Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 4 Days

Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) felt good while playing catch Sunday.

Hellickson was shut down for a few days after feeling some soreness in his surgically-repaired right elbow when he threw curveballs. The setback was only a minor one, though it's not clear when he'll try to throw from a mound again.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 5 Days

Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) will play catch on Sunday.

Hellickson was shut down for three days because of light soreness in his surgically-repaired right elbow. The Rays aren't considering it a major setback and are still hoping that he can return around late May.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 8 Days

Jeremy Hellickson's first bullpen session since arthroscopic elbow surgery has been pushed back a few days.

Hellickson had been slated for his first mound work on Tuesday. It doesn't appear that he's had a setback, so it could just be a weather issue. Hellickson is aiming to rejoin the Rays' rotation in late May or early June.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 10 Days

Jeremy Hellickson is expected to throw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since his January elbow surgery.

Hellickson began mixing his curveball into flat-ground throwing sessions last week and has reported no issues with his right elbow. He remains on track to join the Rays' rotation around late May or early June.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 15 Days

Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) was able to throw his curveball on Tuesday.

It's the first time he's done so since undergoing arthroscopic elbow surgery in late January. Hellickson's rehab has gone well to this point and he remains on track to rejoin the Rays' rotation in late May or early June.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 25 Days

Rays placed RHP Jeremy Hellickson on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow injury.

Hellickson is recovering from arthroscopic elbow surgery and isn't expected back until late May or early June. Jake Odorizzi will fill in as the team's No. 5 starter.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 1 Month

Jeremy Hellickson (elbow), expected to return in May, has been given a new timetable that includes a June 1 target date.

Hellickson had been shooting for a mid-May return, but now says late-May is his "best-case scenario." He's coming off a long-tossing session Wednesday that "felt really good." Hellickson, the Rookie of the Year award winner in 2011, underwent arthroscopic surgery last month to remove "loose bodies" from his elbow. Jake Odorizzi is the favorite to fill the No. 5 spot until he returns. AL-only owners will want to file his name.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 1 Month

Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) long-tossing session Wednesday was a success.

He flung 25 balls from 45-60 feet. "Very encouraging," Hellickson said afterwards. "It felt really good." Recovering from minor arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow, Hellickson is expected to be shelved until mid- to late-May.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 1 Month

Jeremy Hellickson (elbow) will throw a bullpen session Wednesday.

It's the first time he's thrown in six weeks. Tampa Bay expects the right-hander to be sidelined until mid- to late-May after undergoing minor arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow late last month. Jake Odorizzi is the heavy favorite to fill the No. 5 spot until he returns.

Jeremy Hellickson SP TB 3 Months

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Jeremy Hellickson will be sidelined until mid- to late-May after having arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow last week.