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Mitre a week away from throwing

Starter to rejoin rotation by June; Johnson tossing in 'pen

By Joe Frisaro / MLB.com

 

MILWAUKEE -- Sergio Mitre, who opened the season on the disabled list, is a week away from resuming basic throwing activities.

Entering Spring Training, the Marlins viewed Mitre as a top of the rotation right-hander. But he felt right forearm discomfort in his first Spring Training start.

 

An MRI late in Spring Training revealed a forearm strain. He has been on a no-throw schedule for four to six weeks. With hopes that he begins throwing in a week, the earliest Mitre would likely be ready to join the Marlins would be in June.

 

In other injury-related news, reliever Lee Gardner, who went on the DL on April 18 with elbow inflammation, is still in a no-throw stage.

 

Josh Johnson, building back from Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, is throwing bullpen sessions twice a week, and his next bullpen is slated for Tuesday. If Johnson pitches this season, it likely would be in September.

 

Anibal Sanchez, healing from shoulder surgery, is also throwing bullpens a couple of times a week. He next throws off the mound on Tuesday. An optimistic time frame for the right-hander's return is the All-Star break.

 

Center fielder Alejandro De Aza, who is out with a left ankle sprain, is doing range-of-motion activities. He still has a ways to go before being ready.

 

Reliever Henry Owens is throwing bullpens, but fastballs only. Rebounding from shoulder surgery, the right-hander isn't expected back until the second half.

 

Reliever Harvey Garcia, who had shoulder surgery recently, is months away, if he can pitch at all this season.

 

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