Patrick Corbin SP ARI 6 days ago

Corbin's next rehab outing may be pushed back, according to GM Dave Stewart, reports Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.

While the D-Backs are saying this is "nothing to be alarmed about," Corbin was not as strong in his most recent outing as he had been previously, so the D-Backs may opt to give him a bit of extra rest. It's understandably anxiety inducing news for Corbin owners given the rash of pitchers who recently had slow recoveries from Tommy John surgery, or required a second procedure, including teammate Daniel Hudson, but as of yet this isn't being deemed a set back.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 1 week ago

Corbin (elbow) is scheduled to throw five innings (75 pitches) Monday at extended spring training, Nick Piecoro of AZ Central Sports reports.

Corbin will embark upon one of the most meaningful leaps in the rehab process, and if all goes well, he'll be cleared for a rehab outing at Double-A Mobile the following week. The Diamondbacks are tentatively targeting an early-June return for their former ace.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 2 weeks ago

The Diamondbacks are targeting June 4 for Corbin (elbow) to make his 2015 debut, Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Arizona reports.

Corbin is set to begin a rehab assignment in the near future, and barring any setbacks, he will take the mound for the big club in early June for the first time since 2013.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 2 weeks ago

Corbin was transferred to the 60-day DL Sunday.

Corbin's roster spot was needed to make room for an extra reliever, but this shouldn't affect his estimated return date. He remains scheduled to begin a rehab assignment at some point over the next two weeks.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 3 weeks ago

Corbin (elbow) is on track to begin a rehab assignment next week or the following week, MLB.com's Steve Gilbert reports.

Corbin is scheduled to throw once more at the team's extended spring training complex Monday, and if all goes well during that session, he will be cleared to begin a rehab assignment shortly thereafter. Corbin will need to build up his arm strength before he is ready to pitch for the Diamondbacks, but he could make his 2015 debut for the club sometime in June.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 3 weeks ago

Corbin threw well in his first rehab start in extended spring training Tuesday, reports Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro.

Corbin remains about a month away from returning to a major league mound, and he will still need several rehabs starts prior to that, but this is an encouraging report. It is not clear yet whose spot he would take in the rotation when we he returns.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 4 weeks ago

Corbin (elbow) tossed a 30-pitch simulated game at Chase Field on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports.

Manager Chip Hale said afterward that Corbin was able to mix all his pitches and looked good during the session. The lefty is in line for another simulated game Sunday back at extended spring training, after which he may soon be ready to start a rehab assignment.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 1 month ago1 Comment

Corbin (elbow) threw 20 pitches in a simulated game Wednesday.

Corbin continues to make his way back from Tommy John surgery on a timeline that could see him return to a major league mound in mid-June.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 2 months ago

Corbin (elbow) was officially placed on the 15-day DL by the Diamondbacks on Saturday.

Corbin will return from his Tommy John at some point before Bronson Arroyo, barring a setback during the ramping up period.

Patrick Corbin SP ARI 2 months ago

Corbin (elbow) will open the season on the DL, Zach Buchanan of the Arizona Republic reports.

This has been the plan all along. Corbin is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and is targeting a June return to the Arizona rotation.