{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Farnsworth pain-free after first throwing exercise

Farnsworth pain-free after first throwing exercise

|
Farnsworth pain-free after first throwing exercise
ST. PETERSBURG -- Kyle Farnsworth (right elbow strain) was moved to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday to make room for Will Rhymes on the 25-man roster, a development that didn't seem to alarm Farnsworth in the least.

"I don't consider it a setback, because they said six to eight [weeks] anyway, so it's basically the same," Farnsworth said.

Farnsworth made 25 sock throws on Tuesday. The exercise involved him going through his throwing motion and throwing the ball from inside a tube sock worn over his pitching arm.

"Everything went well," Farnsworth said. "It's a good step forward."

The exercise was the first time Farnsworth has thrown since he injured his arm in Spring Training.

"I think it went well," said Farnsworth, who reported having no pain.

Farnsworth did express frustration about not being able to play.

"The offseason is time to sit around and not do anything, not during the season," Farnsworth said. "Still, got to stay positive, we're winning and that makes it a whole lot easier to be able to kind of take my time and try not to rush myself. I still have to take it easy and make sure I'm 100 percent when I get back."

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español