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Brandon Workman | Relief Pitcher | #67

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/13/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Texas
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (0) / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Brandon Workman (elbow) has moved his minor league rehab assignment to Double-A Portland.
The right-hander posted a 3.38 ERA and 8/2 K/BB ratio in eight innings with the Low-A Lowell Spinners. He has been out all season following Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery but is trying to make himself an option for the Red Sox bullpen down the stretch. An early-September debut seems possible. Aug 16 - 4:03 PM

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Brandon Workman was forced to leave Friday's minor league rehab start with an apparent injury.

The right-hander felt something on his side, so the training staff made the call to lift him immediately rather than risking further aggravation. He's working his way back from Tommy John surgery and isn't expected to be an option for the Red Sox until the end of the season.
Jul 9 - 9:54 AM

Brandon Workman (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment with the Rookie-level GCL Red Sox on Tuesday.

Workman is on the comeback trail after undergoing Tommy John surgery last June. Now that his rehab clock has started, Workman will have up to 30 days to shake off the rust before joining the Red Sox's bullpen. The 27-year-old owns a 5.11 ERA over 39 major league appearances.
Jul 5 - 1:56 PM

Brandon Workman (elbow) threw a bullpen session Monday at Tropicana Field.

It was overseen by manager John Farrell as well as pitching coach Carl Lewis. Now 12 months removed from Tommy John surgery, it appears Workman is close to beginning a rehab assignment. He could be back in the Boston bullpen later this summer.
Jun 27 - 4:03 PM

Brandon Workman (elbow) has been making appearances in extended spring training games.

Making his way back from Tommy John surgery, Workman will remain in extended spring until short-season Lowell opens their season on June 17. He could be an option for the Red Sox' bullpen at some point in the second half.
May 29 - 9:32 AM

Red Sox transferred RHP Brandon Workman (right elbow) to the 60-day disabled list.

This is just a bureaucratic shift, as the Sox needed to make room on the 40-man roster for infielder Josh Rutledge, whom they recalled on Wednesday. Workman is currently recovering from Tommy John surgery, but could see action in the second half of the season depending on how his recovery unfolds.
Apr 13 - 4:59 PM

Red Sox placed RHP Brandon Workman on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25, with a right elbow injury.

Workman has resumed mound work as he rehabs from Tommy John surgery. He hopes to make it back at some point in the second half.
Apr 3 - 12:27 PM

Brandon Workman (elbow) has begun throwing off mounds.

Workman is eight months removed from Tommy John surgery and will aim to return to the Boston bullpen at some point in the second half of the 2016 season. The 27-year-old right-hander will likely be stationed at Triple-A Pawtucket once he's deemed healthy enough for game action.
Feb 18 - 11:46 AM

Brandon Workman (elbow) said Saturday that he hopes to return at some point in 2016.

He's currently recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss most, if not all of, the 2016 season. Even if he does make it back, it would be in a minimal role and he wouldn't hold any fantasy value.
Jan 23 - 12:50 PM

Red Sox activated RHP Brandon Workman from the 60-day disabled list.

The move returns him to the 40-man roster. Workman will be out until around midseason next year while working his way back from Tommy John surgery.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 03:27:00 PM

Brandon Workman recently underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

Workman had been trying to rehab a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, but he's finally given in and gone under the knife. The right-hander will be sidelined until around midseason next year.
Mon, Jun 15, 2015 11:06:00 PM

Red Sox transferred RHP Brandon Workman from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for outfielder Alejandro De Aza, who was acquired from the Orioles on Wednesday. Workman is trying to rehab a torn right elbow ligament. He began a throwing program in late May.
Wed, Jun 3, 2015 05:40:00 PM

Brandon Workman (elbow) has begun playing catch.

Workman was given a platelet-rich plasma injection in the elbow in mid-April, and he was shut down for a month to give his partially torn elbow ligament time to heal. Workman said he believes the elbow has started to heal. Tommy John surgery remains as an option, but Workman will continue to try rest and rehabilitation in hopes of pitching again this season.
Source: Boston Globe
Wed, May 20, 2015 07:41:00 PM

Brandon Workman was given a platelet-rich plasma injection on Wednesday for his right elbow.

Workman has been on the disabled list retroactive to April 3 with a right elbow sprain. It's not clear when the reliever might be able to resume throwing.
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 05:01:00 PM

Brandon Workman was scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday for a second opinion on his right elbow sprain.

Workman was sent to Triple-A Pawtucket at the end of spring training, but he had his option reversed Monday and he was placed on the disabled list with an elbow sprain. Sean McAdam of writes that the "thought for now" is that surgery is not needed, but going to see Dr. James Andrews is rarely a good sign. The Red Sox should pass along an update soon.
Tue, Apr 14, 2015 03:37:00 PM

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