Manager Alex Cora said Thursday that Barnes (hip) is "a full go" and "ready for game action" heading into Thursday's series finale against the Yankees, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports. Cora added that he won't put Barnes immediately into high-leverage spots upon his return. The right-hander has been sidelined with left hip inflammation dating back to Sept. 3, but will have about a week and a half to get back into game shape before the start of the postseason.
Barnes (hip) expects to get in a game soon, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports. Barnes hasn't pitched since Sept. 3 due to hip inflammation. He's been throwing full-speed bullpen sessions and appears to be ready to go.
Barnes (hip) threw a bullpen session Friday and is scheduled for another one Sunday before possibly returning sometime next week, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports. Barnes has been out since Sept. 3 with left hip inflammation. He's working his way through a throwing progression and appears likely to return soon, barring any setbacks.
Barnes (hip) is scheduled to throw a bullpen over the weekend or early next week, Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports. Barnes hasn't pitched since Sept. 3 due to a hip issue, but he recently resumed throwing and is trending in the right direction. A potential timeline for his return will hopefully emerge following his bullpen session.
Barnes (hip) resumed throwing Tuesday, Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports. Barnes has been battling left hip inflammation for a few days and was temporarily unable to throw. He last pitched Sept. 3. Given the relatively short length of his absence, he likely won't require a particularly long time to build back up, though a precise timeline is unclear.