Federal Baseball "The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that scheduled starter Stephen Strasburg has been scratched from tonight's outing against the Atlanta Braves with an illness. No details as of yet, but Nats' skipper Dusty Baker is set to meet with reporters shortly and there should be more..." April 13
Federal Baseball "Coming off a 3.1 fWAR campaign in 2014 in which he went (15-10) with a 2.85 ERA, a 3.47 FIP, 39 walks (1.77 BB/9), 138 Ks (6.25 K/9) and a .236/.281/.351 line against in 31 starts and 198 ⅔ innings pitched, Tanner Roark was moved into a bullpen role when Max Scherzer signed his 7-year/$210M deal..." January 19
CSN Mid-Atlantic "Joe Ross won’t start another game for the Nationals this season, but he’ll still get opportunities to pitch out of the bullpen over the next four weeks while Tanner Roark takes his spot in the rotation. Sensing their rookie right-hander was showing signs of fatigue as his innings count built up..." September 09
Stephen Strasburg (back) will not start for the Nats Friday. Will need to throw a bullpen first and come out of it OK. Roark will start Fri.
MLB.com "Nationals manager Matt Williams has not announced his rotation during the National League Division Series, which starts Friday at Nationals Park. It will be interesting to see what role Tanner Roark will play in the postseason. All indications have him coming out of the bullpen -- at least for the..." September 30
Washington Post "Prepared to spend the day as a spectator, Tanner Roark woke up Thursday morning and saw Steve McCatty had called him. He had no idea why. Roark would not make his season debut until Friday back home at Nationals Park. What could his pitching coach want? And why couldn’t it wait until he arrived at..." April 04
CSN Washington "It had already been an emotional day for the Nationals when they took the field at 7:05 p.m. with two pregame ceremonies honoring the victims of yesterday’s Navy Yard shootings and a visit from Admiral James Winnefeld vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Throw in their come-from-behind..." September 18