Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 2 months ago

Gorzelanny agreed to stay with the Indians on Monday after being informed he would not make the Opening Day roster, Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The left-hander could've elected free agency, but he'll stick on with the Tribe. Although he'll start the season with Triple-A, he could be one of the first pitchers to be recalled if an injury strikes the big league club or if Cleveland is in need of a left-hander.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 2 months ago

Gorzelanny was informed Saturday that he will not make the Indians' Opening Day roster, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The Indians announced Saturday that Joba Chamberlain will make the Opening Day roster, which is likely what took Gorzelanny out of the bullpen equation. He is on a minor league deal with the Indians, but the veteran lefty could opt for free agency and test the market for teams looking for left-handed relievers.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 5 months ago

Gorzelanny signed a minor league deal, which includes a spring training invite, with the Indians on Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The 33-year-old spent last season with the Tigers organization, appearing in 48 major league games alongside nine outings at Triple-A. In those 48 appearances, Gorzelanny posted a 5.95 ERA to go with a .1729 WHIP and 8.2 K/9. Gorzelanny will attempt to make the Indians' roster out of spring training, but he could begin the year at Triple-A.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 11 months ago

Gorzelanny cleared waivers and will report to Triple-A Toledo, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

After struggling in 24 innings with the Tigers, Gorzelanny was designated for assignment Friday and made his way through waivers. After posting a 1.96 WHIP and a 6.38 ERA in the majors, the 32-year-old will hope to right the ship in Triple-A.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 11 months ago

Gorzelanny was designated for assignment on Friday, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

He has a 6.75 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 24 innings of relief, so he was certainly expendable when the Tigers were looking to open up a spot on the 40-man roster. Look for him to clear waivers and be sent to Triple-A Toledo.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 11 months ago

Gorzelanny took the loss Tuesday, allowing the winning run to cross the plate in the 14th inning.

The lefty has had his share of trouble this season, and Tuesday was no exception. Gorzelanny now owns an unsightly 6.94 ERA in 24 innings this season. He posted a minuscule 0.86 mark in 21 innings of work last season.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 12 months ago

Gorzelanny has allowed eight runs on six hits and five walks over his last 2.2 innings (four appearances).

His last outing (Wednesday) was particularly ugly. He fired just five pitches -- only one of them was a strike -- and surrendered one hit, two earned runs and walk without recording an out. His WHIP now sits at a lofty 1.78 and his ERA has spiked to 6.50.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 12 months ago

Gorzelanny has been fairly effective as a lefty specialist coming out of the Tigers' bullpen this season. But he saw his stats skyrocket after giving up four earned runs, two walks and two hits, including a home run, in just 0.2 innings of work in his last appearance.

His 5.06 ERA, 1.56 WHIP and .311 BAA are all largely inflated by that outing. He'll rebound soon -- every pitcher coughs up a hairball now and again, and this Tiger is no different.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 1 year ago

Gorzelanny picked up his first decision of the season -- a loss -- on Tuesday night against the Yankees. He entered in the seventh and pitched 1.2 innings of work, giving up one hit, two walks and one earned run alongside two strikeouts.

He will be expected to deliver in late-inning situations now that Joe Nathan is headed to surgery. The circumstances of this game -- 33 degrees F at first pitch -- made gripping the ball real tough. Going forward, Gorzelanny may provide value to those of you in leagues that count holds. This team is going to win a lot of games.

Tom Gorzelanny RP DET 1 year ago

Gorzelanny allowed a run on a hit and a walk in the Tigers' loss to the Yankees on Tuesday night.

The run was the first that Gorzelanny has allowed this season. He's carrying a 3:1 K:BB over four innings, working as part of the bridge to closer Joakim Soria.