Free agent Robb Nen, who hoped to pitch this year after missing two seasons with a torn rotator cuff, has had to stop throwing because of a sore shoulder.
The Cubs are talking to Robb Nen about a contract even though they don't expect him to be ready for the start of the season.
Free agent Robb Nen (shoulder) recently threw off the mound back-to-back days without discomfort.
The Rockies are still talking to Robb Nen about coming to Colorado on a minor league contract.
Robb Nen has yet to throw from a mound, but he is encouraged by the progress he's made this winter.
The Rockies, looking for high-upside relievers, have been in contact with the agents for Robb Nen, Matt Mantei, Bob Wickman and Billy Koch.
Robb Nen will begin throwing next month with an eye on a 2005 comeback.
Robb Nen has officially ruled himself out for the season.
Robb Nen was sent home for another month to rest his injured right shoulder.
Robb Nen's shoulder has responded well to rest, so the Giants plan to let him rest some more.
Trainer Stan Conte said the Giants will evaluate Robb Nen today.
Robb Nen is headed home to Southern California for a month off from throwing and rehabilitation. He will be re-evaluated after that.
Robb Nen still has pain in the back of his shoulder after playing catch three times in 10 days. The Giants are exploring options about what to do next.
Robb Nen, on the 60-day DL with a sore shoulder, started a new rehab program by playing catch today.