Brandon Morrow SP SD 6 days ago

San Diego Padres pitcher Brandon Morrow is scheduled to make two more rehab starts as he recovers from a shoulder injury, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Morrow allowed two runs over 2.1 innings in Saturday's rehab start for Triple-A El Paso.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 3 weeks ago

Morrow (shoulder) threw three sets of 15 pitches in a simulated game Saturday, Dennis Lin of the Union-Tribune reports.

Morrow has progressed to throwing simulated games after tossing a pair of bullpen sessions over the last week. There's still no definitive timetable for Morrow to return, but if he continues to progress without setbacks he should set out on a rehab assignment in the not-so-distant future.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 4 weeks ago

Morrow (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session Tuesday and a simulated game Saturday, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.

Morrow threw a successful bullpen Saturday, tossing 40 pitches after throwing 30 in his last session. Morrow will likely require a rehab stint at some point, and the Padres are hoping to get him back sometime in late-July.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 month ago

Morrow (shoulder) threw 40 pitches in a bullpen session Saturday, Dennis Lin of U-T San Diego reports.

He'll progress to a simulated game as the next step in his rehab. The Padres will likely have Morrow go through that process during the team's series in Pittsburgh. From there, Morrow will likely need time in the minors on a rehab assignment before he's ready to return.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 month ago

Morrow (shoulder) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Wednesday and will likely toss another one Saturday, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.

Morrow's return date was set back after exiting of of his rehab starts early. He finally appears back on track, but will once again need to go through the steps before potentially rejoining the Padres' rotation. It's been a disappointing career for a once promising pitcher, but he will look to salvage some of it upon his return.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 month ago

Morrow (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session either Wednesday or Thursday, Beth Maiman of MLB.com reports.

The veteran right-hander told reporters that he has not had any problems throwing long toss or off of flat ground of late and that he hopes to throw 30 fastballs during his bullpen session. Morrow aggravated his shoulder injury during a rehab start in early June, but he is now ready to ramp up activity with the upcoming bullpen session.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 month ago

Morrow (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day DL on Wednesday, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

This amounts to nothing more than a procedural move, as Morrow has missed close to two months already with the shoulder issues. A setback in his second rehab start led to another shutdown period, but Morrow recently extended his long toss out to 120 feet and he's hoping to return to mound work this weekend.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 month ago

Morrow (shoulder) hopes to throw a bullpen session this weekend, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Renewed shoulder discomfort led to a two-week shutdown period earlier this month, but Morrow extended his long toss out to 120 feet Tuesday and a return to elevated ground appears to be on the horizon. The Padres figure to be cautious with Morrow moving forward after the initial setback, but in light of his recent progress, it seems possible he could make it back shortly after the All-Star break.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 2 months ago

Morrow (shoulder soreness) will be shut down for a couple weeks, Fox Sports San Diego's Kris Budden reports.

The results of his MRI Tuesday have not yet been made available, but it sounds like bad news for the health of Morrow's shoulder. He exited his rehab start with Double-A San Antonio on Sunday after just 49 pitches, and it may be quite some time before he nears a return to the Padres' rotation. Odrisamer Despaigne will continue to occupy the fifth spot in the Padres' rotation for the time being.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 2 months ago

Morrow (shoulder) returned to San Diego on Monday to undergo an MRI on his shoulder, the San Diego Union Tribune reports.

Morrow exited his rehab start with Double-A San Antonio on Sunday after just 49 pitches due to discomfort in the shoulder, and now it appear the setback could be somewhat serious in nature. While he continues to rehab the issue, the Padres will likely continue to turn to Odrisamer Despaigne in his place.