MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have made it a priority to add a left-handed option out of the bullpen, and they have found their man.
The club announced Friday they've signed veteran left-hander Tom Gorzelanny to a two-year contract. FOXSports.com's Jon Paul Morosi reported that the deal is worth close to 6 million over the two years.
Gorzelanny, 30, spent the past two seasons with the Washington Nationals, posting a 2.88 ERA in 72 innings last season. He held left-handed hitters to just a .237 batting average, and 44 of Gorzelanny's 45 appearances in 2012 came out of the bullpen.
A second-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2003, Gorzelanny struggled as a starter, but did have a good year in 2007, going 14-10 with a 3.88 ERA in 32 starts. Unable to match that year's success, Gorzelanny was traded midseason to the Chicago Cubs in 2009.
In his first full year in Chicago, Gorzelanny went 7-9 with a 4.09 ERA in 29 games, with 23 starts in 2010. He was then traded to the N...