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Nova (elbow) threw his third bullpen session of the spring Tuesday, Meredith Marakovits of YES Network reports.

Nova recently said that he expects to join the Yankees no later than June, and he seems to be making good progress in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. Tuesday's bullpen session lasted 35 pitches, and no setbacks have been reported.

Ivan Nova SP NYY 15 Days

Nova (elbow) hopes to begin throwing off of a mound soon, CBS New York reports.Nova has been throwing on flat ground at the Yankees's minor league complex, and has reported not feeling any pain or tightness after undergoing Tommy John surgery last April. While it's still too early to peg an exact timetable, the 27-year-old said that he is optimistic he'll be back by June at the latest, which would be right in the middle of the typical 12-to-15 month window returning from Tommy John.

Ivan Nova SP NYY 29 Days

Nova (elbow) is throwing off flat ground at the Yankees' minor league complex, the Associated Press reports.

The right-hander said Tuesday that he's "feeling great," close to 10 months removed from Tommy John surgery. Normal recovery is typically between 12 and 15 months, but when asked about his return, Nova said, "I don't really know. It's up to them. I haven't asked them anything. I don't want to get crazy about it." It will be hard to know where Nova truly stands until he return to mound work.

Ivan Nova SP NYY 29 Days

Nova (elbow) said that he's feeling great, but did not offer a timetable for his return from Tommy John surgery, the New York Daily News reports.

He's unlikely to return before May at the earliest, and it's possible that Nova will need more than the 12-month minimum to get back onto the mound in game action. With Nova rehabbing at least through April, Chris Capuano is currently positioned to open the season in the Yankees' rotation.

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Nova and the Yankees avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract.

According to New York Post writer Joel Sherman, the deal is likely worth $3.3 million. Nova underwent Tommy John surgery in April, a highly disappointing development given that he was attempting to maintain the momentum from a 9-6 season from 2013 where he posted a 3.10 ERA. Nova is expected to push for a return some time in the summer.

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Nova (elbow) has been making 25 throws from 60 feet every other day for the past week, the Star-Ledger reports.

After undergoing Tommy John surgery, Nova has been starting it out lightly but will eventually stretch out his arm further. He'll go to Tampa over the offseason to continue rehabbing in attempt to return in 2015.

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Nova (elbow) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Wednesday, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.

Nova remains in the preliminary stages of his recovery from Tommy John surgery, with his progress during the winter ultimately proving more critical toward determining for his availability in 2015.

Ivan Nova SP NYY 10 Months

Ivan Nova underwent successful Tommy John surgery Tuesday.

Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure in Pensacola, Florida. Nova will be sidelined until the early portion of the 2015 season.

Ivan Nova SP NYY 10 Months

Ivan Nova will undergo Tommy John surgery next Tuesday.

The surgery will be performed by Dr. James Andrews. It was considered inevitable after Nova was diagnosed with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, but he wanted to get a second opinion before going ahead with the procedure. He'll now be sidelined until the early part of 2015. Vidal Nuno will take his place in the starting rotation for now.

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Ivan Nova's elbow MRI will be sent to Dr. James Andrews.

Nova wants to get a second opinion before deciding whether to undergo season-ending Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. Yankees doctors recommended the procedure after examining him Tuesday in New York, and it's a near certainty that he'll be out until 2015.