Burdi (biceps) played catch Wednesday, John Perrotto of DKPittsburghSports.com reports. Burdi has been shut down from throwing since suffering a strained biceps tendon back in mid-April, so this is a step in the right direction for the right-hander. That said, it remains to be seen when he'll be cleared to resume mound work, leaving him without a return date.
Burdi (biceps) has yet to resume throwing, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Burdi has been shut down from throwing since suffering a strained biceps tendon back in mid-April. Until he picks up a throwing program, the right-hander will remain without a timetable for his return.
Burdi (biceps) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Saturday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Burdi will make way on the 40-man roster for the newly acquired Chris Stratton. The move doesn't appear to have any effect on Burdi's return timeline, as he's been shut down from throwing for four weeks due to a nerve injury.
Burdi (biceps) is dealing with a nerve injury and won't throw for four weeks, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Burdi was initially diagnosed with a strained right biceps and flexor mass, but a third opinion revealed the nerve damage. The right-hander will still have to build back up once he's cleared to resume throwing in approximately four weeks, so he likely won't be ready to return until sometime in the summer.
Burdi will get a second opinion on his strained right biceps tendon and flexor mass early next week, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports. Early reports suggested that Burdi may be available to avoid surgery. His timeline remains unclear.