Tyler Thornburg believes there are skeptics who don't think he belongs in the majors.
The good news is his manager isn't one of those doubters.
Thornburg continued his impressive late-season showing with seven strong innings for the Brewers before Milwaukee fell to the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Andrelton Simmons' run-scoring single in the ninth Tuesday night.
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September 24, 2013
MILWAUKEE -- The question has come up after each one of Tyler Thornburg's six quality starts with the Milwaukee Brewers this season: How did this guy go 0-9 in Triple-A?
Thornburg worked six scoreless innings and allowed just two hits Wednesday in Milwaukee's 7-0 victory over Chicago, lowering his ERA in six starts to 1.25.
He's been asked frequently what the difference...
Many have tried without much luck to point to a reason why Tyler Thornburg has quickly gone from a struggling Triple-A pitcher to a consistent major-league starting pitcher.
Somehow the same pitcher who was 0-9 with a 5.79 ERA in 15 Triple-A starts has flourished in his opportunity in the big leagues. Thornburg continued the trend Thursday by allowing two runs over six innings to...
ST. LOUIS -- Tyler Thornburg threw six solid innings and Sean Halton homered to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over St. Louis 5-3 on Thursday night, snapping the Cardinals' five-game winning streak.
St. Louis fell into a tie with Pittsburgh for the top spot in the NL Central. Both teams are 85-61 with 16 games remaining. The idle Cincinnati Reds are 2 12 back.
Milwaukee broke a...
MILWAUKEE -- By now, Tyler Thornburg is used to an ever-changing role. He's bounced back and forth between the bullpen and starting rotation quite a bit in his short major-league career, but the rookie right-hander is aiming to establish himself in the final month.
But because the Brewers aren't sure how they will set up their rotation past the upcoming Pittsburgh series...
MILWAUKEE -- When his starting rotation was struggling mightily in May, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke would often be asked about options in Triple-A.
The question asked about top pitching prospect Tyler Thornburg wasn't about whether he could come up and help, but instead trying to figure out what was going on with the talented young right-hander.
One glance at Thornburg...