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Ross Detwiler

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2015 Stats

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0-3

ERA

8.66

WHIP

2.21

K

10

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Detwiler spent last season in the Nationals' bullpen and failed to make any kind of impact, posting a 4.00 ERA and 1.41 WHIP with a very weak 39:21 K:BB ratio in 63 innings. Left-handers who can crank...

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2015 ADP:  608.77

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 215   DOB: 3/6/1986   BORN: St. Louis, MO   COLLEGE: Missouri State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Ross Detwiler Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $3.45 million contract with the Rangers in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

April 28, 2015  –  Ross Detwiler News

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Detwiler allowed two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out five over 5.1 innings of a 2-1 loss to the Mariners Tuesday night.

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Ross Detwiler Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 R GCL 4 4 0 12.0 11 3 1 15 3 0 0 0 2.25 1.17
2007 21 A POT 5 4 0 21.3 27 10 1 13 9 2 2 0 4.22 1.69
2007 21 MAJ WAS 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2008 22 A POT 26 26 0 124.0 140 67 8 114 57 8 8 0 4.86 1.59
2009 23 AA HAR 6 6 0 27.3 28 9 2 28 10 0 3 0 2.96 1.39
2009 23 AAA SYR 10 10 0 49.3 56 17 2 42 20 4 2 0 3.10 1.54
2009 23 MAJ WAS 15 14 0 75.7 87 42 3 43 33 1 6 0 5.00 1.59
2010 24 A POT 1 2 0 6.0 6 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 1.17
2010 24 AA HAR 1 7 0 32.2 38 9 1 31 7 2 2 0 0 0 2.48 1.40
2010 24 AAA SYR 1 1 0 5.0 5 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.80 1.20
2010 24 MAJ WAS 8 5 0 29.7 34 14 5 17 14 1 3 0 0 0 4.25 1.62
2011 25 AAA SYR 16 16 0 87.1 98 44 4 63 32 6 6 0 0 0 4.53 1.49
2011 25 MAJ WAS 15 10 0 66.0 63 22 7 41 20 4 5 0 0 1 3.00 1.26
2012 26 MAJ WAS 33 27 0 164.3 149 62 15 105 52 10 8 0 0 1 3.40 1.22
2013 27 A POT 1 1 0 3.2 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 2.19
2013 27 MAJ WAS 13 13 0 71.3 92 32 5 39 14 2 7 0 0 0 4.04 1.49
2014 28 MAJ WAS 47 0 0 63.0 68 28 5 39 21 2 3 1 1 3 4.00 1.41
2015 29 MAJ TEX 4 4 0 17.7 30 17 6 10 9 0 3 0 0 0 8.66 2.21
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3-Year Averages     31 13 0 99.6 103 40 8 61 29 4 6 0 0 1 3.62 1.33
Career  (View All)     136 73 0 488.7 523 217 46 295 163 20 35 1 4.00 1.40

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Ross Detwiler Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 28 Sea 5.3 5 2 2 1 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 8.66 2.21
Apr. 19 @Sea 2.3 7 5 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 10.95 2.59
Apr. 13 LAA 5.7 8 5 5 2 4 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 9.00 2.40
Apr. 8 @Oak 4.3 10 8 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 10.38 2.77
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.8 IP/G
7.7 12 7 7 4 3 5 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 8.22 1.96
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 4.4 IP/G
17.7 30 20 17 6 9 10 1 0 0 0-3 0 0 0 8.66 2.21
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 4.4 IP/G
17.7 30 20 17 6 9 10 1 0 0 0-3 0 0 0 8.66 2.21

Ross Detwiler Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201518524100.250
20149313319100.226
20138311124210.312

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015745726326.394
2014181261849905.312
20132332813682205.316

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201511.00208635.731.73
201425.7120181235.611.83
201334.314018734.461.60

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20156.701023313.503.00
201437.311121922.891.13
201337.013021723.651.38
Ross Detwiler Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 R GCL 4 4 12.0 11.25 2.25 5.00 0.75 84.6% 2.25 3.03 .347
2007 21 A POT 5 4 21.3 5.48 3.80 1.44 0.42 74.3% 4.22 4.28 .355
2007 21 MAJ WAS 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0% 0.00 1.20 .000
2008 22 A POT 26 26 124.0 8.27 4.14 2.00 0.58 68.8% 4.86 3.58 .359
2009 23 AA HAR 6 6 27.3 9.22 3.29 2.80 0.66 80.6% 2.96 3.31 .346
2009 23 AAA SYR 10 10 49.3 7.66 3.65 2.10 0.36 79.7% 3.10 3.24 .357
2009 23 MAJ WAS 15 14 75.7 5.11 3.93 1.30 0.36 1.09 66.7% 91.0 MPH 5.00 3.93 .330
2010 24 A POT 1 2 6.0 9.00 1.50 6.00 1.50 100% 1.50 3.87 .314
2010 24 AA HAR 1 7 32.2 8.66 1.96 4.43 0.28 81.8% 2.48 2.52 .382
2010 24 AAA SYR 1 1 5.0 3.60 1.80 2.00 0.00 83.3% 1.80 3.00 .292
2010 24 MAJ WAS 8 5 29.7 5.16 4.25 1.21 1.52 1.19 79.1% 89.7 MPH 4.25 5.76 .303
2011 25 AAA SYR 16 16 87.1 6.51 3.31 1.97 0.41 68.3% 4.53 3.49 .340
2011 25 MAJ WAS 15 10 66.0 5.59 2.73 2.05 0.95 1.38 80.3% 92.2 MPH 3.00 4.38 .278
2012 26 MAJ WAS 33 27 164.3 5.75 2.85 2.02 0.82 1.59 74.7% 92.7 MPH 3.40 4.15 .272
2013 27 A POT 1 1 3.2 11.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 85.7% 2.45 0.70 .582
2013 27 MAJ WAS 13 13 71.3 4.92 1.77 2.79 0.63 1.52 73.3% 92.1 MPH 4.04 3.82 .349
2014 28 MAJ WAS 47 0 63.0 5.57 3.00 1.86 0.71 1.48 72.6% 93.0 MPH 4.00 4.23 .312
2015 29 MAJ TEX 4 4 17.7 5.09 4.58 1.11 3.06 0.76 66.7% 91.0 MPH 8.66 8.18 .376
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 9.6 4.92 3.13 1.57 1.24 70.4% 5.19 4.94 .333
Rest Of Season     0 26 136.7 4.91 3.11 1.58 1.20 70.1% 5.19 4.88 .334
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3-Year Averages     31 13 99.6 5.51 2.62 2.10 0.72 74.2% 3.62 3.89 .302
Career     136 73 488.7 5.43 3.00 1.81 0.85 73.3% 4.00 4.25 .306

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2015 Stat Review for Ross Detwiler    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.11 K/BB
TERRIBLE
5.09 K/9
TERRIBLE
4.58 BB/9
TERRIBLE
91.0 MPH Fastball
WEAK
3.1 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.76 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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8.66 ERA
TERRIBLE
2.21 WHIP
TERRIBLE
8.18 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.376 BABIP
HIGH
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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Ross Detwiler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Updating a previous report, Detwiler will not make his regularly scheduled start Sunday, according to the Rangers' official site.

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Detwiler will remain in the rotation instead of moving to the bullpen, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports.

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Detwiler was saddled with his second loss of the season Monday, allowing five runs in 5.1 innings.

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Detwiler got rocked for eight runs -- five earned -- and nine hits while striking out two and walking two in 4.1 innings Wednesday against the A's.

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Detwiler will open the season as the Rangers' fourth starter, MLB.com's TR Sullivan reports.

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Detwiler could nail down a rotation spot with a strong start Wednesday.

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Detwiler (wrist) threw four scoreless innings against primarily minor leaguers in a "B" game Friday.

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Detwiler (wrist) threw a bullpen session Monday, MLB.com's TR Sullivan reports.

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Detwiler (wrist) is expected to make his next spring start after X-rays came back negative, the Rangers' official site reports.

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Detwiler is having precautionary X-rays after taking a line drive to his right wrist in Friday's game against the Giants, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

An oblique injury and back woes limited Detwiler to just 13 fairly ineffective starts last year, and there's been some talk of moving him to the bullpen. That's got more to do with the Nationals' struggles to find a reliable relief lefty in 2013 than it does Detwiler though, and the most likely scenario still sees him breaking camp as the club's No. 5 starter. He doesn't have the raw stuff or pinpoint control to put up huge numbers in that role, but with a good defense behind him and what should be a solid offense around him, he'll have some value.

2013

Detwiler finally established himself as a bona fide major league starter in 2012. He does not get a lot of strikeouts, but succeeded thanks to a 50.8 percent groundball rate and an infield full of potential Gold Glovers behind him. That kind of success can be hard to maintain, and he certainly does not have the fantasy upside of his more celebrated rotation-mates, but as long as the Nationals have the likes of Ian Desmond, Ryan Zimmerman and Danny Espinosa scooping up those grounders, Detwiler will have a pretty good safety net.

2012

Detwiler missed the first half of 2011 recovering from hip surgery, but he posted a good second half in the back of the Nationals' rotation. He features a fastball that averaged 92.2 mph last season, a change-up (his best pitch) and a curveball. Detwiler pitches to contact, and his .272 BABIP was a major reason he kept his ERA below 4.00, and his 24.2 line drive rate shows that opposing hitters hit the ball well. As of now, Detwiler looks as if he will compete for the fifth spot in the Nationals' rotation for 2012, and will probably bounce between the rotation and bullpen for most of the season.

2011

A hip injury scuttled Detwiler's season, leaving him rusty and ineffective even when he did make it back on the mound at the end of the season. The only real success he's had over the last few years came in a six-start stint at Double-A in 2009, and while he'll get a look this spring it's hard to have any confidence either in his ability to stay healthy, or his ability to get out major league batters when he is able to pitch.

2010

Detwiler's 2009 was a mixed bag. He pitched at three levels, finishing the season in the big league rotation, and while his control held steady at all three stops he got more hittable and missed fewer bats the higher he climbed up the ladder. Overall, though, he did a solid job of keeping the ball down and in the park, and barring an offseason spending spree by GM Mike Rizzo or a disastrous spring Detwiler should begin the season as the Nationals' No. four or No. five starter. He's just 24 and still has plenty of ceiling given his low-90s fastball and solid offspeed pitches, and with all eyes on Stephen Strasburg, Detwiler may just fly under the radar this season.

2009

Detwiler's first full pro season was highlighted primarily by control issues, both inside and outside the strike zone, that made general Jim Bowden's brief dalliance with the idea of keeping him in the big league bullpen out of spring training look very silly. Detwiler still has good stuff though, and might yet get his fastball up into the mid-90's once he fills out. While he probably won't fly up the ladder, he still looks like one of the Nationals' top pitching prospects.

2008

The Nationals' top pick in 2007, Detwiler saw limited duty in the minors as the organization was worried about his previous college workload, but he also pitched an inning in the majors in September. The left-hander has three quality pitches including a fastball that can touch the mid 90's and a hard curve, and while he dominated the Gulf Coast League in his brief stint there he was far less impressive at High-A. Expect him to begin 2008 back at High-A, with an eye towards making his 'real' big league debut in 2009.