Brandon Morrow SP SD 3 days ago

Morrow (shoulder) will pitch a simulated game Thursday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Morrow had a positive bullpen session over the weekend and will look to carry that momentum forward into this simulated game. If all goes well, he could head out on a rehab assignment next week and be back with the Padres in early-to-mid June. Before hitting the DL, Morrow was off to a strong start in his first season with San Diego, showing improved control while pitching to a 2.73 ERA over 33 innings.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 4 days ago

Morrow (shoulder) threw about 45 pitches during Sunday's bullpen session and felt satisfied with the results,'s Corey Brock reports.

Morrow was able to use all his pitches during the session and figures to take another step forward in his recovery by pitching in a simulated game Wednesday or Thursday. He last appeared in a game May 3 before the Padres shut him down with right shoulder inflammation.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 6 days ago

Morrow (shoulder) will throw another bullpen session Saturday or Sunday, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Morrow is slated to get back onto the mound this weekend after throwing a bullpen session Thursday, his first since hitting the DL with right shoulder inflammation. The Padres are reportedly eyeing a simulated game for Morrow next week, in what could be his final test before heading out for a minor league rehab assignment.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 week ago

Morrow (shoulder) will throw his first bullpen session Thursday since being placed on the 15-day DL, Dennis Lin of the Union-Tribune reports.

Morrow received a cortisone shot in his shoulder last week and will take the next step in his rehab process by throwing a bullpen session Thursday. It still looks as though Morrow won't be back in San Diego's rotation until early-to-mid June at this point, however.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 2 weeks ago

Morrow (shoulder) is not ready to go on a minor league rehab assignment yet, but could require two rehab starts when he is, Corey Brock of reports.

Morrow continues to work his way back from a shoulder issue, but hasn't moved along as quickly as the team hoped. His timetable should become more clear as he progresses in the process, but early-to-mid June is likely the earliest return date plausible at this point.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 2 weeks ago

Morrow (shoulder) received a cortisone shot Thursday and could start playing catch in the next three to four days, reports.

Morrow was placed on the 15-day DL on May 3 due to right shoulder inflammation, but the cortisone shot should put him on track to begin throwing again. While he won't be ready to come off the disabled list when he's eligible, the fact that he could resume throwing over the weekend means that throwing bullpen sessions may be on the horizon.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 2 weeks ago

Morrow (shoulder inflammation) has no immediate plans to resume throwing, the Union-Tribune's Dennis Lin reports.

He has returned to San Diego and has been looked at by Dr. Heinz Hoenecke and it is hard to say when he could get back on the mound. With Morrow this should come as no surprise, as he seems to miss significant time annually. In leagues with deep benches or DL spots, Morrow is worth stashing, but in shallower formats the uncertainty surrounding his return makes him expendable.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 3 weeks ago

Morrow (shoulder) suggested he should be ready to return from the DL when first eligible May 18, Corey Brock of reports.

Right shoulder inflammation pushed Morrow to the DL on Tuesday, but he didn't seem overly concerned, saying missing two weeks now could help him later on. Odrisamer Despaigne is the favorite to step into Morrow's rotation spot.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 3 weeks ago

Morrow was placed on the 15-day DL on Thursday, retroactive to May 3, with right shoulder inflammation.

Morrow went six innings against Colorado on Saturday and gave up just two earned runs, giving the right-hander four quality starts in five turns to begin the year. As it turns out, Morrow's shoulder is an issue, but the silver lining here is that 30-year-old hasn't had many shoulder problems throughout his career. Odrisamer Despaigne would seem like a top candidate to step into the starting rotation.

Brandon Morrow SP SD 1 month ago

Morrow threw seven innings in Sunday's victory over the Dodgers and picked up his first win of the season. He allowed one earned run on five hits and posted a 4:1 K:BB ratio in the game.

The Padres have won every game Morrow has started this year, but they were finally able to get him a win Sunday. Morrow gave up five earned runs in a start in Colorado, but he gave up just three total earned runs in his other three starts, and has given up just 22 hits through 27 innings this season. He will take on the Rockies again in his next start this upcoming weekend.