Carlos Ros

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Carlos Ros Nausia

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Carlos Ros was a long-time member of the Spanish national team.

In the 1995 European Championship, the 20-year-old was Spain's most-used hurler, going 1-1 with a save and a 3.93 ERA. During the 1995 Intercontinental Cup, he was 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA, second-lowest on an ineffective Spanish staff. Ros went 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA in the 1997 European Championship. In the 1997 Intercontinental Cup, he was 0-1 with a 5.84 ERA, best among Spain's pitchers with more than 2 innings.

Ros went 1-1 with a 4.08 ERA in the 1998 Baseball World Cup despite giving up 26 hits and 8 walks in 17 2/3 IP. In the 1999 European Championship, Ros was 1-0 with 4 hits, one unearned run and 11 strikeouts in 9 innings. He was named to the All-Tournament team as the left-handed pitcher. He fell to 1-2, 4.71 in the 2001 European Championship while leading the tournament with 17 strikeouts.

In 2002, Ros became one of the few Spaniards to play in the US, joining Javier Zabalza and Manny Olivera on the Alexandria Aces. He also pitched for the Fort Worth Cats. Between the two clubs, he was 5-1 but with a 5.61 ERA and 80 hits allowed in 61 innings.

During the 2003 European Championship, the southpaw was 1-0 with a 0.87 ERA. He was 4-10 with a 3.80 ERA for Irabia in the 2004 Division Honor season but did rank third in strikeouts (114). He was 1-0 with a 7.20 ERA in the 2005 European Championship; his five appearances tied Fernando Gutiérrez for the team lead on the Bronze Medalists. In the 2005 Baseball World Cup, he led Spain's staff, going 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA, beating the Czech Republic and Colombia.

In the 2006 Division Honor, the veteran was 5-6 with a save and a 4.26 ERA for Irabia.