Description: Brewers left-hander Tom Gorzelanny returned to the rotation Saturday against Seattle and went seven scoreless innings to pick up a victory.
Insight: Gorzelanny was hit in the elbow by a line drive on Aug. 2 and had his next start pushed back. The lefty has a 2.61 ERA and a 30/7 K/BB in 31 innings since joining the rotation. However, with 10 games upcoming from Aug. 15-25 against the Reds and Cardinals, Gorzelanny should be avoided for streaming purposes.
8/4/2013 9:28:00 AM
Description: Brewers left-hander Tom Gorzelanny is likely to miss his next start after taking a line drive off his pitching elbow.
Insight: Gorzelanny had moved into the starting rotation five outings ago and been inconsistent. He three two games of six innings without yielding a run and two games in which he gave up at least four earned runs.
7/7/2013 7:41:00 PM
Description: In his longest outing since 2011, Brewers left-hander Tom Gorzelanny struck out eight and allowed two unearned runs on eight hits over six innings Sunday against the Mets.
Insight: Gorzelanny was making a spot start for Wily Peralta, who was scratched with a hamstring injury. He's expected to rejoin the bullpen, where he has primarily pitched since mid-2011.
12/20/2012 3:03:00 PM
Description: The Brewers have agreed to a two-year contract with left-hander Tom Gorzelanny, who pitched with the Washington Nationals last season. SOURCE: Jon Morosi, FOX Sports
Insight: Gorzelanny spent much of his career as a starter but pitched well as Washington's long man out of the bullpen last seaon, posting a 2.88 ERA in 72 innings over 45 appearances. He'll probably serve the same role with Milwaukee and will carry no fantasy value.
5/28/2011 7:44:00 AM
Description: The Washington Nationals placed left-hander Tom Gorzelanny on the on the 15-day disabled list with an inflamed left elbow after Friday night's 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. The move is retroactive to May 24.
SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: Gorzelanny will miss 2-3 starts, barring setbacks in his recovery. Considering his 4.25 ERA, you should be able to find a replacement on the waiver wire.
5/3/2011 4:56:00 AM
Description: Nationals SP Tom Gorzelanny threw 8 shutout innings to pick up the win against the Giants; he allowed just 3 hits and struck out 4.
Insight: Gorzy has pitched well this season but will not get many wins pitching for the Nats. As such, his fantasy value is really limited to NL-only leagues or deep, deep mixed leagues.
3/16/2011 5:48:00 AM
Description: Tom Gorzelanny allowed one run over four innings last night against the Mets.
Insight: He should have a rotation spot locked up on his new team. It is possible that we haven't seen the best of Gorzy so far in his career but he will need to significantly reduce his WHIP in order to help fantasy owners.
1/18/2011 12:01:00 AM
Description: Gorzelanny was traded to the Nationals on Monday for three minor leaguers.
Insight: Gorzelanny went 7-9 with a 4.09 ERA in 29 games with the Cubs last season, including 23 starts. He'll obviously grab a rotation spot in Washington. (RapidDraft.com)
1/17/2011 4:53:00 PM
Description: The Cubs have traded Tom Gorzelanny to Washington for three prospects.
Insight: A great deal for the Cubs since Gorzy was a spare part at this point and they get some prospects back after losing several in the Matt Garza trade. He will be a part of Washington's rotation and should be serviceable for them. Expect a mid-4.00's ERA and around 10-11 wins.
12/17/2010 10:02:00 AM
Description: The NY Post reports the Mets are looking to acquire Gorzelanny.
Insight: The Cubs have put Gorzelanny on the market. He had a 4.09 ERA over 136.1 innings for the Cubs in 2010. (RapidDraft.com)
12/7/2010 11:05:00 PM
Description: MLive.com reports the Tigers have contacted the Cubs about the availability of Gorzelanny.
Insight: Gorzelanny went 7-9 with a 4.09 ERA over 136.1 innings for the Cubs this past season, and could come fairly cheaply. (RapidDraft.com)
9/15/2010 12:02:00 AM
Description: ESPN Chicago.co reports Cubs' interim manager Mike Quade expects Gorzelanny (pinkie) to return to the starting rotation next week.
Insight: Gorzelanny is slated to throw a simulated game on Friday, and if all goes well he would start against the Giants next Wednesday. (RapidDraft.com)
9/11/2010 1:03:00 AM
Description: MLB.com's Carrie Muskrat reports Gorzelanny (left pinkie) threw a successful bullpen session on Friday.
Insight: Gorzelanny will throw again on Sunday, after which the Cubs are likely to decide when he will return. (RapidDraft.com)
9/2/2010 11:03:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports a CT scan on Gorzelanny (left hand) revealed a small hairline fracture under his left pinkie finger.
Insight: Gorzelanny was hit by a comebacker on Wedneday night, and stands to miss multiple starts. (RapidDraft.com)
9/1/2010 11:05:00 PM
Description: Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune reports, via Twitter, that x-rays on Gorzelanny's left hand revealed no fracture.
Insight: Gorzelanny was struck by a line drive in his pitching hand, and will undergo a CT on his left little pinkie finger on Thursday. (RapidDraft.com)
8/17/2010 12:12:00 PM
Description: Gorzelanny allowed five runs on nine hits over 6.1 innings against the Padres on Monday night.
Insight: Gorzelanny took the loss, and is now 6-7 with a 3.85 ERA this season. (SportsBuff.com)
8/6/2010 5:13:00 PM
Description: Cubs SP Tom Gorzelanny threw 7 innings against the Reds, allowing 3 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks; he struck out 5.
Insight: At best, Gorzy is a match-ups SP in NL-only leagues. However, with the Cubs struggling to score, don't expect him to win many games.
7/19/2010 10:20:00 AM
Description: Gorzelanny allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits over 6.2 innings against the Phillies on Sunday night.
Insight: Gorezelanny is 3-0 in July, and has a 2.38 ERA over four starts since re-joining the Cubs' starting rotation. He is 5-5 with a 3.12 ERA on the season. (SportsBuff.com)
7/18/2010 10:35:00 PM
Description: Tom Gorzelanny won his third straight start tonight by allowing three runs (two earned) over 6 2/3 innings.
Insight: He hasn't been dominant in his starts and we are concerned about 5 walks tonight and 6 walks in a different start. That being said, he is pitching well enough to warrant a roster spot in deeper leagues.
7/5/2010 8:32:00 PM
Description: Gorzelanny allowed three runs on five hits over five innings against Arizona on Monday.
Insight: Gorzelanny has taken Carlos Zambrano's spot in the Cubs' starting rotation, and is now 3-5 with a 3.31 ERA this season after Monday's win. (SportsBuff.com)