Ross Detwiler

Baseball Player
Born Mar 6, 1986

Ross Emery Detwiler is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals. He is a 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) left-handed pitcher with a mid 90s fastball that has topped out at 96 miles per hour. He throws a fastball, curveball, and changeup.

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  • Detwiler Up In Wrong Way For Rangers In 6 3 Loss To Angels
    NYTimes - Apr 14, 2015
  • National League Game Capsules
    Fox News - Jul 04, 2013
  • National League Game Capsules
    Fox News - Jun 23, 2013
  • Nats' Detwiler Sent To Dl
    Fox News - May 27, 2013


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1986 Birth Born on March 6, 1986.


2004 18 Years Old Ross Detwiler grew up in Wentzville, Missouri, and graduated from Wentzville Holt High School in 2004. … Read More


2006 20 Years Old In college, Detwiler pitched for Missouri State University of the Missouri Valley Conference. In 2006, he was a member of the All-MVC Tournament team, and he also pitched innings in two starts for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League, accruing a 1.74 ERA, striking out 14 batters, and issuing three walks before moving on to play for Team USA.
…  He was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the first round of the 2007 MLB draft and made his MLB debut late that season. … Read More
2009 - 2010 3 More Events
2011 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Detwiler made his return to major league play in July 2011 after recovering from hip surgery, and he remained in rotation for the remainder of the 2011 season.
2012 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Detwiler was named to the starting rotation for the 2012 season. … Read More
2013 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Detwiler missed significant time in 2013 with an oblique injury and a pinched nerve in his back. … Read More
2014 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Detwiler started the 2014 season in a long relief role.
He began the 2015 season as a starter but recorded an 0–5 record and a 6.95 ERA, before being placed on the disabled list on May 15 due to shoulder inflammation. … Read More


2016 30 Years Old 1 More Event
The Indians purchased his contract on April 3, 2016. … Read More
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