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Casey Fien | Relief Pitcher

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/21/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Cal Poly
Contract: view contract details

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Twins activated RHP Casey Fien from the 15-day disabled list.
Fien missed a month of action with a right shoulder strain. He'll return to a setup role for the Twins. May 29 - 3:50 PM

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Casey Fien (shoulder) has been cleared to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester.

Fien made it through another bullpen session Wednesday at Target Field. The 31-year-old right-hander should be back in the Twins' bullpen by the end of this month.
May 20 - 7:11 PM

Casey Fien (shoulder) will throw one more bullpen session on Wednesday before beginning a rehab assignment.

Fien tossed a 30-pitch 'pen session on Sunday with no issues. He'll be activated before the end of the month if he can avoid a setback.
May 17 - 1:07 PM

Casey Fien (shoulder) could be cleared to begin a rehab assignment after throwing a bullpen session Sunday.

Fien resumed his throwing program on May 7 after being shut down for a week with a right shoulder strain. He'll be activated before the end of the month if he can avoid a setback.
May 17 - 9:21 AM

Casey Fien (shoulder) will resume a throwing program on Thursday.

Fien has been shut down for the last week with a posterior deltoid issue behind his right shoulder. It sounds like he'll have a shot to return when he's eligible or shortly after.
May 4 - 5:39 PM

Twins placed RHP Casey Fien on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain.

Fien has been bothered by shoulder discomfort for much of April and aggravated the injury Wednesday in an appearance against the Tigers. It's not certain how long he'll be out, but it figures to be a while.
Apr 30 - 1:31 PM

Casey Fien left an appearance Wednesday against the Tigers because of an apparent injury.

Fien departed with a trainer shortly after Miguel Cabrera launched a two-run homer to put Detroit up 10-7 in the top of the ninth inning. Fien had some right shoulder issues earlier this month and could now be looking at an extended stay on the disabled list.
Apr 29 - 4:33 PM

Casey Fien returned to the mound Wednesday, pitching a scoreless eighth inning for a hold against the Royals.

Fien, the primary setup man for Glen Perkins, hadn't pitched in six days because of shoulder stiffness.
Apr 15 - 11:28 PM

Casey Fien (shoulder) felt good after throwing in the bullpen on Monday.

Fien's been unavailable since Friday due to shoulder stiffness. After Monday's bullpen session the pitcher said that he was "good to go." Given that the Twins haven't scheduled an MRI and Fien isn't being bothered by lingering soreness, this injury looks to be pretty minor.
Apr 13 - 1:33 PM

Casey Fien was unavailable on Friday due to shoulder stiffness.

He'll attempt to play catch on Saturday and see how he feels. The Twins haven't scheduled an MRI and don't appear overly concerned at this point. He's considered day-to-day for the time being.
Apr 11 - 12:01 PM

Twins and RHP Casey Fien avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.375 million contract.

Fien was arbitration-eligible for the first time. The reliever boasts a 3.54 ERA over the last three seasons and will again serve in a setup role in 2015.
Jan 16 - 1:28 PM

Casey Fien (biceps) is available on Thursday.

Fien played catch before the Twins' series finale with the Red Sox and felt fine. He had been on the shelf for a couple of days with a bruise on his right biceps.
Thu, May 15, 2014 01:14:00 PM

Casey Fien (biceps) was encouraged with his bullpen session on Wednesday.

Fien took a line drive off his right biceps on Sunday and is day-to-day with a bruise. Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson said he was "impressed" with the session. Fien should be available in a day or two.
Wed, May 14, 2014 06:41:00 PM

Casey Fien is considered day-to-day with a right arm contusion.

Fien was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Tigers in the eighth inning after getting drilled on the arm by a comebacker off the bat of Victor Martinez. Fien, who has established himself as the primary setup option for closer Glen Perkins, should return to action in a day or two.
Sun, May 11, 2014 04:15:00 PM

Casey Fien left Sunday's appearance against the Tigers after being hit on the right arm by a comebacker.

Fien recovered to throw Victor Martinez out, but he then walked off the field with trainers. The Twins should provide an update on the reliever's status after the game.
Sun, May 11, 2014 03:52:00 PM