Pressly will enter spring training with a a chance for a high-profile role in the Minnesota bullpen, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. "I don't think people realize how well (Pressly) was throwing the ball before he got hurt (strained latissimus) last year, and now he's healthy," Molitor said. Pressly showed promise in the bullpen with a 94.2 average mph fastball and a decent 7.1 K/9 last season. A strained right lat muscle injury in early August, but it sounds like he'll be fully healthy heading into spring training. He could be in the top setup men for Glen Perkins along with Kevin Jepsen, Trevor May and Casey Fien.
Twins pitcher Ryan Pressly recently suffered a setback in his rehab from a strained lat muscle and will not pitch this season, reports MLB.com. Pressly had been long tossing, but suffered the setback, which ended his season. He went 3-2 with a 2.93 ERA over 27 2/3 innings before sustaining the injury.
Twins pitcher Ryan Pressly is expected to take a big step in his rehab from a strained lat muscle. Pressly will begin throwing again within a week, general manager Terry Ryan said, per the Pioneer Press.
Twins right-handed reliever Ryan Pressly, who is currently on the disabled list with a strained lat muscle, is not expected to throw for another four weeks. Pressly landed on the DL on Monday, and he is hoping to be back in late August or early September, according to MLB.com.
The Twins placed reliever Ryan Pressly on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 5, on Monday due to a right lat strain. He was injured during Saturday's game against the Royals. The right-hander is 3-2 with a 2.93 ERA through 27 relief appearances. He earned his fourth hold of the season by throwing one scoreless inning during Saturday's 5-3 win.