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Jim Henderson | Relief Pitcher

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/21/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Brewers sent RHP Jim Henderson outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
The 32-year-old former closer passed through waivers unclaimed. He continues to battle his way back from shoulder surgery and should be an option for the Brewers bullpen at some point during the season. May 21 - 7:55 PM

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Brewers activated RHP Jim Henderson from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Henderson is working his way back from shoulder surgery. If he performs well at Triple-A, he'll likely be back in Milwaukee before long.
May 13 - 6:21 PM

Jim Henderson (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Brevard County on Friday.

Henderson showed diminished velocity in spring training as he worked his way back from surgery to repair a torn right labrum. The Brewers will give him plenty of rehab outings before activating him.
Apr 17 - 10:54 AM

Brewers placed RHP Jim Henderson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 26, with right shoulder inflammation.

The veteran right-hander is still in the process of rehabbing and recovering from a torn right labrum. It's unclear when he will be an option to join the Brewers bullpen, but he could be looking at a lengthy stint on the DL.
Apr 4 - 1:12 PM

Jim Henderson has been sent to the minor league side of camp in order to continue to rehab his surgically-repaired right shoulder.

There's no official move with Henderson, but he's displayed diminished velocity in camp and needs to rehab rather than continue to pitch. The reliever had his right labrum and rotator cuff repaired last August and is now poised to open the season on the disabled list.
Mar 20 - 11:47 AM

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Jim Henderson has yet to regain his velocity post-shoulder surgery.

Haudricourt thinks it could affect the reliever's chances at making the Opening Day roster. Henderson had major surgery last August to repair his right labrum and rotator cuff, so it's not a surprise that he's not yet throwing in the mid-to-high 90s as he used to. The former closer could be stashed on the disabled list to begin the season.
Mar 15 - 1:44 PM

Jim Henderson (shoulder) threw live batting practice on Sunday for the first time since undergoing surgery in August to repair his right labrum and rotator cuff.

The veteran right-hander said he felt good after the session, though his command wasn't where he wanted it to be. The next step could be for Henderson to get into game action at some point next week, and barring any setbacks he appears to be on track for the start of the regular season.
Source: FOX Sports
Mar 1 - 8:38 PM

Jim Henderson (shoulder) threw at nearly 100 percent effort on Monday.

Henderson had surgery last August to repair his right labrum and rotator cuff, but it sounds like he's basically all systems go at the beginning of spring training. The former closer will be looking for a bounce-back season after posted a 7.15 ERA over 14 appearances in an injury-shortened 2014 campaign.
Feb 23 - 6:38 PM

Jim Henderson (shoulder) began throwing off a mound last week.

He's slated to have his first true bullpen sessions this week after surgery last August to repair his labrum and rotator cuff. The Brewers referred to the operation as a "cleanup," but it's always worrisome when the labrum and rotator cuff are involved. However, Henderson is optimistic about being ready to go come Opening Day.
Jan 25 - 12:42 PM

Brewers activated RHP Jim Henderson from the 60-day disabled list.

Shoulder problems limited Henderson to just 11 1/3 innings this year and he eventually required season-ending "clean-up" of his labrum and rotator cuff in August. The estimated recovery time was four months, so he should have a chance to be ready for spring training if all goes well with his rehab.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 08:42:00 AM

Jim Henderson underwent arthroscopic shoulder surgery Tuesday.

The expected rehab time is four months, so Henderson should be OK for spring training if he doesn't have any setbacks.. The 31-year-old right-hander pitched just 11 1/3 innings this season.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 05:40:00 PM

Brewers manager Ron Roenicke announced Friday that Jim Henderson (shoulder) will miss the remainder of the 2014 season.

Henderson was pulled from his minor league rehab assignment in early August and sent to Arizona to continue strengthening his shoulder. He is now expected to require shoulder surgery, putting his availability for the 2015 campaign into question as well.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 08:08:00 PM

Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Friday that Jim Henderson (shoulder) isn't ready to return to the bullpen.

Henderson has been on a minor league rehab assignment, but instead of rejoining the Brewers, he will remain on the disabled list and head to Arizona to continue strengthening his shoulder.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 06:50:00 PM

Brewers transferred RHP Jim Henderson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

It was a procedural move to clear a roster spot for Jeremy Jeffress and in no way affects Henderson's timetable. He's been making progress from a shoulder injury and could rejoin the Milwaukee bullpen this week.
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Jim Henderson (shoulder) will continue his minor league rehab assignment on Saturday with Triple-A Nashville.

Nashville marks the third stop for Henderson in his rehab, as he has posted 7 2/3 scoreless frames between the Brewers rookie league team and Double-A Huntsville. If everything continues to go smoothly, he could be looking at a return to the Brewers bullpen early next week.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 11:02:00 AM

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