Washington said Ross is adjusting to having to get 27 outs as a starter. More work is resulting in more pitches to locate. Opponents are batting .379 with .976 OPS against him.
"Just inconsistent location," Washington said. "His location has been bad. He's not executing pitches like he did earlier. When you miss spots, you get hurt.''
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