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Tom Gorzelanny

Tom Gorzelanny 32 P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: Thomas Stephen Gorzelanny
  • Age: 34 (July 12, 1982)
  • Birthplace: Evergreen Park, IL
  • Bats/Throws: R/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Round 2 (2003, PIT)
  • MLB Debut: 09/20/2005
  • School: Triton College
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Tom Gorzelanny Stats Summary

Tom Gorzelanny Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 13, 2016 Norfolk Tides released LHP Tom Gorzelanny.
July 24, 2016 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Tom Gorzelanny to a minor league contract.
July 24, 2016 LHP Tom Gorzelanny assigned to Norfolk Tides.
July 9, 2016 LHP Tom Gorzelanny elected free agency.
July 8, 2016 Cleveland Indians sent LHP Tom Gorzelanny outright to Columbus Clippers.
July 4, 2016 Cleveland Indians designated LHP Tom Gorzelanny for assignment.
June 1, 2016 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of LHP Tom Gorzelanny from Columbus Clippers.
April 6, 2016 LHP Tom Gorzelanny assigned to Columbus Clippers.
December 21, 2015 Cleveland Indians signed free agent LHP Tom Gorzelanny to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2015 LHP Tom Gorzelanny elected free agency.
August 9, 2015 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of LHP Tom Gorzelanny from Toledo Mud Hens.
July 20, 2015 Toledo Mud Hens activated LHP Tom Gorzelanny from the temporarily inactive list.
July 16, 2015 Toledo Mud Hens placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny on the temporarily inactive list.
July 8, 2015 Detroit Tigers sent LHP Tom Gorzelanny outright to Toledo Mud Hens.
July 3, 2015 Detroit Tigers designated LHP Tom Gorzelanny for assignment.
January 6, 2015 Detroit Tigers signed free agent LHP Tom Gorzelanny.
October 30, 2014 LHP Tom Gorzelanny elected free agency.
June 14, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers activated LHP Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list.
May 22, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers sent LHP Tom Gorzelanny on a rehab assignment to Nashville Sounds.
May 14, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers sent LHP Tom Gorzelanny on a rehab assignment to Brevard County Manatees.
March 30, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. Left shoulder.
May 24, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers activated LHP Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list.
May 12, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 8, 2013. Left shoulder tendinitis.
May 8, 2013 Tom Gorzelanny roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
December 21, 2012 Milwaukee Brewers signed free agent LHP Tom Gorzelanny.
November 30, 2012 LHP Tom Gorzelanny elected free agency.
June 19, 2011 Washington Nationals activated LHP Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list.
June 13, 2011 sent LHP Tom Gorzelanny on a rehab assignment to Syracuse Chiefs.
May 28, 2011 Washington Nationals placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 24, 2011. Left elbow inflammation.
January 19, 2011 Chicago Cubs Traded LHP Tom Gorzelanny to Washington Nationals; Harrisburg Senators Traded RF Michael Burgess to Tennessee Smokies; Hagerstown Suns Traded LHP Graham Hicks to Peoria Chiefs and Potomac Nationals Traded RHP A.J. Morris to Daytona Cubs.
August 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs recalled Tom Gorzelanny from Iowa Cubs.
June 10, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Tom Gorzelanny to Indianapolis Indians.
May 17, 2009 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Tom Gorzelanny from Indianapolis Indians.
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Tom Gorzelanny Awards and Honors

Tom Gorzelanny  32 P

Tom Gorzelanny
  • Full Name: Thomas Stephen Gorzelanny
  • Born: July 12, 1982
  • Age: 34
  • Birthplace: Evergreen Park, IL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Round 2 (2003, PIT)
  • School: Triton College
  • MLB Debut: 09/20/2005

2015 Highlights
• After signing with the Detroit in January he split the season with Triple-A Toledo and the Tigers appearing in 57 games
• Posted an ERA of 2.93 (15.1IP 5 ER) over his first 17 outings thru May 26 with Detroit before compiling an ERA of 7.88 (24.0IP, 21 ER) the rest of the season (31 games)
• Held lefties hit just .222 (16-72) batting average, while righties hit .354 (29-82)
• Designated for assignment on July 3 and out righted to Triple-A Toledo five days later 
• Had his contract purchased back by Detroit on August 9 and spent remainder of season with the Tigers
• Following the season, he signed a minor league free agent deal with the Cleveland Indians on December 21
2014: Limited to 23 games with the Brewers in 2014 after opening the season on the disabled list...Sidelined 3/21-6/14 recovering from offseason surgery on his left shoulder...Did not allow a run in his first 13 games (12.0IP) after being reinstated from the disabled list.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Posted a 3-6 record with a 3.90 ERA, (85.1 IP 37 ER) record and 83 strikeouts in 43 appearances (10 starts) with Milwaukee in 2013...Limited Left handed batters to a .184 (18-98) batting average….In 2012, with Washington, he tied for fourth among MLB relievers with 19 appearances of 2.0-or-more innings pitched... Ranked fourth among National League relievers (min. 2IP) with a 1.33 ERA (27 IP, 4 ER) following the All-Star break…Pitched in 29 games (23 starts) for the Chicago Cubs in 2010...Posted a 7-9 record, and a 4.22 ERA (130.0 IP, 61 ER) as a starter...Fanned a career-high 10 batters on May 2nd versus Arizona...Notched his first career save on June 24th at Seattle…Opened the 2009 campaign in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization before being acquired by the Chicago Cubs on 7/30 in exchange for Jose Ascanio, Josh Harrison ad Kevin Hart on July 30th...Assigned to Triple A Indianapolis to begin the season…Completed his first full season at the Major League level in 2007 with the Pittsburgh Pirates establishing career highs with 32 starts, 14 wins, 201.2 innings pitched and 135 strikeouts...Made a Major League opening Day roster for the first time in his career...Tossed his first career complete game/shutout on 8/12 at SF...T6th in the National League with nine wins prior to the All-Star break...Sidelined 9/24-11/13 with an irritated left middle finger…Selected the Pirates Minor League Pitcher of the Year as he split the 2006 season between Triple A Indianapolis and Pittsburgh...Selected to the International League's mid-season All-star squad...Selected to participate in the XM Futures Game...Made his Major League debut on September 20th 2005 with the Pirates striking out Morgan Ensberg for his first career strikeout.
PERSONAL: Thomas Stephen Gorzelanny was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on July 24th, 2016...Originally selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2nd round of the 2003 MLB Draft..Prior to playing professional, Gorzelanny attended first, Trition college (IL), the same college that produced 10 all-star and Hall of Famer Kirby Pucket, and then transferred to the Universirty of Kansas...Gorzaelanny is graduate of Marist High School (IL) where he played baseball four four years.