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Tom Gorzelanny | Relief Pitcher

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 7/12/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
Bats / Throws: Switch / Left
Contract: view contract details

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Brewers activated LHP Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list.
The veteran southpaw has missed the entire season after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. He posted a 3.90 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 83/31 K/BB ratio over 85 1/3 innings as a swingman for the Brewers in 2013. Jun 14 - 8:29 AM

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Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) will be activated from the disabled list Saturday.

The left-hander has been out all season while working his way back from offseaon shoulder surgery. With Will Smith and Zach Duke pitching so well, Gorzelanny could slide into a long relief role.
Jun 13 - 5:42 PM

Tom Gorzelanny threw 2 1/3 scoreless innings in a rehab start with Triple-A Nashville on Friday.

Brewers manager Ron Roenicke called the outing "encouraging," saying "(the) stuff was there and he felt good." The plan is for Gorzelanny to make another rehab appearance on Monday, and he could sneak one more outing in before his 30 days are up. The left-hander has yet to appear in a game for the Brewers this season.
Jun 7 - 4:53 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) threw two scoreless innings in a rehab start with High-A Brevard County on Wednesday.

It was the lefty's first rehab start since being placed on the disabled list in late March. He's shooting for a return at the end of May.
May 14 - 8:40 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Brevard County on Wednesday.

He figures to need plenty of rehab appearances since he hasn't appeared in any game action since before shoulder surgery. Gorzelanny should rejoin the Brewers' bullpen later this month.
May 13 - 8:10 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment soon.

Gorzelanny had a setback last month as he works his way back from shoulder surgery, but it appears he's back on track. He's aiming to rejoin the Brewers' bullpen in late May or early June.
May 6 - 7:54 PM's Adam McCalvy reports that Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) had "a little setback" last week but is "back on track."

Gorzelanny is still working his way back from offseason shoulder surgery. He's expected to miss most, if not all, of April.
Apr 16 - 11:56 AM

Brewers placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a left shoulder injury.

Gorzelanny didn't appear in any games this spring as he works his way back from offseason shoulder surgery. He's expected to miss most, if not all, of April.
Mar 30 - 2:36 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) said Friday's first spring training bullpen session went well.

The left-hander had a cleanup procedure on his left shoulder this offseason but looks to be on track to be ready for Opening Day. Gorzelanny will fill a middle relief role for the Brewers.
Feb 21 - 5:04 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) is scheduled to begin a throwing program on Friday.

Gorzelanny had a cleanup procedure on his left shoulder this offseason. The Brewers are optimistic that he'll be available out of their bullpen come Opening Day. He's the only physically-restricted player in Brewers camp.
Feb 17 - 1:10 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) has yet to begin a throwing program.

Gorzelanny required a cleanup procedure on his throwing shoulder over the winter. Although the lefty has yet to resume throwing, the Brewers remain hopeful that Gorzelanny will be ready to go on Opening Day.
Jan 26 - 3:15 PM

Tom Gorzelanny required surgery on his left shoulder.

Gorzelanny felt soreness in early September and was eventually shut down for the year. The southpaw isn't expected to be able to pitch until mid-March, but the Brewers remain hopeful that he'll be ready for the start of the 2014 season. He can't afford any setbacks.
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 04:33:00 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) has been shut down for the season.

Gorzelanny felt lingering soreness during a throwing session on Tuesday, necessitating the shutdown. He hadn't appeared in a game since September 2. "I'll get ready for next year," he said.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 09:20:00 PM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) remains hopeful that he'll return to the Brewers before the end of the 2013 season.

The veteran southpaw has been on the shelf since September 2 when he was forced out of a relief appearance due to inflammation in his rotator cuff. The only throwing that he has done since suffering the injury has been on flat ground in the outfield.
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 08:48:00 AM

Tom Gorzelanny (shoulder) will be examined by head team physician Dr. William Raasch on Wednesday.

Gorzelanny said his left shoulder felt "not quite right" in a start last week, and he then had an early exit from a relief appearance Monday. "We'll see what we need to do," said Brewers manager Ron Roenicke.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 09:59:00 PM

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