in just four innings. He did manage to strike out six batters in the loss. With the loss, Ross dropped to 3-5 on the season with a 3.86 ERA.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Nationals SP Joe Ross gets roughed up by Dodgers on Tuesday

      Nationals starter Joe Ross had a rough outing against the Dodgers on Tuesday. The rookie right-hander allowed five runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings in the 5-0 loss. He walked four and struck out one, throwing 52 of his 89 pitches for strikes. Ross (3-4, 3.44 ERA) cruised through the first three innings, as he kept the Dodgers off the board. But Yasiel Puig touched him up for a two-run home run in the fourth and a three-run triple in the fifth inning to account for all of the scoring in the game. This was Ross' worst start of his young career, as it's the first time he allowed more than three runs. It was also his shortest outing of the season--he had gone at least five innings in each of his first seven starts.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Nationals SP Joe Ross stays solid in Thursday victory

      Nationals right-hander Joe Ross has become a quality start machine. His latest example was Thursday against Arizona. Ross earned his first win since June 19 by holding the Diamondbacks to one run on five hits in six innings. He walked none and fanned seven. His lone hiccup wound up over the fence in the fifth inning, courtesy of Jarrod Saltalamacchia. He retired nine straight batters at one point and finished with a flourish by getting six of the last seven out. Ross has six consecutive quality starts, during which he has surrendered only 11 runs in 40 innings pitched. He has shrunk his ERA to 2.80.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Nationals SP Joe Ross gets no-decision in loss to Mets Saturday

      Nationals rookie starter Joe Ross was solid in his outing on Saturday, but was left with a no-decision in the 3-2 loss to the Mets. Ross allowed two runs on four hits over 6 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out six, throwing 64 of his 92 pitches for strikes. Ross was bitten by the longball in the is one, specifically by Lucas Duda. Both runs Ross gave up on Saturday came on a pair of solo home runs by Duda, one in the fourth and another in the seventh. Overall this season, the youngster has been solid this year. Saturday's performance lowered his ERA to 3.00, as he has not allowed more than three runs in any of the first six starts of his career.

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