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Brewers Injury Update: Tyler Thornburg won't need Tommy John

Tyler Thornburg was placed on the 15-day DL Saturday with a sore right elbow. It seemed as if Tommy John surgery was on the way. On Wednesday, we learned that his ulnar collateral ligament is fine and he will not need Tommy John surgery. That is great news for both the Milwaukee Brewers and for the for the young righty.The issue with his elbow is unknown. The 25-year-old is back...
Via MLB Injury News
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Thornburg to DL, Fiers called up

As it turned out, Tyler Thornburg was bothered by something when he struggled to get through his inning of relief Friday night. The right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with right elbow soreness and will return to Milwaukee to be seen by team physician Dr. William Raasch on Sunday. To fill the roster spot, the Brewers recalled right-hander Mike Fiers from...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Thornburg thriving in late-inning bullpen role

MILWAUKEE -- There was no time for Tyler Thornburg to feel sorry for himself. Though he wanted to compete for a spot in the rotation, Thornburg understood why the Milwaukee Brewers were signing Matt Garza to join the starting staff. Now the young right-hander had to find a way to make the big-league roster. "This spring, I really concentrated on doing the things I needed to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Thornburg Makes Brewers out of Spring Training

It would have been difficult to root against Tyler Thornburg this spring training. Viewed as Milwaukee’s best prospect in 2012, Thornburg tantalized in his call-up last season. With the big-league club, the 24-year-old split time between the rotation and the bullpen while compiling a sterling 2.03 ERA and a very solid 1.19 WHIP. It is always exciting for fans to see a top prospect...
Via Brewers Bar
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers youngster Tyler Thornburg shows promise after early-season woes

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Scaling back leads to Tyler Thornburg's resurgence

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers' Thornburg leaves game against Nationals

Brewers reliever Tyler Thornburg left Milwaukee's game against the Washington Nationals with what appeared to be a physical issue in the eighth inning Thursday night. The rookie right-hander had a 3-2 count on Roger Bernadina when manager Ron Roenicke and a team trainer went to the mound. After conferring for about a minute, Thornburg walked off the mound into the dugout and...
Via AP on Fox
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Brewers send Thornburg to Nashville

MILWAUKEE After tossing an impressive five innings in his major league debut, then running out of gas in a tough sixth inning, big-time prospect and Brewers right-hander Tyler Thornburg was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday afternoon. Thornburg received a no-decision in his only action after skipping Triple-A in a call-up from Double-A Huntsville. He was scheduled to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Thornburg simply runs out of gas in debut

MILWAUKEE Tyler Thornburg hadn't pitched in ten days and was on his way to play in the Southern League All-Star game before getting the call up to start for the Brewers on Tuesday against Toronto. So he turned his car around after a five-hour drive to Knoxville, made it to an airport, and made it to Milwaukee in a whirlwind, all the while anticipating his first-ever major league...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Olt and Tyler Thornburg: Scouting the Unknown

Mike Olt | 3B, Rangers | Born: 8/27/1988 The Rangers are flush with high ceiling prospects. At every level you’ll find top-round draftees and highly touted Latin ballplayers, all of whom signed for big money. Perhaps the most glaring example of this impressive collection of youthful talent lies with Double-A Frisco, and more specifically, with the left side of the Roughriders’...
Via Razzball
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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