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Robbie Ross Jr.
Birthdate: 6/24/1989 (27 y, 9 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 5-11/185     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 11, Overall: 57, Team: Texas Rangers
Contract: $1.8M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Ross has allowed one run on three hits and two walks while striking out three in five spring innings. (3/16/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: For a time in 2014, it looked like Robbie Ross Jr. would become a starting pitcher. But that didn't work out, and when he went back to the bullpen, he didn't pitch well there either. While his 2014 ERA as a starter was a poor 5.70 in 60 innings, he posted a truly abysmal 7.85 ERA in 18.1 innings as a reliever. Still, it was just 18.1 innings, and from 2012-2013, he had posted a sterling 2.62 ERA in 127.1 innings. Perhaps he could regain that form? Not quite, as it turns out. The Rangers would trade him to the Red Sox following that poor showing in 2014, and he would turn things around, but not all the way around. In 116 innings in '15 and '16, Ross tallied a 3.57 ERA. Not bad, not great. Fine. He garnered six saves in 2015, but with Craig Kimbrel in the fold in 2016, he went back to a set-up role. He notched eight holds. If you're into shutdowns/meltdowns, he did well there as well - with 16 shutdowns against just four meltdowns (he did similarly well in 2015). But he also doesn't often pitch with the game on the line. The stat gmLI measures the average leverage index at the time a pitcher enters the game. Ross' gmLI was 1.05, slightly above average, but nothing to write home about. In fact, among Red Sox relievers who pitched at least 10 innings in 2016, it ranked eighth. This is reflective of Ross' role -- while he is good in high-leverage situations, he also has the flexibility to pitch more than an inning, so he often does so when the team simply needs a body on the mound, the game's outcome not in question. As a result, you'll likely not find much utility for Ross on your fantasy roster.

The Quick Opinion: If you can encapsulate a player in one word, for Robbie Ross Jr. that word would be "fine." Not fine in the sense of attractiveness, but rather in his performance. He is a guy you like having around, but who, for the most part, isn't going to be a big part of either a real or fantasy team's narrative.

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013vs L21.0- - -10231901212370424.341.412.538.415
2013vs R41.1- - -1653230991122134.211.273.250.236
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Home34.22.341442850992111539.219.306.305.278
2013Away27.23.9012335701212281019.304.350.417.336
2013Home vs L11.1- - -57164077250416.333.439.542.430
2013Home vs R23.1- - -87121022061123.150.218.163.177
2013Away vs L9.2- - -4515505512008.349.378.535.396
2013Away vs R18.0- - -78202077161011.278.333.347.301
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Mar/Apr12.00.754910101103028.227.306.250.261
2013May12.10.0050112000031010.234.280.277.243
2013Jun14.14.4065143077171221.250.354.357.318
2013Jul8.07.883611307721016.324.361.588.410
2013Aug8.11.08348201102006.250.294.313.272
2013Sept/Oct7.16.14339105513007.300.364.433.353
20131st Half41.22.59179396012123142541.244.324.338.296
20132nd Half20.23.9288246099150017.289.330.398.321
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Low Leverage31.2- - -129264066170326.219.279.277.254
2013Medium Leverage16.0- - -73215055150018.309.356.426.346
2013High Leverage14.2- - -6516301010272214.286.385.446.360
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Bases Empty25.1- - -118314000090224.290.356.327.311
2013Men on Base37.0- - -149328021214102334.235.302.382.299
2013Men In Scoring20.2- - -8115501919382120.208.296.403.300
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Through 3 - 00.2- - -70001105200.000.714.000.414
2013Through 3 - 12.1- - -154104414002.364.533.727.527
2013Through 3 - 23.2- - -2841022113003.267.607.533.504
2013Through 2 - 04.2- - -286105517211.300.500.500.427
2013Through 1 - 017.0- - -872670101029226.342.425.513.406
2013Through 2 - 18.0- - -4514309916028.378.489.541.453
2013Through 1 - 117.2- - -82255066150123.329.378.434.360
2013Through 0 - 138.1- - -150272011112100352.197.267.255.242
2013Through 2 - 211.1- - -551130551110015.250.400.386.359
2013Through 1 - 217.2- - -71112055180027.175.268.254.243
2013Through 0 - 220.1- - -7351066170034.076.164.136.149
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013As Reliever62.13.032676312021214192558.259.326.358.305
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013No Shift33.2- - -168551200000000.327.327.399.318
2013Shift - All2.2- - -134000000000.308.308.308.273
2013Shift - Traditional2.2- - -113000000000.273.273.273.242
2013Shift - Non Traditional0.0- - -21000000000.500.500.500.444
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20131st Through Order as RP62.13.032666312021214182558.259.323.358.303
20132nd Through Order as RP0.00.0010000001000.0001.000.000.690

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013vs L10.293.003.431.2923.5 %6.9 %16.7 %- - -1.81.43879.4 %4.193.96
2013vs R7.402.612.830.2220.6 %7.3 %13.3 %- - -1.06.26582.6 %2.663.11
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Home10.132.863.550.5227.1 %7.6 %19.4 %.2191.13.29985.0 %2.932.97
2013Away6.182.602.380.6515.5 %6.5 %8.9 %.3041.55.35177.1 %3.483.92
2013Home vs L12.713.973.201.5928.1 %8.8 %19.3 %.3331.85.46781.1 %4.903.81
2013Home vs R8.872.313.830.0026.4 %6.9 %19.5 %.1500.77.21189.5 %1.982.56
2013Away vs L7.451.864.000.9317.8 %4.4 %13.3 %.3491.76.41276.9 %3.364.13
2013Away vs R5.503.001.830.5014.1 %7.7 %6.4 %.2781.44.31777.2 %3.553.81
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Mar/Apr6.002.252.670.0016.3 %6.1 %10.2 %.2271.08.27893.3 %2.964.10
2013May7.302.193.330.0020.0 %6.0 %14.0 %.2341.14.297100.0 %2.163.15
2013Jun13.194.403.000.6332.3 %10.8 %21.5 %.2501.47.38274.1 %2.912.95
2013Jul6.751.136.002.2516.7 %2.8 %13.9 %.3241.50.34658.8 %5.553.66
2013Aug6.482.163.000.0017.7 %5.9 %11.8 %.2501.20.30890.0 %2.333.48
2013Sept/Oct8.593.682.331.2321.2 %9.1 %12.1 %.3001.64.36466.0 %4.143.11
20131st Half8.863.022.930.6522.9 %7.8 %15.1 %.2441.27.31085.5 %3.383.53
20132nd Half7.402.183.400.4419.3 %5.7 %13.6 %.2891.40.35472.5 %2.763.12
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Low Leverage7.391.993.710.2820.2 %5.4 %14.7 %- - -1.04.27286.7 %2.763.26
2013Medium Leverage10.132.813.600.5624.7 %6.9 %17.8 %- - -1.63.40885.4 %2.552.85
2013High Leverage8.594.302.001.2321.5 %10.8 %10.8 %- - -1.57.35067.6 %4.754.28
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Bases Empty8.533.202.670.0020.3 %7.6 %12.7 %- - -1.58.374100.0 %2.463.59
2013Men on Base8.272.433.400.9722.8 %6.7 %16.1 %- - -1.14.28660.9 %3.673.26
2013Men In Scoring8.713.482.501.3124.7 %9.9 %14.8 %- - -1.11.24525.3 %4.313.61
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Through 3 - 00.0067.500.000.000.0 %71.4 %-71.4 %- - -7.50.00080.0 %25.5525.55
2013Through 3 - 17.7115.430.503.8613.3 %26.7 %-13.3 %- - -3.43.37560.6 %12.057.65
2013Through 3 - 27.3631.910.232.4510.7 %46.4 %-35.7 %- - -4.64.27396.2 %15.5913.17
2013Through 2 - 01.9313.500.141.933.6 %25.0 %-21.4 %- - -2.79.27871.4 %10.558.93
2013Through 1 - 03.184.760.671.066.9 %10.3 %-3.4 %- - -2.06.35379.0 %5.815.73
2013Through 2 - 19.006.751.331.1317.8 %13.3 %4.4 %- - -2.50.46463.1 %5.675.07
2013Through 1 - 111.722.554.600.5128.1 %6.1 %21.9 %- - -1.70.46284.5 %2.202.62
2013Through 0 - 112.212.355.200.4734.7 %6.7 %28.0 %- - -0.97.30178.0 %2.032.21
2013Through 2 - 211.918.741.360.7927.3 %20.0 %7.3 %- - -1.94.35782.5 %4.464.28
2013Through 1 - 213.754.083.380.5138.0 %11.3 %26.8 %- - -1.08.28679.6 %2.092.20
2013Through 0 - 215.053.104.860.4446.6 %9.6 %37.0 %- - -0.59.12956.6 %1.381.41
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013As Reliever8.372.743.050.5821.7 %7.1 %14.6 %.2591.32.32681.1 %3.183.39
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.63.327100.0 %3.054.71
2013Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.50.308100.0 %3.054.58
2013Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.13.273100.0 %3.054.58
2013Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.00.500100.0 %3.053.05
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20131st Through Order as RP8.372.603.220.5821.8 %6.8 %15.0 %.2591.30.32680.9 %3.133.35
20132nd Through Order as RP0.009.000.000.000.0 %100.0 %-100.0 %.0001.00.000100.0 %6.056.05

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013vs L0.7234.8 %27.3 %37.9 %8.0 %12.0 %0.0 %0.0 %26.9 %43.3 %29.9 %13.4 %46.3 %40.3 %414140274
2013vs R2.8324.8 %55.6 %19.7 %17.4 %4.3 %0.0 %0.0 %27.1 %38.1 %34.8 %26.3 %55.1 %18.6 %589185404
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Home2.0031.8 %45.5 %22.7 %20.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21.4 %44.9 %33.7 %24.7 %46.1 %29.2 %529168361
2013Away1.5425.3 %45.3 %29.5 %7.1 %7.1 %0.0 %0.0 %32.3 %35.4 %32.3 %18.8 %57.3 %24.0 %474157317
2013Home vs L0.9038.7 %29.0 %32.3 %10.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21.9 %50.0 %28.1 %18.8 %31.3 %50.0 %24081159
2013Home vs R3.1028.1 %54.4 %17.5 %30.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21.1 %42.1 %36.8 %28.1 %54.4 %17.5 %28987202
2013Away vs L0.6031.4 %25.7 %42.9 %6.7 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %31.4 %37.1 %31.4 %8.6 %60.0 %31.4 %17459115
2013Away vs R2.6221.7 %56.7 %21.7 %7.7 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %32.8 %34.4 %32.8 %24.6 %55.7 %19.7 %30098202
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Mar/Apr1.7022.9 %48.6 %28.6 %30.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %22.2 %33.3 %44.4 %19.4 %55.6 %25.0 %18563122
2013May2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %29.7 %35.1 %35.1 %27.0 %54.1 %18.9 %17052118
2013Jun1.5028.6 %42.9 %28.6 %10.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %34.3 %40.0 %25.7 %20.0 %51.4 %28.6 %26492172
2013Jul1.6325.0 %46.4 %28.6 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21.4 %32.1 %46.4 %14.3 %46.4 %39.3 %13937102
2013Aug1.4334.6 %38.5 %26.9 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %19.2 %53.9 %26.9 %26.9 %53.9 %19.2 %1173681
2013Sept/Oct2.5039.1 %43.5 %17.4 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %34.8 %52.2 %13.0 %21.7 %47.8 %30.4 %1284583
20131st Half1.6724.8 %47.0 %28.2 %18.2 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %27.7 %36.1 %36.1 %21.9 %52.9 %25.2 %682226456
20132nd Half1.8734.8 %42.4 %22.7 %0.0 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %25.8 %47.0 %27.3 %21.2 %50.0 %28.8 %32199222
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Low Leverage2.1030.1 %47.3 %22.6 %23.8 %4.8 %0.0 %0.0 %26.9 %41.9 %31.2 %25.8 %51.6 %22.6 %474143331
2013Medium Leverage1.6230.6 %42.9 %26.5 %0.0 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %24.0 %38.0 %38.0 %22.0 %44.0 %34.0 %28798189
2013High Leverage1.2922.0 %43.9 %34.1 %7.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %31.0 %38.1 %31.0 %11.9 %61.9 %26.2 %24284158
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Bases Empty1.6233.7 %41.0 %25.3 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %30.1 %34.9 %34.9 %24.1 %51.8 %24.1 %451152299
2013Men on Base1.8124.0 %49.0 %27.0 %11.1 %14.8 %0.0 %0.0 %24.5 %44.1 %31.4 %19.6 %52.0 %28.4 %552173379
2013Men In Scoring1.5011.8 %52.9 %35.3 %11.1 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %44.2 %30.8 %19.2 %44.2 %36.5 %317107210
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Through 3 - 01.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %32266
2013Through 3 - 11.0055.6 %22.2 %22.2 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %55.6 %22.2 %22.2 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %824933
2013Through 3 - 21.6733.3 %41.7 %25.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %8.3 %41.7 %50.0 %20897111
2013Through 2 - 02.7521.1 %57.9 %21.1 %25.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %42.1 %26.3 %31.6 %26.3 %42.1 %31.6 %1377958
2013Through 1 - 01.7828.6 %45.7 %25.7 %16.7 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %27.1 %31.4 %41.4 %21.4 %47.1 %31.4 %356165191
2013Through 2 - 12.1734.5 %44.8 %20.7 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %31.0 %44.8 %24.1 %6.9 %65.5 %27.6 %242117125
2013Through 1 - 11.2734.6 %36.5 %28.8 %0.0 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %20.8 %43.4 %35.9 %11.3 %56.6 %32.1 %393149244
2013Through 0 - 11.5427.4 %44.0 %28.6 %0.0 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %25.9 %45.9 %28.2 %15.3 %57.7 %27.1 %617160457
2013Through 2 - 21.7524.1 %48.3 %27.6 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %27.6 %41.4 %31.0 %10.3 %44.8 %44.8 %353142211
2013Through 1 - 21.3627.8 %41.7 %30.6 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %19.4 %44.4 %36.1 %16.7 %41.7 %41.7 %396126270
2013Through 0 - 21.7015.6 %53.1 %31.3 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21.9 %43.8 %34.4 %15.6 %43.8 %40.6 %33670266
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013As Reliever1.7328.4 %45.4 %26.2 %12.5 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %27.0 %40.0 %33.0 %21.6 %51.9 %26.5 %1003325678
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013No Shift1.9328.1 %47.3 %24.6 %12.2 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %26.8 %38.7 %34.5 %22.6 %53.6 %23.8 %558164394
2013Shift - All1.3341.7 %33.3 %25.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %15.4 %61.5 %23.1 %15.4 %46.2 %38.5 %371423
2013Shift - Traditional1.0045.5 %27.3 %27.3 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %18.2 %54.6 %27.3 %18.2 %36.4 %45.5 %301119
2013Shift - Non Traditional1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %734
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20131st Through Order as RP1.7328.4 %45.4 %26.2 %12.5 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %27.0 %40.0 %33.0 %21.6 %51.9 %26.5 %997321676
20132nd Through Order as RP0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %642