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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
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Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Workman, who missed the entire 2016 season following Tommy John surgery, allowed just one run over seven innings of work this spring. The 28-year-old hasn't pitched in the majors since 2014, but he'll try to earn his way back this year. Mar 14 - 9:38 AM

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Brandon Workman (elbow) threw to hitters Monday.

Workman hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2014 due to elbow troubles, but he apparently looked sharp during Monday's workout in Red Sox camp. "I was excited. It was good to be back out there and have batters in the box and just be part of the regular stuff," Workman said. "I felt like it got there." The 28-year-old right-hander is trying to win a spot in the Boston bullpen.
Source: WEEI
Feb 20 - 3:08 PM

Red Sox and RHP Brandon Workman avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $635,000 contract.

The 28-year-old hurler missed the entire 2016 campaign while rehabbing after Tommy John surgery. Given the depth that the Red Sox have stockpiled in the bullpen, Workman will have his work cut out for him in trying to make the club's Opening Day bullpen.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 07:30:00 PM

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

Workman missed the entire 2016 season while rehabbing from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. He should be ready for the start of spring training in 2017, but the 28-year-old right-hander is going to have to prove himself worthy of a spot in the Boston bullpen.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 03:47:00 PM

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.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016 04:03:00 PM

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.
Source: WEEI.com
Sat, Jul 9, 2016 09:54:00 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.
Tue, Jul 5, 2016 01:56:00 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.
Mon, Jun 27, 2016 04:03:00 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.
Sun, May 29, 2016 09:32:00 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.
Wed, Apr 13, 2016 04:59:00 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.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 12:27:00 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.
Thu, Feb 18, 2016 11:46:00 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.
Sat, Jan 23, 2016 12:50:00 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

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