(11/9/2009) The Rays declined their option on RP Brian Shouse on Monday. He posted a 4.50 ERA in 28 innings this season, missing some time with a strained elbow.
Shouse comes off DL for Rays
(7/27/2009) The Rays activated Brian Shouse (elbow) from the 15-day DL and sent Dale Thayer back to the minor leagues.
Shouse expects to return Monday
(7/26/2009) Rays LHP Brian Shouse (elbow) is expected to come off the 15-day DL before Monday's game against the Yankees.
Shouse might be back by Monday
(7/25/2009) Rays LHP Brian Shouse (elbow) pitched at Class A Charlotte for the second straight night on Friday and could come off the 15-day DL Monday against the Yankees.
Shousa could be back Monday
(7/24/2009) The St. Pete Times reports that Rays RP Brian Shouse (elbow) could be activated from the DL on Monday.
Shouse getting some simulated games
(7/11/2009) Rays RP Brian Shouse (left elbow) threw 32 pitches in a simulated game Friday and will pitch in another one Monday.
Shouse nearing rehab assignment
(7/8/2009) Rays LHP Brian Shouse (elbow strain) is scheduled to throw a simulated game Friday at Tropicana Field and could be ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment some time after the All-Star break.
Rays LH RP Shouse out 3-4 weeks
(5/27/2009) From The Sports Xchange: LHP Brian Shouse will be out at least three to four weeks due to left elbow issues. Shouse underwent an MRI and had been diagnosed with a muscle strain. "Could have been worse," Shouse said. "Could have been a little better. But not worse-case scenario."
Rays place Shouse on 15-day DL
(5/25/2009) Rays RP Brian Shouse has been placed on the DL with a left elbow strain.
Shouse officially joins the Rays
(2/13/2009) Left-handed reliever Brian Shouse officially joined the Rays on Thursday with the AL champions announcing he agreed to a one-year deal that includes a club option for 2010. Earlier this week, Rays executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said the signing of the 40-year-old was "pretty official," but there still were a couple of details to iron out in his contract.
Shouse-to-Rays almost done deal
(2/11/2009) The Rays are on the verge of adding Brian Shouse to their bullpen. Team executive vice president Andrew Friedman said Tuesday a deal with the free-agent left-hander was "pretty official," although some details had not been finalized. "He brings a lot to our bullpen," Friedman said of Shouse, who was 5-1 with a 2.81 ERA in 69 appearances with the Brewers in 2008.
Rays add lefty Shouse to bullpen
(2/3/2009) The Tampa Bay Rays signed free-agent lefty reliever Brian Shouse to a two-year contract.
Brewers offer arbitration to key FAs
(12/1/2008) Free agents CC Sabathia, Ben Sheets and Brian Shouse were offered salary arbitration Monday by the Brewers, ensuring Milwaukee will receive compensatory picks in next year's amateur draft if they sign elsewhere. Sabathia and Sheets are Type A free agents. Milwaukee would receive two draft picks if they sign with another club. Shouse is a Type B free agent. Milwaukee would receive one supplemental draft pick if the left-hander leaves. All three players have until Sunday to accept the offers. Milwaukee declined to offer arbitration to right-hander Eric Gagne, who signed a $10 million, one-year deal before last season.
(6/3/2008) Brewers RP Brian Shouse pitched two perfect relief innings Tuesday against the Diamondbacks and earned his second save after finishing off a 7-1 win. Shouse struck out one while lowering his ERA to 2.14.
Shouse working inconsistent innings
(5/31/2008) Brewers LHP Brian Shouse has worked only 19 innings out of the bullpen this season, but he did go two in his last appearance Thursday at Atlanta, giving up three walks and one hit.
Shouse nets fifth career save
(5/11/2008) The ninth inning for the Milwaukee Brewers' new closer by committee was as adventurous as some of Eric Gagne's recent outings. There was one difference, though: The Brewers held on for the win. With Gagne yanked from the closer's role Sunday after faltering in back-to-back outings, relievers Salomon Torres and Brian Shouse helped make Jeff Suppan's seven solid innings stand up by holding on for a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Torres was called on to protect a 5-2 lead in the ninth. He gave up a leadoff double, but retired the next two batters before walking Cesar Izturis. Yost then brought in left-hander Shouse, who gave up an RBI single to pinch-hitter Yadier Molina. But he got Adam Kennedy to groundout for his first save this season and fifth of his career.
Arm added to help RP Shouse
(4/17/2008) The Milwaukee Brewers promoted Mitch Stetter from Triple-A Nashville on Thursday, hoping to lessen the load on lefty reliever Brian Shouse. Shouse had been the only left-hander in the Brewers bullpen. He's 1-0 with a 1.42 ERA and has not allowed any of 11 inherited runners to score, but pitched in eight of Milwaukee's first 15 games. The 27-year-old Stetter was recalled and utilityman Hernan Iribarren was optioned to Nashville. "Hopefully it'll do what it's done for the rest of our bullpen, how we've got our guys all balanced out for the most part," manager Ned Yost said. "Nobody's getting overused except for Shouse"
(4/9/2008) According to the Sports Xchange notes: LHP Brian Shouse has inherited five runners in his two appearances and stranded them all. Last season, Shouse stranded 60 of 78 inherited runners (76.9 percent).
Brewers' Shouse avoids arbitration
(1/9/2008) Reliever Brian Shouse and the Brewers agreed Wednesday to a $2 million, one-year contract. Shouse, who had been eligible for salary arbitration, can make an addition $200,000 in performance bonuses.
Shouse pitches in relief Friday
(9/14/2007) Brewers RP Brian Shouse (personal) returned to action Friday against the Reds. He pitched 1/3 of a scoreless inning of relief.
Shouse expected back Friday
(9/13/2007) LHP Brian Shouse wasn't available for the final two games in Pittsburgh as he returned home to be with his wife, Trish, for the birth of their third child. Shouse is expected to rejoin the Brewers on Friday.
Shouse shuts the door
(8/6/2007) LHP Brian Shouse has allowed only nine of 56 inherited runners to score. He pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings in three games against Philadelphia over the past weekend.
Shouse continues scoreless streak
(7/29/2007) Brewers RP Brian Shouse worked a scoreless sixth inning Sunday against the Cardinals and has not allowed an earned run in his last 20 appearances covering 17 2/3 innings.
Shouse strong on the mound lately
(7/23/2007) LHP Brian Shouse has not allowed an earned run in his last 15 appearances since June 4, lowering his ERA from 5.11 to 2.30. He pitched two scoreless innings against San Francisco Sunday.
Shouse pitching shutouts in relief
(7/21/2007) Brewers RP Brian Shouse pitched two scoreless innings of relief Saturday against the Giants and has not allowed a run in his last 15 innings.
Shouse keeps Twins off scoreboard
(6/16/2007) Brewers RP Brian Shouse pitched three scoreless, hitless and walkless innings Friday against the Twins to earn his first save of the season.
Brewers' middle relief does job
(6/14/2007) Milwaukee's Brian Shouse, Chris Spurling and Derrick Turnbow combined to pitch 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief Thursday.
Shouse solid in relief for Brewers
(5/4/2007) LHP Brian Shouse has inherited 18 runners this season without allowing one to score.
Shouse working well in relief
(4/27/2007) Brewers LHP Brian Shouse allowed three hits and one run in one inning of relief Wednesday in Chicago but still has not allowed any of the 15 runners he has inherited to score.
Valentin helps beat Brewers 'pen
(4/18/2007) Javier Valentin completed the five-run rally Tuesday with a bases-loaded single off Greg Aquino, who couldn't preserve a 5-4 lead in the decisive inning. Brian Shouse took the loss. Carlos Villanueva and Elmer Dessens also gave up runs in relief for the Brewers.
Shouse finally gives up run
(4/17/2007) LHP Brian Shouse gave up his first run of the season Monday night in Cincinnati. Shouse had been one of four relievers in the Brewers' bullpen who had yet to be scored on. Shouse has yet to allow an inherited runner to score. He has inherited 12 and none have scored.
Shouse leaving runners stranded
(4/11/2007) LHP Brian Shouse has inherited seven runners this season, and none have scored.
Shouse picks up relief win
(4/3/2007) Brewers pitched 1/3 inning of relief Tuesday against the Dodgers, but picked up the win thanks to a two-run homer by Kevin Mench in the sixth inning.
Brewers, Shouse avoid arbitration
(11/28/2006) Reliever Brian Shouse and the Brewers avoided salary arbitration when they agreed Tuesday to a one-year contract that guarantees the left-hander $975,000. He was acquired from the Rangers on May 13 for infielder Enrique Cruz and cash. The deal calls for Shouse to get a $50,000 signing bonus and a $925,000 salary, of which $475,000 is guaranteed. He could earn performance bonuses of $25,000 for appearing in 65 games, $75,000 more for 70 games and $100,000 more for 75 games.
Shouse picks up L
(8/28/2006) In taking the loss at the Marlins Sunday, LHP Brian Shouse allowed a run for the first time in 21 appearances, a span of 12 innings.
Shouse has mini scoreless string
(7/20/2006) Situational lefty Brian Shouse has not allowed a run since before the All-Star break.
Shouse closes out the Reds
(7/4/2006) Brian Shouse came on for the final out in Tuesday's game against the Reds for his second save of the season. He got the chance with Derrick Turnbow in the midst of a mini-skid.
Shouse makes Milwaukee debut
(5/14/2006) Brian Shouse made his Milwaukee debut Sunday after being acquired in a trade with Texas on Saturday. Shouse faced one batter, Carlos Delgado, who reached base on an error.
Shouse traded to Brewers
(5/13/2006) The Milwaukee Brewers acquired pitcher Brian Shouse from the Texas Rangers in exchange for infielder Enrique Cruz and a player to be determined, the Brewers said Saturday. To make room on the 40-man roster for Shouse, the Brewers placed pitcher Vince Perkins on the 60-day disabled list.
Texas designates Shouse for assign.
(5/8/2006) The Rangers designated left-handed reliever Brian Shouse for assignment. Shouse, who went on the DL on April 22 with a strained left calf, was 0-0 with a 4.15 ERA in six appearances. The Rangers have 10 days to trade him or subject him to waivers before they can outright him to the minor leagues.
Shouse works over the weekend
(5/8/2006) Brian Shouse (calf) pitched on Friday and Saturday on a rehab assignment for Double-A Frisco.
Brian Shouse makes first appearance
(4/27/2006) MLB.com reports Brian Shouse (calf) made his first appearance on a medical rehab assignment for Triple-A Oklahoma on Tuesday and allowed three runs in one inning.
(4/22/2006) The Texas Rangers called up left-hander John Rheinecker from Triple-A Oklahoma to start Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. To make room for Rheinecker, left-hander Brian Shouse was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf injury.
Brian Shouse struggles in Texas
(4/21/2006) Brian Shouse appeared in a contest Thursday for the first time since April 11. He allowed a game-tying double to Seattle left-hander Raul Ibanez.
Brian Shouse struggles in Texas
(4/7/2006) Brian Shouse surrendered Texas' seventh home run of the game Thursday when Detroit's Magglio Ordonez took him deep to lead off the ninth. Shouse has allowed three hits in six official opponent at-bats this season.
Brian Shouse the favorite for Texas
(3/15/2006) The Texas Rangers sent Jesse Carlson back to minor league camp Tuesday, paring down the battle for a second or third left hander in the bullpen to Brian Shouse (the favorite), Erasmo Ramirez, Fabio Castro, Kevin Walker and Ron Mahay.
Rangers avoid arbit. on Shouse
(12/13/2005) Texas agreed to one-year contract with infielder Mark DeRosa and left-hander Brian Shouse, who had been eligible for salary arbitration.
Shouse throws scoreless ninth
(5/4/2005) Brian Shouse pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning Tuesday against Oakland. He lowed his ERA to 2.79 with the perfect frame.
Shouse returns to the mound
(9/12/2004) Brian Shouse (oblique) allowed two hits and no runs in one-third an inning Sunday against Toronto. He had been unavailable early in the week because of an oblique ailment.
Shouse out Friday
(9/11/2004) Brian Shouse (oblique) was unable to play against Toronto Friday.
Shouse unavailable in 'pen
(9/10/2004) Brian Shouse (oblique) was unavailable in the bullpen the past couple games. He received a cortisone shot on Tuesday.
Shouse earns win
(7/12/2004) It took Brian Shouse just seven pitches to log his second win of the season on Sunday against the Red Sox. He retired the only batter he faced on a ground-ball out.
Shouse earns first victory
(6/25/2004) Brian Shouse recorded his first major league victory in 112 career games on Thursday. It was the longest streak for active players. He pitched in his first game on July 31, 1993.
Brian Shouse is rehabbing
(4/30/2004) The Fort Worth Star-Telegram says Shouse (shoulder) is making progress in his rehab in Arizona.
Shouse to begin rehab assignment
(4/21/2004) Brian Shouse (shoulder tendinitis) is expected to begin a rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Oklahoma on Wednesday. He has been at extended spring straining since going on the disabled list on March 27.
Shouse plays in intrasquad game
(4/20/2004) The Fort Worth Star Telegram reports that Brian Shouse (shoulder) threw 24 pitches in an intrasquad game at extended spring training in Surprise, Ariz., on Monday.
Shouse throws in bullpen
(4/14/2004) The Dallas Morning News reports that Brian Shouse (shoulder) threw 42 pitches in the bullpen Tuesday and reported no problems. He will throw batting practice at extended spring training in Arizona.
Shouse placed on 15-day DL
(4/5/2004) The Rangers placed Brian Shouse on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday due to left shoulder tendinitis. The move is retroactive to March 27.
Shouse to begin the year on the DL
(3/30/2004) Brian Shouse will begin the season on the disabled list due to inflammation in his rotator cuff, according to the Dallas Morning News. He is uncertain when he will throw again.
Shouse has contract purchased
(4/19/2003) Brian Shouse had his contract purchased from Triple-A Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League on Friday.
Shouse reassigned on Thursday
(3/27/2003) Brian Shouse was reassigned to the team's minor league camp, as C.J. Nitkowski won the last remaining spot in the Texas bullpen.
Shouse cleared for activity
(2/25/2003) Brian Shouse was cleared for full activity. The Dallas Morning News says he underwent a battery of tests for his condition that affects the electrical function of the heart.
Shouse has abnormal EKG
(2/20/2003) Non-roster spring training invitee Brian Shouse was flown to Texas to undergo further tests after his electrocardiogram showed an abnormality. "I don't believe this to be life-threatening, but I'm not a cardiologist," said Jamie Reed, the team's medical director and head trainer. "This is something we would have done anyway, despite what happened in Baltimore."
(5/2/2002) Shouse was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sore elbow. He has no Fantasy value.