Wed, 10 Jan 2007 20:51:52 -0800
Andrew Baggarly, of the San Jose Mercury News, reports San Francisco Giants RP Tim Worrell has announced his retirement because of neck and shoulder issues. "I've come to grips with the fact my career is over," said Worrell. "I feel like I can't get myself back to that level of competition. Trying to play next year to hold on ... doesn't do the Giants any good. I don't want to end my career like that." The team will place Worrell on the voluntary retired list and he will be paid his $2 million salary this year. Worrell is looking to embark on a coaching career and general manager Brian Sabean said the team would open a door for him.
Thu, 24 Aug 2006 18:59:42 -0700
Updating previous items, the Santa Rosa Press Democrat's Jeff Fletcher reports San Francisco Giants RP Tim Worrell (neck/shoulder) was due to have season-ending shoulder surgery Wednesday, Aug. 23, in which Dr. Ken Akizuki was to perform a routine shoulder cleanup procedure. Worrell is expected to have a 100 percent recovery by the start of spring training. The decision was made to have the shoulder surgery now because his neck injury had not improved.
Sun, 23 Jul 2006 08:45:49 -0700
USAToday.com reports the San Francisco Giants transferred P Tim Worrell (neck) to the 60-day disabled list Saturday, July 22.
Sat, 01 Jul 2006 19:08:42 -0700
San Francisco Giants RP Tim Worrell (neck) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Wednesday, June 28, because of a bulging disk in his neck, according to the Associated Press.
Thu, 08 Jun 2006 08:03:48 -0700
Rich Draper, of SanFrancisco.Giants.MLB.com, reports San Francisco Giants P Tim Worrell (neck) was activated off the disabled list Wednesday, June 7.
Tue, 06 Jun 2006 12:23:47 -0700
Rich Draper, of Giants.MLB.com, reports San Francisco Giants P Tim Worrell (neck) could come off the disabled list Tuesday, June 6.
Tue, 23 May 2006 23:24:22 -0700
According to The Associated Press, the San Francisco Giants recalled RP Brian Wilson from Triple-A Fresno to take the spot of RP Tim Worrell (neck) on the roster. This move comes two days after the Giants activated Wilson from his rehabilitation assignment and optioned him to the minors.
Tue, 23 May 2006 23:23:01 -0700
The Associated Press reports the San Francisco Giants placed RP Tim Worrell (neck) on the 15-day disabled list due to a pinched nerve in his neck. The move is retroactive to May 21.
Sun, 02 Apr 2006 19:31:40 -0700
Chris Haft, of the Contra Costa Times (Knight Ridder) reports the San Francisco Giants could turn to RP Tyler Walker to close some games during the absence of CL Armando Benitez (knee). Giants manager Felipe Alou hasn't made any formal announcements but the team's first option would likely be RP Tim Worrell. Walker recorded 23 saves last season.
Sun, 02 Apr 2006 19:23:32 -0700
Chris Haft, of the Contra Costa Times (Knight Ridder) reports the San Francisco Giants will likely turn to RP Tim Worrell to close games during the absence of CL Armando Benitez (knee). Giants manager Felipe Alou hasn't made any formal announcements but did note that Worrell had success in the role in 2003, when he recorded 38 saves.