Ryan Madson is dealing with a wicked case of dead arm. He hasn't pitched since Aug. 22, and his right arm is still sore to the touch.
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CBS Sports "Veteran reliever Ryan Madson whose struggles serve as a lonely reminder than nothing is to be assumed with regard to a pitcher's recovery from Tommy John Surgery has been released by the Angels. Madson underwent the procedure in April 2012 and thanks to a number of setbacks has since managed to..." August 06
MLB.com "Ryan Madson is frustrated. He's 14 months removed from a Tommy John procedure that normally carries a 12-month recovery period, and he's still struggling to clear that final hurdle, now relegated to playing catch and confined to the small victories of simply not feeling soreness the next..." June 11
Ryan Madson said he also played catch yesterday, but felt a lot better doing it today. “The saga continues,” he said.
MLB.com "Just as it has done so many times before, Ryan Madson's comeback attempt has taken another unexpected twist. "Hopefully it's just a little glitch," manager Mike Scioscia said. "I don't think it's anything major, but he needs to get over this. He's close, as we said. Hopefully it's just a..." May 23
MLB.com "While the Angels began a nine-game homestand with Monday night's 11-4 loss to the Royals, reliever Ryan Madson got in some work for Class A Inland Empire. Madson, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, could be activated from the disabled list either late this week or this..." May 14
Weaver (Thursday bullpen) and Madson (extended spring on Wednesday) making progress. Burnett (no throwing for another week) takes step back.
#Angels RHP Ryan Madson said today's bullpen went well and he's hoping to face hitters on Thursday and be active about a week later.
MLB.com "Two weeks ago, Halos reliever Ryan Madson was scheduled to throw a simulated game at Angel Stadium and his return to baseball appeared to be on the horizon. However, the simulated game did not go as planned, and Madson felt tightness in his arm shortly after he finished -- tightness that had..." May 03
Talked to #Angels’ Madson. Didn’t sound optimistic about returning soon. Sore after simulated game yesterday. One step forward, one back.
Angels RHP Ryan Madson has felt a little tightness in surgically repaired elbow, hasn't thrown pen since AZ. Hopes to within next few days.
Angels RHP Ryan Madson said he hasn't thrown a bullpen since Thu because of some discomfort. Team has modified his rehab now.
Orange County Register "Ryan Madson is inching closer to being the Angels' closer – but not too close. The 32-year-old right-hander, signed to a $3.5-million, incentive-laden deal in the offseason, threw off a mound for the first time in over a month Monday and reported no immediate pain in his surgically repaired right..." March 12
Orange County Register "All of the good feelings for Ryan Madson can't change the cold, hard math of the calendar. The Angels reliever said Sunday he's starting to turn the corner in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, but the remaining steps he described might not leave time for him to pitch at all before the Angels..." March 04
#Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher hasn't entirely closed the door on Madson for opening day but says its "unlikely."
Los Angeles Times "While one new Angels reliever (Ryan Madson) resumed his throwing program Monday morning, another (Sean Burnett) was shut down because of stiffness in his lower back, a condition Manager Mike Scioscia said he is “not overly concerned about.” Burnett, the former Washington Nationals left-hander..." February 18
Orange County Register "Ryan Madson wanted so badly to make the Angels' opening day roster that he might have cost himself the chance. Although an MRI of Madson's surgically repaired elbow brought the relief that there was no structural damage to the joint, the Angels are still going to keep the pitcher from throwing..." February 14
L.A. Daily News "An MRI Tuesday on Ryan Madson's right elbow came back negative, but the man the Angels hoped to be their opening-day closer won't be their closer on opening day. That's the way it appears for now, at least. Madson, who missed all of last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, is still..." February 14
Hardball Talk "MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez reports that Angels right-hander Ryan Madson is undergoing an MRI Tuesday evening on his surgically-repaired pitching elbow. The hope in Angels camp is that the exam will show nothing more than mild inflammation. Madson began feeling soreness in his elbow when he ramped..." February 12
Orange County Register "Whether it's a "setback" or simply a normal part of the rehab process may be an issue of semantics, but Ryan Madson isn't happy about his throwing program being shut down for 10 days, and counting. "I'm discouraged, because I just wanted to go out there and not have any hangups," Madson said..." February 12
Los Angeles Times "New Angels reliever Ryan Madson experienced soreness in his surgically repaired elbow after a Feb. 1 bullpen session and hasn’t thrown since, the right-hander said Monday, the day before the team’s first spring-training workout for pitchers and catchers. Madson, the former Philadelphia Phillies..." February 11