Jun
19

Aceves throws off half-mound

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Sorely missed reliever Al Aceves threw off a half-mound today, the first time he’s thrown off something more than flat ground since suffering a back injury in early May. He threw for approximately six minutes and reported no pain, but chances are the team will opt to leave him behind in New York during their west coast trip next week. I can’t see why they’d subject a guy coming off a back injury to sitting on a pair of cross country flights within a week.

Aceves said he might begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton soon, though that was just him spit balling it. The team has announced no plans, and presumably wants to see him throw comfortably off a full mound before starting his rehab clock.

Categories : Asides, Injuries

7 Comments»

  1. Andy in Sunny Daytona says:

    Which half is missing?

  2. DJH says:

    If we can get a healthy Aveves back this year even if it’s later in the year it would be big.

  3. Sean C says:

    We NEED this man healthy and back in our bullpen. Things just ain’t the same without the Mexican Gangster.

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