The back-and-forth on Kelvim Escobar’s shoulder soldiers on.
First, he was fine. Then, he couldn’t grip a baseball. After that, he could throw just fine with Johan Santana. Now, he’s taking it slow and might start the season on the DL. At least, according to Jerry Manuel.
Also, since he’s in camp but still not able to throw, he’s well behind in the race for the set-up man. The likely leading candidate is Ryota Igarashi.