The Twins have released pitcher Rich Harden, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Harden has not pitched at all this season as he continues to rehab from shoulder surgery.
Twins pitcher Rich Harden is scheduled to throw live batting practice this week as he continues to work back to the major leagues, the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. The injury-plagued hurler, who hasn't pitched in the majors since Sept. 25, 2011, is looking to make a comeback in the bullpen. Harden has thrown several pain-free bullpen sessions and will need to continue to prove he can remain healthy before the Twins allow him to go on an injury rehab assignment.
Twins pitcher Rich Harden threw batting practice this week and felt discomfort in his shoulder, assistant general manager Rob Antony told MLB.com Friday.Harden, who is recovering from right shoulder surgery, was expected to ramp up his activity. Instead, the Twins are expected to take a more cautious approach with the 31-year-old.
Twins general manager Terry Ryan said pitcher Rich Harden experienced some soreness in his right shoulder this past week, but he's expected to ramp up his activity this week, according to MLB.com. Harden continues to rehab from offseason shoulder surgery.
Twins pitcher Rich Harden is slated to throw batting practice at the club's spring training home in Fort Myers, FL on Tuesday, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Harden is rehabilitating from a shoulder injury. His contract calls for the Twins to either call him up by July 31 or make him a free agent.
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