by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/19/2013) Rangers relief pitcher Joakim Soria, who is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, will resume throwing off a mound at the start of June, according to ESPN.
Soria experienced tightness in his pectoral muscle late in April which has shut him down for three weeks. He is expected to be ready to activated from the disabled list in early July.
Joakim Soria shut down for 2-3 weeks
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/22/2013) Rangers relief pitcher Joakim Soria, who is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, is dealing with a strained muscle in his chest, MLB.com reports Monday. Soria won't be able to throw for 2-3 weeks and is now going to be out until at least July 1.
Soria had been slated to rejoin the Texas bullpen by June 1 but that will now be delayed.
Joakim Soria slowed by pectoral strain
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/19/2013) Rangers pitcher Joakim Soria experienced tightness in his pectoral muscle during a throwing session Friday, FOX Sports Southwest reports. The issue could set him back a day or two in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, though there have been no reported issues associated with his right arm.
Colby Lewis, Joakim Soria continue long recovery
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/16/2013) Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine told MLB.com Tuesday that pitchers Colby Lewis and Joakim Soria are "progressing on schedule" in their recovery from surgery. Both players have advanced to throwing 30-pitch live batting practice sessions and will next move to extended spring training games, but no start date has been set.
Joakim Soria, Colby Lewis throw bullpen sessions
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/9/2013) The Rangers had a couple of their recovering pitchers throw bullpen sessions Tuesday.
The right-handers began the year on the disabled list as they recover from Tommy John surgery.
Joakim Soria ready to throw batting practice
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/5/2013) Rangers reliever Joakim Soria is ready to start throwing batting practice, according to MLB.com.
Soria is recovering from the second Tommy John surgery of his career. Soria has been throwing bullpen sessions the past month, and is ready to start doing more. He could return to the team in four to six weeks.
Rangers place Joakim Soria on 15-day DL
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (3/31/2013) The Rangers have officially placed Joakim Soria on the 15-day disabled list, the club announced Sunday.
Soria, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, is scheduled to begin throwing batting practice in April, which places him on track for a mid-May return. He last appeared in the majors in 2011 for Kansas City, where he recorded a 4.03 ERA (102 ERA+) with 28 saves in 60.1 innings.
Joakim Soria to throw live batting practice in mid-April
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (3/24/2013) Rangers reliever Joakim Soria, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, will begin throwing live batting practice in the second week of April. Soria has been slated for a May return, and this development indicates he remains on schedule to do so.
Soria last appeared in the majors in 2011 with Kansas City. He recorded a 4.03 ERA and a 3.53 K/BB with 28 saves. In the four previous years, he was one of the best pitchers in the major leagues, as he posted a 2.01 ERA and 4.0 K/BB over 255 innings.
Soria on schedule for May
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/17/2013) Texas reliever Joakim Soria has thrown three bullpen sessions and still believes he'll be able to return to the mound for the Rangers in May, reports ESPN Sunday. "I won't know for sure until I face hitters," Soria said. "Threw the first few bullpens, everything has gone smooth. That is nice." Manager Ron Washington has also been pleased thus far. "He's throwing the ball freely," Washington said. "He hasn't opened up, but he's throwing it freely. He's happy with what he's doing. When he's happy, I'm happy."
Soria ahead of schedule
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer (2/15/2013) Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux told the Star-Telegram on Thursday that reliever Joakim Soria is ahead of schedule in his return from Tommy John surgery. Soria, who had the procedure in April, is expected to return in May.
Soria throws off mound
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/11/2013) FOX Sports Southwest reports Rangers reliever Joakim Soria, who is recovering from April 2012 Tommy John surgery, threw off a mound Monday for the first time since the operation. He said he felt fine after throwing 15 pitches.
Soria to miss spring training
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/2/2013) Texas reliever Joakim Soria (elbow) will definitely not pitch during Cactus League games in spring training, reports MLB.com Saturday. Soria is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery and only recently progressed to throwing from distances of 120 feet. Soria is expected to serve as the primary setup man behind closer Joe Nathan once he is able to return to action.
Soria looks at June return
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer (1/10/2013) Rangers reliever Joakim Soria, recovering from April Tommy John surgery, told ESPNDallas.com that while late May is still his target for a return to major league action, he's thinking June may be the most likely scenario. "I'd like to start when the season begins in April, but that's not realistic," Soria said. "I'm still looking at late May, but it's probably more like the first few days of June. It depends how it goes with the bullpens. I'm doing everything possible to get ready as soon as I can.."