Right-hander Dustin McGowan has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are now paying $43.8 million for 2015 to cover the costs of players no longer with the team.
Why, you ask? A very good question. It may not come with the greatest answer but it remains a very good question.
Watching closer Kenley Jansen move across the Dodgers clubhouse on crutches, Dustin McGowan shook his head.
Are frequently injured players the new market inefficiency?
Colby Rasmus hit a grand slam and Melky Cabrera added a two-run homer, leading Dustin McGowan and the Toronto Blue Jays over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 Sunday.
Dustin McGowan allowed five hits over 6 1-3 innings to earn his first win since 2008, and the Toronto Blue Jays used two unearned runs to beat Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Friday night.
BALTIMORE-The news never seems to get better for Blue Jays' hardluck starter Dustin McGowan. Jays' manager John Farrell revealed in a pre-game chat that the 30-year-old righthander had been to see orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL on...
Dustin McGowan has not thrown a major league pitch for the Blue Jays in 2012, and now we know why: BREAKING: Dustin McGowan has been shut down with shoulder inflamation. Has visited with Dr. Andrews... More to come. #Bluejays #Jays —...Show More Summary
It is Thursday afternoon and there is some new information about the Toronto Blue Jays pitching. We will give you a quick overview of important news and notes regarding the Blue Jays pitching staff. Let's get to it. Dustin McGowan returns...Show More Summary
The Jays are unsure of any timetable for injured righthander Dustin McGowan to even begin a throwing program in his comeback from right foot plantar fasciitis. It turns out that he also had some discomfort in his right shoulder the....
After a strong spring, it appeared that Dustin McGowan was on the verge of claiming the fifth spot in the Blue Jays’ rotation. In two appearances and five innings of work, the opposition batted just.167 and failed to score. He was set...Show More Summary
The Toronto Blue Jays are going to pay Dustin McGowan $600,000 this season. It was to be McGowan's final season before becoming a free agent. But that is no longer the case, as the Jays and McGowan have agreed to terms on an extension. McGowan will earn $1.5 million in 2013, and $1.5 million in 2014. Show More Summary
McGOWAN SUFFERS FOOT INJURY Bad news for Dustin McGowan on his 30th birthday. He was pitching over at minor-league camp while the Jays played the Red Sox at the main stadium. In the second inning of his game, scheduled for...
Dustin McGowan used to be a hot prospect, ranking in the top-100 of Baseball America's preseason prospect list four times between 2002 and 2006. He was a first-round pick out of high school in 2000, and one of only eight first-rounders that year to accumulate more than a single Win Above Replacement in his career according to Baseball Reference. Show More Summary
After watching the interview with Dustin McGowan before the Jays game, I began to wonder how he would fare in September this year and how much that would play into 2012. I remember a couple years back, everyone was in love with McGowan. Show More Summary
Dustin Michael McGowan, remember him? He is the pitcher who got called up in mid-2007 to replace the "veterans" Tomo Ohka and Victor Zambrano. Many can recall the great facial hair he rocked proudly in 2008, along with those goggles, due to diabetes. Show More Summary
After sustaining a shoulder injury that has literally sucked the last two seasons or so out of Dustin McGowan, it appears that there could be some light at the end of the tunnel. McGowan, who underwent shoulder surgery last year, has...Show More Summary
It can be a confusing time of the year in Major League Baseball, what with arbitration offers, non-tender candidates, Type A and B free agents, waiver claims and the Rule 5 draft. So it can be tough to decipher what is happening with...Show More Summary