March 9, 2007

Timlin Shut Down For A Week

Mike Timlin will not be pitching tomorrow.

Terry Francona:
He's going to be [shut down for] one week, no throwing. The tenderness he felt [strained side muscle] ... is in a smaller area, which I think is good. But he still feels it, and we don't want this to turn into a season-long fiasco, where he feels OK, the next week he feels a little worse, and two weeks later he's worse. ...

I'm disappointed it got to this point. The doctors still kind of reassure us that he is getting better. But he felt something ...
Gordon Edes says Timlin -- who turns 41 tomorrow -- had another MRI yesterday.

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