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Robbie Ross | Relief Pitcher | #28

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 218
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (0) / TEX
Contract: view contract details
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Robbie Ross underwent season-ending back surgery on Thursday morning.
Ross is expected to be ready for the start of spring training in 2018. He logged just nine innings of relief this year at the major league level due to back and elbow troubles. Aug 31 - 11:35 AM

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Red Sox transferred LHP Robbie Ross to the 60-day disabled list.

Nothing has changed in the recovery for the left-hander, this was done merely as a procedural move to free up a roster spot for the promotion of Rafael Devers on Monday.
Jul 24 - 12:26 AM

Red Sox placed LHP Robbie Ross on the 10-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.

Ross was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket back on May 19, but he had yet to make an appearance there because his elbow has been barking. That option has been reversed and Ross is now on the major league disabled list. There is no timetable for his return to action.
Jun 1 - 12:20 PM

Robbie Ross hasn't pitched since being optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket due to elbow inflammation.

The southpaw struggled during his time with the Red Sox and now has been shut down. There's no clear timetable for his return to action.
May 28 - 10:12 PM

Red Sox optioned LHP Robbie Ross to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Ross has put up a 7.00 ERA over eight appearances this season. He's being replaced in the bullpen by Noe Ramirez.
May 19 - 2:09 PM

Red Sox recalled LHP Robbie Ross from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Ross will be available out of the Red Sox bullpen for Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Brewers. The left-hander has a 4.15 ERA and 1.62 WHIP in 4 1/3 innings of relief this season at the major league level.
May 11 - 11:14 AM

Red Sox optioned LHP Robbie Ross to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Ross holds a 4.15 ERA and 1.62 WHIP over four relief appearances this season. Ben Taylor is taking his spot in the bullpen.
Apr 28 - 12:26 PM

Red Sox activated LHP Robbie Ross from the 10-day disabled list.

Ross was among the Red Sox players who came down with a nasty flu bug at the beginning of the regular season. He'll work as a middle reliever this year for Boston.
Apr 13 - 10:39 AM

Robbie Ross (flu) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday with Triple-A Pawtucket.

Ross was among the Red Sox players who got hit with a nasty flu during the first week of the regular season. He should be ready to rock after one or two tune-up appearances on the farm.
Apr 11 - 10:46 PM

Red Sox placed LHP Robbie Ross on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to April 3, with the flu.

The flu has ravaged the Red Sox clubhouse this week, with Brock Holt and Mookie Betts among those who have been afflicted. Ross should be ready to return after the minimum 10 days unless this illness lingers.
Apr 6 - 4:08 PM

Robbie Ross gave up five runs while getting just two outs in relief Sunday against the Twins.

The Red Sox are counting on Ross to be a significant piece in their pen, but he is one of their few relievers with options remaining, giving them some flexibility if he has additional bad days this month. He's given up six runs and posted a 5/4 K/BB ratio in 6 2/3 innings.
Mar 19 - 5:10 PM

Red Sox and LHP Robbie Ross avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.82 million contract.

The southpaw was arbitration-eligible for the second time. Ross holds a 3.57 ERA out of the Red Sox' bullpen the last two seasons while striking out nearly a batter per inning.
Jan 13 - 4:16 PM

Red Sox and LHP Robbie Ross avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.25 million contract.

MLB Network's Jon Heyman says the reliever can earn more through incentives. Ross, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time, requested $1.325 million when figures were exchanged earlier this month.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 03:12:00 PM

Robbie Ross requested $1.325 million and was offered $1.075 million by the Red Sox when arbitration figures were exchanged Friday.

It's a small discrepancy and one that should be able to be bridged by the two sides. Ross posed a 3.86 ERA and 53/20 K/BB ratio over 60 2/3 innings in 2015 his first year with Boston.
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 09:26:00 AM

Robbie Ross nailed down his sixth as the Red Sox beat the Orioles 2-0 on Sunday in Boston.

Ross struck out the first two batters he faced and then worked around an infield single to protect the combined shutout for the Red Sox. He's been the de facto closer for Boston this month.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 04:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Sandy Leon
2Christian Vazquez
3Blake Swihart
1B1Mitch Moreland
2Sam Travis
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Eduardo Nunez
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Rafael Devers
2Brock Holt
3Marco Hernandez
4Josh Rutledge
5Tzu-Wei Lin
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Chris Young
CF1Jackie Bradley
2Rajai Davis
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1Hanley Ramirez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2David Price
3Rick Porcello
4Drew Pomeranz
5Steven Wright
6Eduardo Rodriguez
7Doug Fister
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Addison Reed
3Joe Kelly
4Matt Barnes
5Carson Smith
6Heath Hembree
7Fernando Abad
8Brandon Workman
9Blaine Boyer
10Austin Maddox
11Robbie Ross
12Tyler Thornburg
13Robby Scott
14Roenis Elias