Gorzelanny signed a minor league deal, which includes a spring training invite, with the Indians on Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. The 33-year-old spent last season with the Tigers organization, appearing in 48 major league games alongside nine outings at Triple-A. In those 48 appearances, Gorzelanny posted a 5.95 ERA to go with a .1729 WHIP and 8.2 K/9. Gorzelanny will attempt to make the Indians' roster out of spring training, but he could begin the year at Triple-A.
Tigers pitcher Shane Greene was optioned down to the minors following Saturday's game, reports MLive.com. Greene had a 6.88 ERA prior to Saturday's contest. The move was made to make room for pitcher Tom Gorzelanny, who was recalled. Gorzelanny had a 6.38 ERA over 24 innings of work earlier this season.
Tigers pitcher Tom Gorzelanny has cleared waviers and will accept his assignment to Triple-A, reports the Detroit Free Press. Gorzelanny was recently designated for assignment by the Tigers. He went 1-1 with a 6.38 ERA over 24 innings of work this season.
The Tigers removed reliever Tom Gorzelanny from the 25- and 40-man rosters Friday, as the veteran left-hander was designated for assignment. Gorzelanny tossed two-thirds scoreless innings for Detroit on Thursday and hasn't allowed a run in his last five appearances. However, it wasn't enough to save his job after he posted a 6.38 ERA through 30 relief outings.
Pirates reliever Tom Gorzelanny entered in the 14th inning and gave up doubles to the first two batters he faced. Gorzelanny dropped to 1-2 with his first loss since April 23. He hadn't allowed multiple hits or a run since June 20.