Ross Detwiler P TEX 3 days ago

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

Detwiler's rotation spot was considered safe despite a poor outing Sunday, but it now appears the left-hander will get at least one turn skipped. The plan is for Detwiler to take some time to work on his mechanics, with the intention of a return to the rotation. He'll likely have a short leash, however, and could be a shaky outing away from a more permanent transition to long relief.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 3 days ago

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

Detwiler has tagged for five earned runs, including three home runs, in his last outing Sunday against Seattle. He only lasted 2.1 innings in that outing but is still scheduled to make his next start on Saturday against the Angels.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 2 weeks ago

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

This was actually an improvement for Detwiler, who allowed eight runs in 4.1 innings in his first start. The former National has been struggling thus far this season making the transition back to the rotation. He'll try to find some success when he makes his start against the Mariners this weekend.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 2 weeks ago

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.

It was Detwiler's first start since July 3, 2013, and he lasted only 4.1 innings. His command was terrible, and the Rangers defense coughed up four errors. Detwiler is scheduled to face the Angels on Monday for his next start.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 1 month ago

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

Yovani Gallardo will start on Opening Day, while the fifth and final spot in the rotation remains up for grabs, with Nick Tepesch and Nick Martinez the leading candidates. Detwiler's having a solid but unspectacular spring, and his first start lines up for Apr. 9 (Thursday) in Oakland.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 1 month ago

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

Detwiler is believed to be the front runner for one of the two rotation spots, a position helped when prospect Alex 'Chi Chi' Gonzalez was sent to minor-league camp Tuesday.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 1 month ago

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

Detwiler was held out of action for a few days due to a sore wrist but will likely square off in an "A" game for his next appearance. He remains in contention for one of the two open rotation spots.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 1 month ago

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

X-rays were negative on Detwiler's wrist after he took a line drive off it in Friday's game, and it sounds like he will make his next scheduled spring start.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 1 month ago

Detwiler (wrist) is expected to make his next spring start after x-rays came back negative, the team's web site report.

Detwiler is widely considered to be a lock for one of the two open rotation spots as long as he pitches reasonably well this spring. He' been solid in his first two appearances and shouldn't miss any additional time due to injury.

Ross Detwiler P TEX 1 month ago

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.

Fortunately for Detwiler he was hit on his non-throwing arm. However, he should still be considered day-to-day until further news is released on the severity of his injury.