David Ross RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Cubs almost accidentally dumped a cooler of ammonia on David Ross

    SB Nation "David Ross hit his 100th career home run Friday, an obviously special milestone for the Cubs' veteran catcher. His teammates wanted to celebrate by dumping a cooler full of Gatorade on him. They almost screwed up in a pretty big way. " May 29

  • Ross not averse to managing once playing days end

    The Score "David Ross isn't in the majors because of his bat. A career .228 hitter, the Chicago Cubs catcher probably isn't in the majors because of his defense, either. As a 39-year-old who will hit free agency in 2017, there isn't much to be desired from Ross the player. Ross the manager, on the..." May 19

  • Cubs' Ross says past users created current PED suspicions

    The Score "David Ross played up the recent Jake Arrieta-Stephen A. Smith war of words to perfection when he asked why nobody accuses him of taking performance-enhancing drugs. That was all fun and games, though. On Friday, the Chicago Cubs catcher wasn't laughing when he made much more pointed comments..." April 30

  • Jason Heyward is paying for a hotel suite for David Ross all season long

    Hardball Talk "David Ross has always been known to be a leader and mentor to teammates. Indeed, there may not be a guy in the game who is talked about in more glowing terms as a teammate at present than Ross. Jason Heyward and Ross were teammates with the Braves and are, once again, teammates with the Cubs. And..." February 25

  • Cubs: David Ross confirms he will retire after 2016

    CSN Chicago "On the day of the Cubs' first official workout, David Ross confirmed 2016 would be his last season as a player. It wasn't exactly a bombshell or a surprise, given Ross is in the final year of his deal with the Cubs and he's been hinting at retirement for a little while now. "It's time," Ross..." February 21

  • David Ross Likely To Retire After Season

    MLB Trade Rumors "Cubs catcher David Ross said yesterday that he’s likely to retire after this season in an appearance on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM (Twitter link). The veteran is entering the second and final season of the two-year, $5MM free agent deal he signed to join the Chicago organization. “I think..." November 17

  • David Ross says he will return to Cubs in 2016

    NBC Sports "David Ross told Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe this weekend that he will return to the Cubs for the 2016 season. The veteran catcher inked a two-year, $5 million free agent contract with Chicago in December 2014, so he’s simply honoring that. Ross batted just .176/.267/.252 in 182 plate..." October 25

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    Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

    David Ross not w the team. Family matters. Matt Szczur up. Ross gone min 3 days, max 7.

  • Cubs catcher David Ross might be ready to return soon

    Chicago Tribune "David Ross might return sooner than expected, pending the results of an MRI on Miguel Montero's left thumb. Montero left Saturday's game after two innings after jamming his thumb while trying to catch a pitch from Jon Lester in the first inning of the Cubs' 5-1 loss to the White Sox. "I..." July 12

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    Carrie Muskat @CarrieMuskat

    #Cubs Ross has passed post concussion test but most likely will not be activated until post All Star break

  • Cubs place David Ross on 7-day concussion disabled list

    Hardball Talk "According to Bruce Miles of the Daily Herald, the Cubs have placed veteran catcher David Ross on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports that Ross has been dealing with symptoms since he took a ball of his mask during Wednesday’s game against the Mets. The Cubs have..." July 04

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: David Ross to #Cubs, two years, $5M.

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    david ross is signing with padres

  • John Farrell tabs David Ross behind the plate again for Game 6

    Boston Herald "The way John Farrell sees it, Game 6 of the World Series is not the time to mess with a good thing. And so, David Ross will remain in the Red Sox lineup tonight. Ross took over behind the plate after slumping catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s errant throw led to the obstruction call that..." October 30

  • David Ross catches moment

    Boston Herald "This time of year most major leaguers look at the interview room as if it’s a torture chamber. David Ross looked at it like it was Disney World. There are improbable heroes and then there was Ross last night, the light shining on him in the game’s most brilliant moment. When you’re batting .125..." October 29

  • Ortiz, Ross expected to start again in Game 5

    WEEI Boston "Red Sox manager John Farrell said after his team’s 4-2 win in Game 4 of the World Series that he expects to have David Ortiz at first base for the third straight contest in Game 5 of the World Series and that he “likely” will have catcher David Ross back in the starting lineup to work with..." October 28

  • Ross making slow and steady progress

    ESPN Boston "For the first time since suffering a pair of concussions earlier in the season injured Red Sox catcher David Ross says he’s finally been feeling normal for the last two weeks and he’ll continue his minor league rehab assignment with the Pawtucket Red Sox for the next few days. After two rehab..." August 14

  • Ross diagnosed with concussion

    CSN New England "Red Sox catcher David Ross has been diagnosed with a concussion and will be shut down from all physical activity for the next two weeks. Ross visited with concussion specialist Dr. Michael Collins in Pittsburgh Thursday, who diagnosed the concussion. Ross suffered a concussion in mid-May and..." June 22

  • Red Sox place Clay Buchholz, David Ross on DL

    Boston Herald "Clay Buchholz finally threw his bullpen session between games of the rain-delayed day-night doubleheader. Alas, he went on the disabled list anyway. As tonight's game was beginning, the Red Sox announced Buchholz has been placed on the 15-day disabled list and catcher Ryan Lavarnway has been..." June 18

  • Backup catcher David Ross gets clearance to return

    Boston Herald "David Ross is admittedly not much of a crier. So when the Red Sox backup catcher became emotional in a normal conversation with his wife just days after taking two foul tips off his forehead, sending shards of plastic and paint from his helmet flying into the air, he knew there was something..." May 25

  • Concussion symptoms still dogging Ross

    Boston Herald "The Red Sox have had their share of injuries this season, but one body part in particular is getting more than its fair share of hurt. The head. David Ross is the second Red Sox player this season to go on the disabled list with a concussion. And, it was learned yesterday, just like Stephen..." May 18

  • Injuries starting to mount for Red Sox

    Boston Globe "Following a 6-1 loss against the Twins, some notes from the clubhouse: • The Red Sox injury bug has arrived. With two closers – Andrew Bailey and Joel Hanrahan on the disabled list – Will Middlebrooks was undergoing a CT scan for pain on his right side. David Ross, with whom Middlebooks..." May 08