Brendan Donnelly, a reliever who pitched for the Red Sox in the first half of 2007 before his season was clipped by Tommy John surgery, was released by the Texas Rangers on Thursday, according to MLB.com. Donnelly had given up five runs in six innings this spring.
With the Sox in 2007, he recorded a 3.05 ERA in 27 games, but had to be shut down with what was described as forearm tightness. Donnelly and the Sox waited until after the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline to disclose that he had a torn ulnar collateral ligament and would need Tommy John surgery. The non-disclosure was meant to avoid undercutting the Red Sox' leverage in the trade market. Ultimately, the Sox ended up trading for Eric Gagne.
"That worked out well for everyone," Donnelly joked on a visit to Fenway as a member of the Indians at the end of last season.
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