CLEARWATER, Fla. - Jimmy Cordero is not concerned with the bicep injury that has kept him off the mound so far in spring training. The Phillies prospect is the only pitcher yet to throw off a mound. He expects to do so within the next week.
Cordero said he expects to be ready for the season. The righthander started throwing long toss this week on flat surface, as he builds strength. Next week, Cordero said, he will throw a bullpen session and live batting practice.
"It just feels sore," Cordero said. "I'm not that worried. I want to build for the season. It will be better if I take it easy now."