Sean Nolin was a post-hype waiver pickup for the Brewers in 2016, who hoped he could turn his former prospect status into gold in a new location. Unfortunately, Nolin never even managed to take the hill once in 2016, as elbow problems sidelined him to begin the season and he was eventually forced to undergo Tommy John surgery. Nolin was outrighted off the Brewers' 40-man roster as a result. He could very well miss the entirety of the 2017 season as well with his rehab. Nolin had solid numbers throughout his minor league career (3.02 ERA, 3.0 K/BB), but his road back to the majors will be a long one.
Nolin (elbow) was outrighted to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday. With this move, Nolin comes off the 60-day DL but remains off the 40-man roster. A waiver acquisition from Oakland in February, Nolin injured his elbow in spring training and ultimately underwent Tommy John surgery in August. Chances are, he will miss the entire 2017 campaign.
Nolin (elbow) had Tommy John surgery two weeks ago, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. With a career ERA and WHIP of 6.89 and 1.79, the Brewers had decided that they wanted to convert Nolin to a bullpen role. This could very well help improve the longevity of his elbow upon his activation from the DL. A timeframe for Nolin's return should become known when he gets farther into the rehab process.
Nolin (elbow) might be headed for Tommy John surgery, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt reports. Manager Craig Counsell said the team and the player will soon make a decision as to whether Nolin will undergo Tommy John surgery, and in cases like this, surgery typically ends up being the call. Nolin is not really on the fantasy radar, as he was likely to be converted to a reliever full time anyway. Look for the decision to come down in the coming days.
Nolin (elbow) hasn't started throwing following the elbow injury he incurred during spring training, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Nolin was in Milwaukee on Friday to have his elbow examined, but it appears that he hasn't done much in terms of baseball activities to move along in his rehab process. It doesn't appear that the left-hander will be back very soon.
Nolin (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day DL Sunday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reports. Nolin had already been on the 15-day DL due to an elbow strain, but this move will open up a spot on the 40-man roster for the Brewers. He was originally placed on the disabled list retroactive to March 25, so a late-May return is the most likely scenario at this point.