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Shawn Tolleson | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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An MRI revealed no structural damage on the shoulder of Shawn Tolleson, and he has been cleared to resume throwing.
The 26-year-old right-hander is competing for a spot in the Rangers bullpen this spring, after an injury plagued 2013 season where he was limited to just 7 2/3 innings. Sat, Mar 1, 2014 11:56:00 AM

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Shawn Tolleson felt some minor shoulder soreness following a scoreless inning in an intrasquad game Monday.

It doesn't sound like it's anything to worry about, but the Rangers will surely take it easy with him over the next few days. Tolleson is competing for a spot in the club's Opening Day bullpen.
Tue, Feb 25, 2014 07:51:00 PM

Rangers claimed RHP Shawn Tolleson off waivers from the Dodgers.

Tolleson was limited to one appearance in the majors this season due to back and hip injuries. The 25-year-old had a 4.30 ERA and 39 strikeouts over 37 2/3 innings with the Dodgers in 2012 and could be a contributor in Texas' bullpen next year.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 02:24:00 PM

Dodgers transferred RHP Shawn Tolleson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Tolleson is still in recovery mode from April back surgery and recently suffered a new left hip injury. He is unlikely to return by the end of the regular season.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 05:53:00 PM

Shawn Tolleson (back) has halted his rehab assignment due to a left hip injury.

The Dodgers had been hoping to get Tolleson back on September 1 from his back surgery, but that's not going to happen. "He's getting slowed down," manager Don Mattingly said. "I haven't heard that he's been shut down for the year. I just heard that he's on hold."
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 11:44:00 PM

Shawn Tolleson (back) could begin a rehab assignment within the next couple weeks.

Tolleson is recovering from April back surgery. He should be healthy enough to be an option for the Dodgers next month but is no given to be added to the big league roster.
Sun, Jul 7, 2013 11:59:00 AM

Shawn Tolleson (back) has been cleared to play catch.

Tolleson underwent surgery in late April to repair a back injury. The reliever is hoping to be available for the Dodgers' bullpen by early August.
Fri, Jun 7, 2013 08:29:00 AM

Shawn Tolleson is scheduled to undergo surgery on his injured lower back on Thursday afternoon.

Tolleson was placed on the disabled list April 15 with a lower back strain and now needs surgery to repair the injury. He is expected to be sidelined for 3-5 months and could feasibly miss the rest of the season.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 09:56:00 AM

Dodgers placed RHP Shawn Tolleson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 13, with a lower back strain.

Tolleson had just been recalled over the weekend. It's not clear at this point how long he'll be sidelined. Josh Wall has taken his spot in the bullpen.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 10:12:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Shawn Tolleson from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Tolleson nearly earned the final spot in the Dodgers bullpen out of spring training, and had already racked up 5 2/3 scoreless innings at Triple-A. He'll take Zack Greinke's spot on the roster for now, but he might not be up for long, as Ted Lilly (shoulder) could soon be activated from the disabled list.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 06:21:00 PM

Dodgers reliever Shawn Tolleson left Friday's Cactus League contest after being struck by a comebacker on the back of his right elbow.

Tolleson already had an injury scare last week when he felt a popping sensation in his left knee during an outing against the Padres, but was given the clearance to return to baseball activities. Provided this is only a minor injury scare, he's still fighting for one of the final spots in the Dodgers Opening Day bullpen.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 06:11:00 PM

Shawn Tolleson (knee) doesn't expect to miss any time.

Tolleson felt a popping sensation in his knee during a Cactus League appearance Tuesday against the Padres. But he was examined by a doctor Wednesday morning and given clearance to resume all baseball-related activities. The right-hander is fighting for one of the final spots in the Dodgers' Opening Day bullpen.
Wed, Mar 6, 2013 10:38:00 AM

Shawn Tolleson will have his left knee examined after he felt it pop during an appearance Tuesday.

That doesn't sound good. Tolleson is competing for a spot in the bullpen this spring, but it sounds like this could be something that might keep him out for a while.
Tue, Mar 5, 2013 06:31:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Shawn Tolleson from High-A Rancho Cucamonga.

He'll replace the injured Scott Elbert (elbow) on the active roster. Tolleson has a 3.42 ERA and 23/13 K/BB ratio over 23 2/3 innings with the Dodgers this season.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012 12:57:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Shawn Tolleson to Triple-A Albuquerque.

He was sent down in order to make room for Josh Wall on the active roster. Tolleson has a 3.42 ERA and 23/13 K/BB ratio over 23 2/3 innings with the Dodgers this season and figures to return in September.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 06:51:00 PM

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