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Jose Quintana (thumb) didn’t have any issues during his three-inning simulated game on Tuesday.
Quintana didn’t have any issues throwing Tuesday’s simulated game, but Cubs manager David Ross said there is still no timetable for his return. He has been progressing in his recovery and continues to build arm strength. Quintana will most likely enter the Cubs rotation once he is activated from the injured list.
Jose Quintana (thumb) will throw three innings in a simulated game Tuesday.
Quintana continues to work his way back from thumb surgery and is set to throw a three inning simulated game Tuesday. He threw 35 pitches in his last simulated outing. Quintana continues to build up arm strength and will ramp up his activity to join the Cubs rotation soon.
Jose Quintana, who is recovering from a cut on his thumb, threw a simulated game on Thursday and was able to throw all four pitches in his repertoire per Cubs manager David Ross.
This is another sign that Quintana is trending in the right direction as he continues to ramp up for his season-debut. The lefty has been on the shelf since early July after cutting his thumb while cleaning a wine glass. He's slated to throw a bullpen session on Saturday and looks on track to rejoin the Cubs' starting rotation next week, barring any setbacks.
Jose Quintana (thumb) threw a 30-pitch bullpen on Monday.
This comes after he threw a 38-pitch bullpen over the weekend. The next step for Quintana is a two-inning simulated game on Thursday. The 31-year-old is on track to join the Cubs' rotation sometime in mid-to-late August.
Jose Quintana (thumb) threw a 38-pitch bullpen session Saturday.
Quintana had surgery on his thumb in July and was recently throwing 60-to-90 feet. He threw his first bullpen session on Saturday and is scheduled for another one Monday. Quintana is on track to return soon, but no official timetable has been announced.