The road to recovery can sometimes be a slow one, but injured Minnesota Twins closer Matt Capps is looking forward to taking the next step on Monday when he plays catch for the first time since receiving a cortisone shot last week.
Matt Capps will play catch tomorrow for the first time since his cortisone shot a week ago. Hopes to pitch in Fort Myers in a week or so.— Phil Mackey (@PMac21) July 1, 2012
The 28-year-old pitcher was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury on June 25, but picked up a bit of good news when MRI results showed only inflammation in his shoulder and not significant damage. Interestingly enough, Minnesota's closer-by-committee duo of Jared Burton and Glen Perkins is a perfect 4-for-4 on save opportunities while Capps has been on the shelf