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30 Tyler Thornburg RP
Height/Weight: 5-11/189 | Birthdate: 9/29/1988 | Birthplace: Houston, TX | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Milwaukee | College: None | MLB Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 4/0 | Average Draft Position: 303.47
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Tyler Thornburg done for the year


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg will not pitch the rest of the season, according to MLB.com.

Thornburg had a PRP injection in his elbow, which will end his year. Thornburg has been out since June 6 due to the injury. 


Brewers shuffle roster to make room for new acquisition


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2014) The Brewers have announced that right-hander Tyler Thornburg has been moved to the 60-day disabled list and Logan Schafer optioned to Triple-A Nashville to make room for newly acquired Gerardo Parra.

Schafer, who hasn't had a hit in 11 at-bats since July 11, has played sparingly this year. He has compiled a weak stat line of .183/.267/.288.


Tyler Thornburg not making progress in rehab


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg is not making progress in rehab, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Thornburg is dealing with an elbow injury, and was sent to the team's Arizona complex in June to continue his rehab. Things have not progressed for Thornburg, according to manager Ron Roenicke. It's unclear how long Thornburg will be sidelined due to the issue. He hasn't pitched since June 6. 


Tyler Thornburg heading to spring training complex to resume rehab


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/13/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg was sent to the team's spring training facility Friday to resume his rehabilitation. Thornburg was diagnosed with wrist-flexor irritation in the area of his right elbow, which landed him on the disabled list on June 7.

"It's just soreness, something that runs down, kind of in the forearm," manager Ron Roenicke said. "Because it had been there for a little bit, they're going to go easy with him. He's in Arizona. They won't play catch yet, but I think shortly he'll be playing catch again."

Tyler Thornburg diagnosed with wrist-flexor irritation


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/11/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg has been diagnosed with wrist-flexor irritation in the area of his right elbow, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Thornburg doesn't have any issues with his UCL, which is good news for the pitcher. He was placed on the disabled list Saturday with elbow soreness. Thornburg owns a 4.25 ERA and 28:21 K:BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings.


Tommy John not on the table for Tyler Thornburg


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/10/2014) Though the Brewers are still trying to figure out what, exactly, is ailing Tyler Thornburg's elbow, the team was able to rule out reconstructive elbow as a possibility Tuesday.

"The good thing is that it's not Tommy John," manager Ron Roenicke told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "That came out clean."

That still leaves the question of what the official diagnosis for Thornburg's elbow injury is. At this point, there is no projected timeline for his return. 


Tyler Thornburg placed on DL with elbow injury


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/7/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday due to right elbow sorencess, the team announced.

Thornburg was walloped in one inning of work Friday, giving up five earned runs on three hits and four walks while striking out two. He owns a 4.25 ERA and 28:21 K:BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings.


Tyler Thornburg dealing with undisclosed physical issue


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/7/2014) Brewers reliever Tyler Thornburg has an undisclosed injury that will likely require a roster move, according to MLB.com, which is further reporting that details are not expected until Saturday night or Sunday.

Thornburg has given up nine runs in his last 9 2/3 innings and is coming off an appearance in which he yielded five runs in just one inning. His ERA has skyrocketed from 2.28 to 4.25 over the last two weeks.


Tyler Thornburg surrenders walkoff run in extras


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg was pegged with the loss in extras against the Reds on Sunday.

Thornburg allowed a walkoff double to Todd Frazier in the 10th to lose the game. He was charged with one run on one hit and one walk while striking out one over two-thirds of an inning. He owns a 2.20 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP over 16 1/3 innings.

Tyler Thornburg picks up third win Tuesday in extra innings


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/30/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg struck out four over two scoreless innings to earn a win in his team's 5-4, 11-inning victory over the Cardinals Tuesday.

Thornburg (3-0) walked one and didn't give up a hit while throwing 24 of his 36 pitches for strikes. He's been incredible over the first month of the season, posting a 0.61 ERA and 17:5 K:BB ratio in 14 2/3 innings.


Brewers' bullpen untouchable right now


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(4/29/2014) Six Brewers relievers combined to pitch six scoreless innings in Monday's 5-3, 12-inning win in St. Louis, the latest superb effort by Milwaukee's bullpen. The pen has a 2.18 ERA, third-best in the majors, and opponents are batting .195, lowest in the majors, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Closer Francisco Rodriguez and Will Smith have yet to allow an earned run, while Tyler Thornburg (0.71 ERA), Brandon Kintzler (1.29) and Zach Duke (1.46) have been lights out too.

"It's unbelievable the job the young guys in the bullpen are doing," said Rodriguez, who is 12 for 12 in save chances. "It's tremendous. ... It's an unbelievable first month. Even though it's still early, I like our chances because (my teammates) are hungry. They go out and compete every single day, which is something I'm proud of."


Tyler Thornburg earns win with two scoreless innings


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/9/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg picked up the win in his team's 9-4 victory over the Phillies Wednesday after pitching two perfect innings in which he struck out two batters.

Thornburg (2-0) has enjoyed a fine start to the season, giving up just one earned run in six innings while striking out seven and walking none. He could end up in the rotation at some point this season, but he's a fine late-inning option for now.


Tyler Thornburg gets the win in relief


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/6/2014) Brewers reliever Tyler Thornburg picked up his first win of the season Saturday, in a 7-6 extra-innings win over the Red Sox.

Thornburg pitched a scoreless top of the 10th to earn the win, as the Brewers scored in the top half of the 11th to take the lead. He needed just eight pitches to finish out his inning, striking out one before earning the win.

Thornburg has allowed one run on two hits in two innings of work through the season's first week, with two strikeouts and one win. 


Tyler Thornburg, Wei-Chung Wang earn bullpen roles


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) The Brewers announced Tuesday pitchers Wei-Chung Wang and Tyler Thornburg will be part of the opening day bullpen. Thornburg will serve as a long reliever instead of going to Triple-A to stretch out as a starter.

Brewers waiting to announce plans for Tyler Thornburg


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Sunday the team has decided what to do with pitcher Tyler Thornburg. Unfortunately, Roenicke didn't reveal the decision to the media, per the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The Brewers will either stick Thornburg in the bullpen or send him back to the minors to work as a starter.


Brewers mulling bullpen or minors for Tyler Thornburg


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/17/2014) The Brewers are deciding whether or not pitcher Tyler Thornburg will be better served pitching out of the bullpen or opening the season in the rotation at Triple-A Nashville, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

"It's what we think will help our team, for one, if it's best to have him in our bullpen," manager Ron Roenicke said Monday. "Knowing that he is going to be stretched out long enough, we feel if he has to make a spot start for us he still can do it.

"That's why we've been stretching him out, so no matter which way we go with this, we feel like if he is with us we can still use him in that role."


Tyler Thornburg roughed up by Reds in second start


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/15/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg got hit hard in Saturday's Cactus League start against the Reds.

Thornburg, who made his second start of the spring, got off to a slow start, surrendering three runs in the first, including a two-run home run to Chris Heisey. He allowed seven runs -- four earned -- on seven hits and one walk while striking out one over 2 2/3 innings pitched. He has permitted nine earned runs over 11 2/3 innings pitched this spring.

Tyler Thornburg works past early struggles


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/9/2014) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg took a no-decision on Sunday against the Cubs in Cactus League play.

Thornburg surrendered a two-run home run to Justin Ruggiano in the opening frame before settling down. He allowed two runs on three hits and no walks while striking out two over four innings pitched. He has allowed five runs over his first nine innings of work this spring.

Brewers no longer have need for rotation competition


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(1/23/2014) With Matt Garza agreeing to a four-year, $52 million contract with the Brewers that doesn't bode well for some of the younger starting pitchers -- Tyler ThornburgJohnny Hellweg, Jimmy Nelson and Will Smith -- who were competing for the final spot in the team's rotation.

"I know it stinks for one of the young guys who was going to be competing for that extra spot, but they’ll have their opportunities," Brewers starting pitcher Kyle Lohse said. "This helps out the rotation a lot, I think. It’s a good thing for us."


Brewers hoping Tyler Thornburg takes hold of rotation spot


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(1/12/2014) Brewers starting pitcher Tyler Thornburg is going to get the chance in spring training to show he can win the fifth spot in the team's rotation, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

"We had the development of (Wily) Peralta, which was a huge step for us. I'm hoping that the development of Thornburg will take place as well," Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said. "He's deserving of having that opportunity. We have to do that with our younger players and be patient. Sometimes, it's tough to be patient."


Tyler Thornburg sharp in no-decision


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/24/2013) Brewers starting pitcher Tyler Thornburg took a no-decision Tuesday as Milwaukee dropped the game at Atlanta. Thornburg was quality on his part for the Brewers.

Thornburg gave up just two earned runs on seven hits and one walk over seven outstanding innings. He threw 96 pitches and struck out eight batters for Milwaukee. Thornburg now has an ERA of 2.03 on the year.

The 24-year-old moved to 3-1 his last time out with six shutout innings in a win over Chicago. He's proven a solid starting option for the Brewers but may not get another start this year.


Tyler Thornburg continues to thrive as starter


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/18/2013) Brewers starting pitcher Tyler Thornburg received plenty of support Wednesday against the Cubs, as he earned an easy 7-0 win.

Thornburg tossed six shutout innings for his part, limiting the Cubs to just two hits and two walks. He struck out four, while throwing 54 of 91 pitches for strikes. Thornburg improved his record to 3-1, while lowering his ERA to 1.96 in 59 2/3 innings.

Thornburg has made six starts this season, allowing just five runs in 36 innings of work. His next start is scheduled for Tuesday against the Braves.   


Tyler Thornburg earns second win of season


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2013) Brewers starting pitcher Tyler Thornburg (2-1) turned in a solid performance as he earned the win Thursday night against the Cardinals. The right-hander surrendered two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out six over six innings of a 5-3 victory.

Thornburg has allowed two earned runs in each of his last two starts. He is scheduled to make his next start Wednesday at home against the Cubs. He tossed six scoreless innings in his previous start against the Cubs on July 30.

Tyler Thornburg starting Wednesday


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/7/2013) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg is expected to make his next start on Wednesday against St. Louis, FOX Sports reports.

Thornburg started against Pittsburgh a few days ago and allowed just two earned runs on six hits over six innings with three walks and four strikeouts. He has a 2.08 ERA on the season to go with his 1-1 record over 47 2/3 innings with 30 Ks.

Tyler Thornburg pitches well, but suffers first defeat


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2013) Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg tossed six strong innings Monday against the Pirates, but still took his first loss of the season in a 5-2 defeat. Thornburg (1-1) allowed two runs on six hits and three walks, while striking out four in six innings.

Thornburg allowed a pair of RBI singles to Jose Tabata in the third and fifth inning. He left trailing 2-1, and Pittsburgh broke open the game with a three-run seventh inning.

Thornburg's next scheduled start is for Sunday against the Cubs.