|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||115.00||6.00||4.00||0.00||3.83||1.26||83.00||26.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs LHB|| 7.0||0||0|| 9.00||0||5||5|
|vs RHB|| 10.0||0||0|| 2.70||0||1||8|
|04/19/2014||Brett Gardner, LF NYY|
Everth Cabrera, SS SD
Brandon McCarthy, SP ARI
|Tyler Skaggs, SP LAA|
Erick Aybar, SS LAA
Tanner Roark, RP WAS
|04/19/2014||Tanner Roark, RP WAS|
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B LAD
|Peter Bourjos, CF STL|
Max Scherzer, SP DET
|04/18/2014||Brad Miller, SS SEA||Tanner Roark, RP WAS|
|Last 10 Games|
|Lone mistake costs Tanner Roark in no-decision |
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(4/16/14) Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark tossed a quality start Wednesday against the Marlins, but had to settle for a no-decision as the offense didn't wake up until late in a 6-3 win.
Roark allowed three runs in six-plus innings, and only really made one mistake in the start. He allowed a three-run home run to Derek Dietrich in the fourth inning, but otherwise kept the Marlins' bats quiet. He ended up being charged with three runs on seven hits and a pair of walks in 6 1/3 innings.
Roark had just one bad start among his three so far, but still has a 5.29 ERA to go with his 1-0 record. His next start is set for Monday against the Angels.
|Tanner Roark hit hard in second start |
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(4/11/14) Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark had a much tougher time of things in his second start Friday against the Braves, after opening the season with a quality start.
Roark had trouble with the Braves almost from the start, as he fell behind early with a four-run second inning. Roark was ultimately tagged for five runs in 4 2/3 innings of work, on five hits and a walk, while striking out three.
The Nationals have discussed the possibility of moving Roark back to the bullpen, but there are currently no plans for that. At this point, his next start is scheduled for Wednesday against the Marlins.
|Tanner Roark might relieve Thursday, lose Friday start |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(4/10/14) Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark is the scheduled starter for the Nationals against Atlanta on Friday, but he could be forced to pitch in relief Thursday, per MASN.com. That would knock him out of the starting assignment.
Washington has had nine relief appearances in the last two days, so its bullpen has been thinned out for the Thursday game.
|Tanner Roark picks up win in season debut |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(4/3/14) Nationals pitcher Tanner Roark picked up a win in his season debut Thursday.
Roark wasn't initally scheduled to pitch, but got the call after Jordan Zimmermann was ruled out due to flu-like symptoms. Roark struggled early, allowing two runs in the first inning. He threw 31 pitches during that inning.
Roark settled in afterwards, throwing just eight pitches in the second, and seven pitches in the third inning. Roark was also unscored upon in the fourth and fifth before striking out the side in the sixth inning.
Roark finished the game with five strikeouts and three walks over six innings. He allowed six hits. Roark's next start could come against the Marlins, but it depends on how the Nationals handle the rotation once Zimmermann returns.
|Tanner Roark has had quite the journey since being a 25th-round pick (Rangers) in 2008. Unlike top prospects, Roark had to pitch his way into relevancy. He earned some attention early in his career when he won 11 games in back-to-back seasons in the minors in 2009 and 2010, but he went 9-9 the following season and then 6-17 in 2012 at Triple-A. Roark started last season at Syracuse bouncing between the rotation and bullpen before he got his first call to the majors after going 9-3 with a 3.15 ERA and .217 opponents' batting average in 33 appearances (11 starts). Roark initially filled a role as a long reliever for Washington, going 4-0 with one hold and a 1.19 ERA in nine August relief appearances. The Nationals then decided to give Roark a shot in the rotation and he didn't disappoint, going 3-1 with a 1.74 ERA and 0.90 WHIP in five September starts. Now, Roark finds himself in the mix for the final spot in the Nationals' rotation, competing with the likes of Ross Detwiler and Taylor Jordan. If Roark emerges with a rotation job, then he deserves late-round consideration in mixed leagues.
(Updated 1/10/14) |
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|4/20/14||STL||1:35 pm||Shelby Miller|
|4/21/14||LAA||7:05 pm||Garrett Richards|
|4/22/14||LAA||7:05 pm||Tyler Skaggs|
|4/23/14||LAA||7:05 pm||Jered Weaver|
|4/24/14||SD||7:05 pm||Eric Stults|
|4/25/14||SD||7:05 pm||Robbie Erlin|
|4/26/14||SD||1:05 pm||Andrew Cashner|
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