Kuhl (elbow) is throwing on flat ground at 120 feet, John Perrotto of DKPittsburghSports.com reports. This marks another step forward for Kuhl, who had been limited to throwing from 90 feet in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. He's expected to take a 10-day break from throwing within the next two weeks, which is a scheduled part of his rehab, before picking things back up. He's expected to miss the entire 2019 campaign but should be ready for spring training next year.
Kuhl (elbow) recently increased his throwing distance off flat ground to 90 feet, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Both Kuhl and Edgar Santana are at the same stage of their respective recoveries from Tommy John surgery and aren't expected to resume mound work until later in the season. Kuhl is slated to miss the entire 2019 campaign but should report to camp next spring with few restrictions, if any.
Kuhl (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Friday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Kuhl underwent Tommy John surgery in September and was already ruled out for 2019, so this was a procedural move that was inevitable. The 26-year-old has been playing catch from 75 feet this week as he continues through the early stages of his throwing program.
Kuhl (elbow) has been playing catch from 75 feet this week, Nubyjas Wilborn of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Kuhl is still in the early stages of his throwing program as he works his way back from Tommy John surgery, which he underwent in September. The Pirates have already ruled him out for 2019, but he could enter spring training next season with few restrictions, if any.
Kuhl (elbow) resumed throwing Monday, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports. Kuhl played catch with teammate Edgar Santana, who is also recovering from Tommy John surgery. The session went well, according to Kuhl, but he's nevertheless not expected to return at any point this season, as he went under the knife in September for a procedure which typically takes over a year to return from.
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