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07.30.2012 | | Posted at 12:09 AM
By Nicole
Tyler Thornburg was optioned back to AAA Nashville, purportedly to get him back in a starting pitcher role. He'd been relegated to the bullpen in Milwaukee, which was likely a waste of his talents, or at least a wasted opportunity to see what type of pitcher he can be at the major league level (especially with Greinke gone and an eye at what the 2013 starting rotation will be.) As the correspondin...
07.27.2012 | | Posted at 12:56 AM
By Nicole
Less than two weeks after shutting down Zack Greinke for a start because of over-use, Tyler Thornburg left tonight's game after being put in for a second inning in back to back games. Thornburg spent the early parts of the season as a starter and is claiming fatigue on the arm, saying he's not used to the bounce-back needed to be a relief pitcher. But the real question is, why did he get sent back...
06.18.2012 | | Posted at 10:26 PM
By Nicole
Shaun Marcum was scratched from his next start - Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays - because of elbow tightness. Marcum's delivery is one that many have said is unconventional and not one that can sustain long-term in the majors, so Brewers fans are more than a little nervous that they'll hear the dread "Tommy John" words. Marcum fell off considerably in September and the postseaon last year an...