Ramirez (elbow) threw 26 pitches across two innings Monday in an extended spring training game, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. This marks the right-hander's second outing in an extended spring game, and his elbow has felt good so far. Look for the Angels to continue to build up Ramirez's arm strength moving forward.
Ramirez (elbow) threw 45 pitches during an intrasquad game at extended spring training Tuesday. Ramirez began throwing to live hitters last week and is scheduled to pitch in another extended spring training game Monday. The 30-year-old is almost 13 months removed from Tommy John surgery and should continue building up his arm strength before embarking on a minor-league rehab assignment.
Ramirez (elbow) has progressed to throwing two-inning live batting practice sessions in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports. Ramirez is now 12 months removed from the procedure and thus far appears to have avoided any significant setbacks. The Angels are hopeful he'll be ready to return by late June or early July.
Ramirez (elbow) is scheduled to face live hitters in early May, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. Ramirez has been ramping up his throwing program throughout the spring as he continues his recovery from last April's Tommy John surgery. The 30-year-old will stretch out by throwing at least 60 pitches so that the Angels can decide whether to utilize him as a starter or reliever when he's ready to return.
Ramirez (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Saturday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. Ramirez will make way on the 40-man roster for Kaleb Cowart, who was claimed off waivers in a corresponding move. The transaction has no effect on Ramirez's return timeline, as he's targeting a June return from Tommy John surgery.
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