McGowan permitted one hit and one walk over two scoreless innings in his last rehab assignment with Double-A New Hampshire Tuesday. The team has yet to announce the date for his next appearance.
Dustin McGowan starts rehab assignment
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/14/2013) Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan (shoulder) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Double-A New Hampshire Tuesday, the National Post reports.
Toronto general manager Alex Anthopoulos said McGowan, who has been throwing at extended spring training, is feeling "great."
McGowan, who is on a 30-day minor league rehab assignment, could be an option to return to the Toronto rotation by the end of the month.
Dustin McGowan inching closer to return
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (5/7/2013) Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan (shoulder) is expected to begin a minor-league rehab stint sometime next week, Sportsnet.ca reports. McGowan has been sidelined since the end of spring training with a sore right shoulder, but has been pitching in extended spring training games over the past week.
Dustin McGowan begins season on DL
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/31/2013) The Blue Jays placed pitcher Dustin McGowan on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a sore right shoulder. The move was retroactive to March 27.
McGowan made one appearance during Grapefruit League play and is expected to be out until at least May.
Dustin McGowan makes spring debut
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/26/2013) Blue Jays reliever Dustin McGowan, who is not expected to be ready for the season when it opens, made his spring debut Tuesday against the Pirates.
McGowan pitched the sixth inning and went 1-2-3 for the Blue Jaysearning a hold. Manager John Farrell said McGowan doesn't really have a timetable to return in the regular season, though Tuesday was a step in the right direction. McGowan will pitch middle relief when he's ready to go.
Dustin McGowan starting year on DL?
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/17/2013) The National Post reports Sunday that Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan remained in positive spirits after his workout. That said, he appears headed for the disabled list to begin the season.
McGowan isn't expecting to pitch in his first spring game until next week, he said. Manager John Gibbons indicated that there is no timetable for McGowan's return.
Gibbons believes that McGowan could fill a middle-relief role down the line.
McGowan upbeat after session
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/5/2013) Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan continued to make strides in his latest recovery from a shoulder issue and threw 20 pitches off a mound at nearly full intensity, the National Post reports. McGowan was shut down last month with shoulder soreness and is expected to compete for a job in the Toronto bullpen when back at full strength, which might not be in time for opening day. "[For] not throwing off a mound in a year, it felt really good," he said.
McGowan to enter bullpen race
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/3/2013) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Sunday that starting pitcher Dustin McGowan is expected to throw off a mound Tuesday after being shut down last month with shoulder soreness, the National Post reports. McGowan has been throwing without any noted discomfort and is expected to compete for a bullpen spot upon his return to game action. "Hes in the picture," Gibbons said. "Theres a chance he could make the team in that middle role. But its getting to the point where weve got to get him on the mound quick if its going to happen."
McGowan downplays setback
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (2/14/2013) Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan, who suffered a setback playing catch Tuesday, told MLB.com, that he is not alarmed by his temporary shutdown. The Blue Jays plan to have him resume throwing off flat ground in the near future, but there is no timetable for his return to the mound at this time. "I don't think it's a big deal," McGowan said. "I came in a little sore from throwing, so that's the safe thing to do -- just let it get out of there and then continue to go on after that."
McGowan having more problems
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/13/2013) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told reporters Wednesday pitcher Dustin McGowan, who has been plagued by shoulder problems, had another setback playing catch Tuesday and is being backed off a bit. "Shoulder was barking," Gibbons said, per Sportsnet.