Tom Gorzelanny's versatility has helped hold Milwaukee's patchwork pitching staff together during a forgettable season.
Still, it might not be enough to keep him in the rotation when the calendar flips to September.
Gorzelanny labored through 5 1-3 innings in a 7-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, doing little to make a case he should remain a starter when rosters expand on Sunday.
''We have a lot of guys who can start and we probably need to make a decision on some of them and he's one of those guys,'' manager Ron Roenicke said.
Gorzelanny began the season in the bullpen but moved into the rotation in July. The results have been mixed, at best, and he had trouble keeping Pittsburgh's anemic offense in check. The left-hander gave up four runs on nine hits, walking one and striking out five.
''I thought I did a decent job of making good pitches but they seemed to be the right pitches in the wrong situations,'' Gorzelanny said. ''It seem like I didn't throw the ...