Santiago Casilla RP SF 2 Months

Santiago Casilla is on his way to Giants camp.

Casilla was delayed for about a week due to a problem with his work visa. The 33-year-old Dominican right-hander won't need much time to get properly tuned for the start of the 2014 regular season. He posted a stellar 2.16 ERA in 57 appearances last year.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 2 Months

Santiago Casilla has yet to report to Giants camp due to visa issues.

Jose De Paula is also dealing with visa issues. Assuming it doesn't drag on too long, Casilla shouldn't have a problem being ready in time for the season.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 7 Months

Santiago Casilla worked a scoreless ninth for the save as the Giants edged the Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday.

Sergio Romo was unavailable after working three straight days, giving Casilla the chance to pick up his second save of the season. Casilla has had some injury issues this year and his 31/20 K/BB ratio in 42 1/3 innings isn't very impressive, but he has six wins and a 1.91 ERA out of the pen for the Giants.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 9 Months

Giants activated Santiago Casilla from the 15-day disabled list.

Casilla has been sidelined since May 20 after having a cyst removed from his knee. He owns a 1.89 ERA in 19 innings this year, and he'll likely return to the setup role.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 9 Months

Santiago Casilla (knee) will be activated from the disabled list on Friday or Saturday.

Casilla threw a bullpen session with the Giants on Thursday and seems done with his rehab assignment. It would be a surprise if he's not activated prior to Friday's game.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 9 Months

Santiago Casilla (knee) could be activated from the disabled list Thursday.

Casilla has a 5.40 ERA and 2/5 K/BB ratio over five rehab innings in Triple-A, but the important thing is that he hasn't had any setbacks with his knee. The veteran reliever will travel with the team to San Diego and should be available for their four-game series against the Padres.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 10 Months

Santiago Casilla (knee) expects to return to the Giants bullpen at some point next week.

The team wants to see him pitch in back-to-back rehab games before he's activated, which could happen on Sunday and Monday. He's been sidelined since the middle of May after undergoing surgery to remove a cyst from his knee.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 10 Months

Santiago Casilla (knee) threw two scoreless innings Tuesday in his second rehab appearance with High-A San Jose.

Casilla threw a total of 25 pitches while allowing one hit and no walks. He's currently on track to rejoin the Giants' bullpen later this week. The veteran right-hander has been sidelined for over a month after having surgery to remove a cyst from his knee.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 10 Months

Santiago Casilla (knee) made his first rehab appearance Sunday with High-A San Jose.

He allowed one run on two hits over one inning, throwing 12 of his 15 pitches for strikes. Casilla didn't report any setbacks and remains on track to be activated from the disabled list later this week.

Santiago Casilla RP SF 10 Months

Santiago Casilla (knee) will begin a rehab assignment Sunday with High-A San Jose.