by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/25/2013) Dodgers pitcher Shawn Tolleson had back surgery Thursday and is expected to miss 3-5 months, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Tolleson had been attempting to rehab after it was discovered he had a bulging disk in his lower back. Tolleson pitched in one game this year, allowing two walks and not recording an out.
Shawn Tolleson's rehab not going well
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/24/2013) Dodgers reliever Shawn Tolleson could require surgery on his injured back as his rehab has not gone according to plan, MLB.com reports.
Tolleson was placed on the disabled list on April 15 with a bulging disk in his lower back.
"I'll say his rehab is not going as they'd like," Mattingly said Wednesday.
Shawn Tolleson receives injection in back
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/17/2013) Dodgers reliever Shawn Tolleson, on the 15-day disabled list, received an epidural injection for a bulging disk in his lower back on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.
The right-hander hopes to resume throwing within two weeks.
"The epidural should help a lot and I'll fly to Arizona tomorrow to rehab," Tolleson said. "As soon as I'm feeling good, I'll jump back into throwing. I'm thinking two weeks."
Shawn Tolleson to DL, Josh Wall recalled from Triple-A
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/15/2013) The Dodgers placed reliever Shawn Tolleson on the 15-day disabled list on Monday due to a lower back strain.
Josh Wall was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque to take his place on the roster.
Dodgers recall Shawn Tolleson
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/12/2013) The Dodgers have recalled right-hander Shawn Tolleson from Triple-A Alburquerque. Tolleson picked up two saves and has not allowed a run in 5 2/3 innings of work at Triple A.
Dodgers move three to minors
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/19/2013) The Los Angeles Dodgers pared down their roster Tuesday by optioning shortstop Justin Sellers and relief pitcher Shawn Tolleson to Triple-A Albuquerque. The team also reassigned catcher Jesus Flores to its minor-league camp.
Shawn Tolleson returns for Dodgers
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/18/2013) After taking a comebacker off his elbow last week, Dodgers reliever Shawn Tolleson returned to action in Monday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks. He worked a perfect inning, striking out two. Tolleson has a 1.35 ERA through seven appearances this spring.
Shawn Tolleson avoids major injury
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (3/15/2013) Dodgers relief pitcher Shawn Tolleson nearly suffered a catastrophic injury Friday in Cactus League play against the Padres after taking a line rive off his throwing elbow.
Fortunately, Tolleson appeared to be fine after the game, with no MRI or X-ray planned.
"It might bruise up but nothing serious," Tolleson told MLB.com. "As long as it continues to feel fine I'll just ice it."
The injury is not expected to sideline him long during the spring. Tolleson is coming off a solid major-league debut in 2012, as he posted a 4.30 ERA in 37 2/3 innings.
Tolleson back on mound
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/13/2013) Dodgers reliever Shawn Tolleson (knee) returned to the mound on Tuesday against the Reds. Tolleson pitched the last out in the eighth inning to clean up for Ted Lilly. He struck out the only batter he faced. His spring ERA is now at 2.25.
Knee not an issue for Tolleson
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (3/6/2013) Dodgers relief pitcher Shawn Tollesons knee injury is apparently not a serious one, as he told reporters he is healed just one day after suffering the injury. Tolleson said he felt something pop in his left knee after throwing a pitch in the game, but said Wednesday that he does not expect to miss much time. He will sit out of fielding and running drills for at least a day, but is already comfortable throwing the ball.
Tolleson to have knee examined
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/5/2013) Dodgers reliever Shawn Tolleson will have his left knee examined after he felt a pop while making an appearance on Tuesday against the Padres in Cactus League action. Tolleson only managed one out in the appearance before leaving the mound in the eighth inning. His spring ERA is at 3.38.