With a strong showing down the stretch, Tom Gorzelanny probably would have locked up a spot in Milwaukee's rotation for 2014.
A few good starts led to an opportunity for the veteran left-hander to show he deserved to be a starting pitcher moving forward.
Now, after three straight poor outings, Gorzleanny's window of opportunity is likely closing.
Gorzelanny lasted just 5 13 innings and allowed four runs on nine hits in Wednesday's 7-1 lackluster loss to Pittsburgh. With rosters expanding Sunday, the Brewers may opt to go in a different direction for his next start.
"That's a discussion that Doug and I have had and will have again," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke responded when asked if Gorzelanny will continue to start. "Then we will make a determination. We have September coming up where we know there's a couple of guys we'd like to see. We'll discuss all of that."
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