Casey Kelly, who underwent Tommy John surgery on April 2, has begun playing catch at a distance of 60 feet.
Padres placed LHP Casey Kelly on the 60-day disabled list with a left elbow injury.
Casey Kelly will undergo Tommy John surgery during the first week of April.
Casey Kelly has micro-tears in the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and is likely facing Tommy John surgery.
Padres manager Bud Black said that Casey Kelly could require Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Casey Kelly will undergo a range of tests this week on his sore right (pitching) elbow.
The Padres have shut down Casey Kelly.
Casey Kelly was charged with five runs in 4 2/3 innings Thursday in a loss to the Dodgers.
Casey Kelly allowed two runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings of Friday's loss to the Giants.
Casey Kelly allowed three runs -- two earned -- in six innings Saturday in a win over the Rockies.
Casey Kelly was shelled for six earned runs in 2 1/3 innings Saturday in a loss to the Diamondbacks.
Casey Kelly struggled in a no-decision against the Rockies on Sunday, surrendering seven runs (five earned) on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings of work.
Casey Kelly blanked the Braves for six innings Monday to pick up a victory in his major league debut.
Padres purchased the contract of RHP Casey Kelly from Double-A San Antonio.