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Texas Rangers claim Shawn Tolleson off waivers

The Los Angeles Dodgers waived right-handed pitchers Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers were quick to claim the 25-year old pitcher off waivers. As reported by Aaron Gleeman of, as teams shuffled their 40-man roster ahead of today’s deadline to protect players form the Rule 5 draft, the Dodgers made a surprise move by cutting lose Shawn Tolleson so quickly.  What’s...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers get RHP Tolleson on waivers from Dodgers

The Texas Rangers have received right-hander Shawn Tolleson on a waiver claim from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tolleson appeared in only six games last season due to lower back surgery and a left hip injury. The former Baylor pitcher was 3-1 with a 4.30 ERA in 41 appearances the last two seasons for the Dodgers, and has a 1.34 ERA in 107 minor league games since being drafted in 2010...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers lose Shawn Tolleson to Rangers, plus 40-man & Rule 5 Draft

This was surprising: the Dodgers lost reliever Shawn Tolleson via waivers on Tuesday to the Texas Rangers.Tolleson, 25, appeared in one game for the Dodgers this season and 40 in 2012. The reliever with great minor-league numbers struggled with injuries in 2013 (a back and hip, primarily). He's also a Tommy John surgery survivor (senior year of college).In 127 2/3 career minor...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Down to 31 Players on the 40-man Roster; Tolleson Claimed by Rangers

And the roster continues to dwindle... Today, right-handed reliever Shawn Tolleson was claimed off waivers by the #Rangers. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) November 20, 2013 Shawn Tolleson appeared in just one game for the Dodgers this season, recording two walks - that's it. That is not to say Tolleson does not have tremendous upside. But for...
Via The True Blue Crew
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Shawn Tolleson on DL, recall Josh Wall, Zach Lee is awesome

Remember that time Shawn Tolleson was put in a 1-0 game in Arizona and attempted not to pour gasoline all over the mound? Well, perhaps he shat the bed for a reason. Tolleson was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Monday and Josh Wall was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque. Tolleson came in and promptly walked two batters, both of which allowed runs to score -- and both...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers recall Wall; Option Tolleson

The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Wall from Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday and optioned right-hander Shawn Tolleson to Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. Tolleson had made 13 consecutive scoreless appearances, coving 11 23 innings, before allowing two runs on back-to-back homers in 1 13 innings on Sunday. He has a 1-0 record and a 3.42 ERA in 25 appearances for...
Via Fox Sports West
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Kennedy on DL; recall Tolleson

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed infielder Adam Kennedy on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain and recalled right-handed pitcher Shawn Tolleson from Triple-A Albuquerque. Kennedy was hitting .250 with a home run and 15 RBI in 70 games, including a .342 batting average in 15 July games. Tolleson, who was optioned yesterday, has posted a 5.40 ERA in...
Via Fox Sports West
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Guerra on DL, call up Tolleson

A kid steps up, goes down and is replaced by an even less experienced kid. Welcome to the new world of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who announced Monday that Javy Guerra was going on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right knee and would be replaced by Shawn Tolleson, who will be making his major-league debut. There had been no indication that Guerra, who was called up last year...
Via Fox Sports West
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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