Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 2 weeks ago

Tolleson picked up the hold with a scoreless eighth inning in a 3-1 win over the A's on Tuesday.

Those hunting for holds in the early going should take a look at Tolleson with the injuries to Tanner Scheppers and Kyuki Fujikawa.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 3 weeks ago

Tolleson (forearm) is supposedly healthy and is expected to begin the season on the 25-man roster, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

There were questions surrounding Tolleson's status heading into the season, and with Kyuji Fujikawa and Tanner Scheppers both dealing with issues of their own, the news that he should be good to go is great news for the Rangers.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 3 weeks ago

Tolleson (forearm) could begin the season on the disabled list, The Dallas Morning News reports.

Tolleson is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game Tuesday, but has less than five innings pitched thus far in spring training. While there's no indication at this point, his situation should clear up at some point this week.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 3 weeks ago

Tolleson (forearm) will pitch in a minor league spring training game Sunday, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Tolleson's recent MRI revealed no material damage, so he should be able to pitch through the issue. The first test for that will come Sunday, and he should be able to rejoin the big league club if all goes well.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 3 weeks ago

Tolleson (forearm) threw a bullpen session Friday and hopes to pitch in a game this weekend, MLB.com's TR Sullivan reports.

A recent MRI showed no material change in his forearm, so it seems like something that he will be able to pitch through. Once he gets into a game then we can start projecting him to be with the Rangers early in the season.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 4 weeks ago

Tolleson recently underwent an MRI, which showed no material change in his forearm, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

The Rangers remains optimistic about Tolleson's chances of avoiding an extended absence, but they will have him examined again Friday morning before plotting out a rehab plan. Tolleson played catch Tuesday without issue but is in real danger of missing the start of the season.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 4 weeks ago

Tolleson (forearm) played catch without issue Tuesday, but could miss the beginning of the season, The Dallas Morning News reports.

Tolleson is expected to serve in the seventh inning role for the Rangers this season, but that could be delayed by the forearm tightness. If it is, he'll likely wind up on the disabled list to begin the season backdated early enough to activate about a week or so after the season begins.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 1 month ago

Tolleson has been scratched from Sunday's game with forearm soreness, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

This could be nothing more than a precautionary measure, as the Rangers aren't taking any chances with the bullpen injuries they've had. We'll learn more during his next scheduled appearance.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 2 months ago

Tolleson has been confirmed as a member of the Rangers' bullpen for 2015, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Coming off a good season in the bullpen in 2014, it comes as no surprise that Tolleson will once again pitch in that capacity. He finished the campaign with a 2.76 ERA and 1.17 WHIP with 69 strikeouts in 71.2 innings. Tolleson will likely serve in a middle relief role, but could find his way towards the back end of the bullpen if others were to struggle.

Shawn Tolleson RP TEX 1 year ago

An MRI revealed no structural damage on the shoulder of Shawn Tolleson, and he has been cleared to resume throwing.

The 26-year-old right-hander is competing for a spot in the Rangers bullpen this spring, after an injury plagued 2013 season where he was limited to just 7 2/3 innings.