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Ryan Webb | Relief Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/5/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Ryan Webb (knee) is slated to throw to live hitters on Thursday.
Webb tweaked his left knee during a workout last weekend, but he's feeling better now and recently resumed throwing from a mound. Assuming all goes well Thursday, he should be cleared to get back into game action. Mar 18 - 8:24 AM

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Ryan Webb (knee) will throw another bullpen session before returning to game action.

Webb tweaked his knee during a workout last weekend, but he has already resumed throwing from a mound. He won't need many outings to get ready for the season, so there's no need to rush him back out there.
Mar 17 - 11:27 AM

Ryan Webb (knee) expects to return to Grapefruit League action this week.

Webb tweaked his knee last weekend during a workout in Orioles camp, but he was able to throw off a mound this past Sunday and is planning to do agility drills on Monday. The right-handed reliever should be fine for the beginning of the regular season.
Mar 16 - 9:24 AM

Ryan Webb (knee) is hopeful that the swelling in his left knee will disappear within the next few days.

Webb injured the knee during a workout on Saturday. An MRI showed no structural damage. He hasn't pitched since the injury and might not be ready to go this weekend, but assuming there are no setbacks, he should return to action soon. Webb put up a 3.83 ERA and a 37/12 K/BB ratio over 49 1/3 innings for the Orioles last season.
Mar 11 - 8:25 AM

Ryan Webb (knee) could be ready to return to game action on Friday.

Webb tweaked his knee during a workout Sunday in Orioles camp, but an MRI showed no structural damage. He still has some swelling, but it shouldn't keep him out of action for long. The 29-year-old had a 3.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 49 1/3 innings out of Baltimore's bullpen last season.
Mar 10 - 11:11 AM

An MRI taken Monday on Ryan Webb's left knee showed no major structural damage.

Webb has some swelling, but the O's expect him to ultimately be fine. The 28-year-old right-hander is fighting for a major league bullpen job this spring in Orioles camp, so he'll need all the Grapefruit League appearances he can get. Webb tweaked the knee in a workout Sunday.
Mar 9 - 3:58 PM

Ryan Webb will undergo an MRI on his left knee Tuesday.

Webb injured his knee during a workout Sunday in Orioles camp. Tuesday's exam will provide the exact diagnosis, but O's manager Buck Showalter acknowledged Monday that the right-hander is going to miss a large chunk of time.
Mar 9 - 3:54 PM

Ryan Webb injured his left knee during a workout Sunday.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter wouldn't offer many details, but he did say that Webb will be "down for a while." The 28-year-old right-hander was trying to earn a spot in middle relief this spring in O's camp.
Mar 9 - 11:06 AM

Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that Ryan Webb underwent surgery on his non-throwing should after the conclusion of the 2014 season.

The procedure was done to tighten up the capsule and provide more stability. The 28-year-old right-hander is expected to be fully healthy and ready to go for spring training where he'll reprise a middle relief role in the Orioles bullpen.
Jan 3 - 1:09 PM

Orioles recalled RHP Ryan Webb from Triple-A Norfolk.

Webb had a 3.80 ERA and 34/10 K/BB ratio over 42 2/3 innings with the Orioles earlier this season. He'll provide some experienced bullpen depth for the stretch run.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 03:04:00 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Ryan Webb to Triple-A Norfolk.

They had to designate him for assignment on Friday because he is three years removed from his major league debut, but Webb will remain in the organization as expected. He'll be back in September, if not before.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 02:20:00 PM

Orioles designated RHP Ryan Webb for assignment.

The roster spot was needed for Andrew Miller. The O's will not lose Webb, as it's a special designation needed for a player that's over three years removed from his major league debut. He'll be officially optioned in a couple days.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 04:51:00 PM

Orioles signed RHP Ryan Webb to a two-year, $4.5 million contract.

The deal was agreed to last Friday and then made official Tuesday after Webb passed his physical. He'll likely serve as a setup man next year in Baltimore.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 05:30:00 PM

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Orioles will announce the signing of Ryan Webb on Monday.

Nightengale also adds that despite the addition of Webb, the O's are still intent on adding a closer. They have recently been linked to John Axford and Chris Perez, and it wouldn't be surprising to see them ink a new closer during the winter meetings. If they are unable to bring in an experienced option, Webb could be in the mix for save opportunities.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 10:12:00 PM

Jonah Keri of Grantland.com reports that the Orioles have signed Ryan Webb to a two-year, $4.5 million deal.

Webb still needs to pass a physical in order for the deal to be completed. The Marlins non-tendered Webb even though he was projected by MLBTradeRumors.com to earn just $1.5 million in arbitration, and now he's going to get $3 million more than that on a two-year pact. It's possible Webb could be in the mix for closing duties in Baltimore if the O's don't bring in someone with ninth inning experience.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 09:18:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
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2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2Ryan Lavarnway
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Everth Cabrera
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
3Jimmy Paredes
4Jayson Nix
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Delmon Young
3Chris Parmelee
4Nolan Reimold
CF1Adam Jones
2Julio Borbon
RF1Travis Snider
2Delmon Young
3David Lough
DH1Steve Pearce
2J.P. Arencibia
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Logan Verrett
8Jason Garcia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Wesley Wright
6Brad Brach
7T.J. McFarland
8Ryan Webb
9Chaz Roe
10Cesar Cabral
11Mark Hendrickson