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Tanner Roark

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Washington Nationals

2018 Stats

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3-7

ERA

3.87

WHIP

1.18

K

72

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

During his breakout 2016 season, Roark compensated for shaky command with a high rate of soft contact. In fact, he ranked third among starting pitchers in soft contact percentage (23.1). That number t...

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2018 ADP:  244.8

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 240   DOB: 10/5/1986   BORN: Wilmington, IL   COLLEGE: Illinois   DRAFTED: 25th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Tanner Roark Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $6.475 million deal with the Nationals in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

June 17, 2018  –  Tanner Roark News

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Roark allowed four runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out two across four innings Sunday against the Blue Jays. He didn't factor into the decision.

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Tanner Roark 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
2010 23 AA HAR 6 6 0 36.0 35 10 5 33 9 1 1 0 0 0 2.50 1.22
2010 23 AA FRI 6 17 0 105.0 113 49 8 75 33 10 5 0 0 0 4.20 1.39
2011 24 AA HAR 21 21 0 117.0 125 61 10 92 39 9 9 0 0 0 4.69 1.40
2012 25 AAA SYR 28 26 0 147.2 161 72 14 130 47 6 17 0 0 0 4.39 1.41
2013 26 AAA SYR 33 11 0 105.2 85 37 6 84 20 9 3 2 0 0 3.15 1.00
2013 26 MAJ WAS 14 5 0 53.7 38 9 1 40 11 7 1 0 0 1 1.51 0.91
2014 27 MAJ WAS 31 31 1 198.7 178 63 16 138 39 15 10 0 0 0 2.85 1.09
2015 28 A POT 1 1 0 4.0 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.75
2015 28 AA HAR 1 1 0 2.0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.00
2015 28 MAJ WAS 40 12 0 111.0 119 54 17 70 26 4 7 1 1 4 4.38 1.31
2016 29 MAJ WAS 34 33 0 210.0 173 66 17 172 73 16 10 0 0 1 2.83 1.17
2017 30 MAJ WAS 32 30 0 181.3 178 94 23 166 64 13 11 0 0 0 4.67 1.33
2018 31 MAJ WAS 15 14 0 88.3 75 38 12 72 29 3 7 0 0 0 3.87 1.18
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3-Year Averages     35 25 0 167.4 156 71 19 136 54 11 9 0 0 1 3.82 1.25
Career  (View All)     166 125 1 843.0 761 324 86 658 242 58 46 1 3.46 1.19

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Tanner Roark Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 17 @Tor 4.0 8 4 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.87 1.18
Jun. 12 @NYY 6.0 6 3 3 2 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.63 1.11
Jun. 6 TB 6.0 6 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.56 1.10
Jun. 3 @Atl 0.3 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.61 1.09
May. 31 @Atl 6.7 7 4 4 0 5 3 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.38 1.07
May. 26 @Mia 7.0 4 1 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.17 0.99
May. 19 LAD 7.0 6 3 3 0 1 8 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.39 1.01
May. 10 @Ari 7.0 4 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.33 1.01
May. 5 Phi 6.3 6 3 3 1 3 9 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.65 1.08
Apr. 30 Pit 7.0 6 2 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.55 1.03
Apr. 24 @SF 6.0 6 4 4 2 2 4 1 2 0 L 0 0 0 3.77 1.00
Apr. 18 @NYM 7.0 2 2 2 0 3 6 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.24 0.92
Apr. 13 Col 6.0 3 2 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.50 1.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.1 IP/G
16.3 22 11 11 5 5 11 1 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 6.06 1.65
Last 30 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
37.0 39 19 19 5 13 27 3 0 0 1-4 0 0 0 4.62 1.41
Last 60 Games (Team)
13 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
76.3 66 33 32 10 24 57 6 2 0 2-7 0 0 0 3.77 1.18

Tanner Roark Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018191421444927.254
2017398744110018215.284
20164057644751116.214

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018174301531705.203
20173789223781328.223
20164509629989111.241

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201837.3230371263.861.18
201794.76609027155.041.33
2016112.79601014272.721.20

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201851.0140351763.881.18
201786.7750763784.261.34
201697.37407131102.961.14
Tanner Roark vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Tanner Roark 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
2010 23 AA HAR 6 6 36.0 8.25 2.25 3.67 1.25 87.2% 2.50 3.92 .305
2010 23 AA FRI 6 17 105.0 6.43 2.83 2.27 0.69 70.3% 4.20 3.76 .322
2011 24 AA HAR 21 21 117.0 7.08 3.00 2.36 0.77 66.9% 4.69 3.84 .326
2012 25 AAA SYR 28 26 147.2 7.95 2.87 2.77 0.86 70.1% 4.39 3.85 .340
2013 26 AAA SYR 33 11 105.2 7.19 1.71 4.20 0.51 68.7% 3.15 3.00 .271
2013 26 MAJ WAS 14 5 53.7 6.71 1.84 3.64 0.17 1.97 83.3% 92.6 MPH 1.51 2.57 .249
2014 27 MAJ WAS 31 31 198.7 6.25 1.77 3.54 0.72 1.20 76.6% 91.1 MPH 2.85 3.54 .277
2015 28 A POT 1 1 4.0 11.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.70 .323
2015 28 AA HAR 1 1 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 4.50 1.20 .355
2015 28 MAJ WAS 40 12 111.0 5.68 2.11 2.69 1.38 1.90 71.1% 92.8 MPH 4.38 4.77 .296
2016 29 MAJ WAS 34 33 210.0 7.37 3.13 2.36 0.73 1.80 78.6% 92.1 MPH 2.83 3.84 .271
2017 30 MAJ WAS 32 30 181.3 8.24 3.18 2.59 1.14 1.88 67.6% 92.2 MPH 4.67 4.18 .310
2018 31 MAJ WAS 15 14 88.3 7.34 2.95 2.48 1.22 1.38 71.7% 91.0 MPH 3.87 4.52 .262
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 6.3 7.66 3.22 2.38 0.95 72.2% 3.84 3.94 .289
Rest Of Season     0 19 118.6 7.35 2.99 2.46 0.91 72.5% 3.72 3.88 .286
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3-Year Averages     35 25 167.4 7.31 2.90 2.52 1.02 72.8% 3.82 4.02 .290
Career     166 125 843.0 7.02 2.58 2.72 0.92 74% 3.46 3.86 .282

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Tanner Roark Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 88.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Tanner Roark    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.48 K/BB
WEAK
7.34 K/9
WEAK
2.95 BB/9
WEAK
91.0 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.2 HR/9
WEAK
1.38 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.87 ERA
AVERAGE
1.18 WHIP
GOOD
4.52 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.262 BABIP
LOW
71.7% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Tanner Roark: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Roark (3-7) allowed three runs on six hits and two walks across six innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Yankees. He struck out five.

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Roark (3-6) picked up the win Wednesday against the Rays, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out four across six innings.

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Roark (2-6) retired one of three hitters and allowed a two-run walkoff homer in the ninth inning to take the loss Sunday against the Braves.

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Roark (2-5) allowed four earned runs on seven hits and five walks while striking out three across 6.2 innings to take the loss Thursday against the Braves.

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Roark allowed one earned run on four hits while walking two and striking out five across seven innings Saturday. He did not factor into the decision.

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Roark (2-4) took the loss in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Dodgers. He allowed three runs over seven innings while notching eight strikeouts and just one walk.

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Roark will be pushed back two days in the rotation to start Friday's series opener against the Dodgers, the Associated Press reports. He'll thus miss out on a scheduled turn Wednesday against the Yankees, with the Nationals naming Max Scherzer the starter for that contest.

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Roark didn't factor into the decision against the Diamondbacks on Thursday, giving up just one earned run on four hits over seven innings, striking out four and walking none as the Nationals eventually prevailed 2-1 in extra innings.

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Roark (2-3) struck out nine but took the loss against the Phillies on Saturday, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks over 6.1 innings.

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2018

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2017

After a rough season bouncing between the rotation and bullpen in 2015, Roark returned to a full-time starting gig last year and picked up right where he left off in 2014, posting a career-best 20.1 percent strikeout rate and again significantly outperforming his FIP (3.79). The secret to his success is not an overpowering fastball but a deep five-pitch arsenal anchored by a plus sinker. In fact, the 30-year-old right-hander was one of just four pitchers last season to get positive value from all five of his pitches. The other three names on that list (Madison Bumgarner, Jake Arrieta and Johnny Cueto) sit among the game's elite. Fatigue may have been an issue late in the season, though, as Roark topped 200 innings for the first time, and his 10 percent walk rate in the second half was a far cry from the 7.4 percent mark he posted in the first half. He's never going to be mistaken for an ace, but he will help fantasy owners cautious enough not to treat him like one. View him as a solid depth piece for a mixed pitching staff, but brace for a bit of negative correction in 2017.

2016

The decision last offseason by Nationals GM Mike Rizzo to spend $200 million on an apparent luxury item like Max Scherzer shut Roark out of the rotation despite his impressive 2014, but injuries to Doug Fister and Stephen Strasburg still allowed him to make 12 starts as he bounced between a starting spot, long and short relief throughout the year. The constant role changes didn't do the 29-year-old any favors, though, and Roark's numbers were well off his breakthrough performance. The main culprit was a HR/FB rate that nearly doubled from the year before, soaring from seven percent to 15.5 percent, and as a pitcher who relies more on command and control of a four-pitch repertoire than on overpowering raw stuff, there's no guarantee the increase is going to simply fade away. The departures of Fister and Jordan Zimmermann in free agency put Roark back in the rotation, but don't expect another sub-3.00 ERA from him.

2015

After a breakout season at Triple-A and impressive effectiveness as a swingman for the Nationals at the end of 2013, Roark didn't miss a beat in locking down the fifth starter role for the club last year. He finished with a 2.85 ERA and 1.09 WHIP, numbers which seem baffling given his relatively pedestrian raw stuff. Right-handers with low-90s fastballs and a merely OK assortment of breaking pitches don't impress the scouts much, but his excellent control (1.8 BB/9 so far in his big league career) and the late movement on his pitches prevent hitters from doing much damage off him despite his lack of big-time strikeout numbers. The league might yet figure him out, although his second half splits don't show any sign of it, and his .270 BABIP will probably rise to some degree, but given the defense behind him and the offense supporting him, Roark isn't necessarily a lock to regress the way it might seem at first glance. The Max Scherzer signing bumps him from the Nationals' rotation, but Roark's just a trade or injury away from being back in the fifth starter role.

2014

Roark wasn't on anybody's prospect radar coming into 2013, even going unclaimed in the Rule 5 draft the previous season, but after putting up a superficially solid line at Triple-A he got the call to the majors when injuries wrecked the Nationals' staff down the stretch. Roark promptly shocked the world with a 1.51 ERA. While he doesn't have the strikeout rate of an elite pitcher he does limit walks and home runs, both very useful traits, but the Nats' rotation seems full up heading into the spring so Roark will likely have to head back to Triple-A to prove his September performance wasn't entirely a fluke.