Brewers assistant general manager Gord Ash said that Tyler Thornburg (elbow) took a step forward with his rehab Thursday.
Tyler Thornburg has been diagnosed with inflammation along his right wrist and elbow.
Tyler Thornburg does not need Tommy John surgery.
Tyler Thornburg (elbow) said Saturday that he successfully rehabbed a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament his freshman year in high school.
Brewers placed RHP Tyler Thornburg on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow soreness.
Tyler Thornburg is sidelined with an undisclosed injury.
Tyler Thornburg pitched a scoreless inning and struck out two Thursday in relief against the Phillies.
Tyler Thornburg fared well in his first Cactus League start on Sunday, surrendering two runs on three hits in his four innings of work.
Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel writes that Tyler Thornburg "will get a chance in the spring to show he can handle the fifth spot" in the Brewers' rotation.
Tyler Thornburg allowed two runs over seven innings in a no-decision against the Braves on Tuesday.
Tyler Thornburg threw six scoreless innings in the Brewers' 7-0 win over the Cubs on Wednesday.
Tyler Thornburg held the Cardinals in check Thursday, giving up just two runs over six frames in a 5-3 win.
Tyler Thornburg will start for the Brewers when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis on Thursday.
Tyler Thornburg will start Monday against the Pirates.