Joe Thatcher (ankle) has begun running and hopes to throw a bullpen session on Saturday.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Monday that Joe Thatcher (ankle) is "still a ways away."
Joe Thatcher (ankle) is expected to be sidelined 3-4 weeks.
Angels placed LHP Joe Thatcher on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left ankle.
Angels skipper Mike Scioscia said reliever Joe Thatcher will hit the disabled list with an ankle sprain.
Joe Thatcher left Saturday's game against the Angels with an ankle sprain.
Angels acquired LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana from the Diamondbacks for OF Zach Borenstein and RHP Joey Krehbiel.
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Angels have agreed to a deal to acquire Joe Thatcher and Tony Campana from the Diamondbacks.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Angels are interested in acquiring a left-handed reliever and are believed to be interested in Diamondbacks southpaw Joe Thatcher.
Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with LHP Joe Thatcher by agreeing to a one-year, $2.375 million contract.
Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca believes it's unlikely that Joe Thatcher will be non-tendered by the Diamondbacks.
Diamondbacks acquired LHP Joe Thatcher, RHP Matt Stites and a compensation B draft pick from the Padres for RHP Ian Kennedy.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the Padres are more likely to deal Joe Thatcher than Luke Gregerson.
FOX Sports' Jon Paul Morosi reports that the Braves are interest in Joe Thatcher.