Tanner Roark tossed four shutout innings and the bullpen held Japan to one run over the next five frames in the United States' 2-1 World Baseball Classic semifinal win Tuesday.
United States' manager Jim Leyland confirmed Sunday that Tanner Roark will start in Monday's World Baseball Classic semifinal matchup against Japan.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Tanner Roark is likely to start in the World Baseball Classic semifinal in the event that the United States advances to the next round.
Tanner Roark pitched four scoreless frames against the Twins on Sunday.
Tanner Roark tossed three scoreless innings and struck out four Monday against the Cardinals.
Nationals and RHP Tanner Roark avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.315 million contract.
Tanner Roark has committed to pitch for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, reports Jon Morosi of MLB Network.
Tanner Roark couldn't make it through five innings in a no-decision against the Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLDS on Sunday, surrendering two runs on seven hits over 4 1/3 innings.
The Nationals will start Tanner Roark in Game 2 of the NLDS against the Dodgers on Saturday.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said Tuesday that he's "unsettled" about who will start Game 2 of the NLDS against the Dodgers on Saturday.
Tanner Roark allowed one run over 5 2/3 innings in a win over the Marlins on Saturday.
Tanner Roark wasn't sharp Monday, yielding five runs over four frames in a loss to the Diamondbacks.
Tanner Roark was saddled with a tough-luck loss Tuesday after tossing seven frames of one-run ball against the Marlins.
Tanner Roark was magnificent in Wednesday's 1-0 win over the Mets, firing seven shutout innings while allowing just three hits.