Time for an injury update, folks!
Wil Myers flew to Arizona and back Saturday, all before batting practice. Myers — who was on the disabled list for most of May and June with left wrist tendonitis before having surgery mid-June to take a bone spur out — said his prognosis looks good. He hopes to resume baseball activities in the next 4-6 weeks (his original timeline was 6-8 weeks).
It was one of those days when the conversation strayed to a whole bunch of random stuff, including … fantasy football. Myers is a big fantasy football gamer and said he’s already started his research for this season’s clubhouse competition. Here’s who he’s picking in the first round:
Finally: Pitcher Josh Johnson looks to resume throwing again sometime in the next week, Padres manager Pat Murphy said. Johnson stopped a simulated game on June 15 after feeling tingling in his fingers. His MRI results came back inconclusive, but Johnson said his elbow feels good and he’s ready to get back on the mound: