Bundy happy with rehab, looks at late June return

Bundy happy with rehab, looks at late June return
February 4, 2014, 4:30 pm
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Dylan Bundy is happy with how his recovery from Tommy John surgery is progressing. Bundy had the surgery on June 27 and hopes to be pitching a year later.

He was supposed to throw from 90 feet on Friday, but that was rained out he said at Saturday’s FanFest.

Bundy has been working out in Sarasota, Fla., and he thinks he’ll be throwing from a half mound by mid-March and will throw his first bullpen on Mar. 31, which coincidentally is the Orioles’ Opening Day.

He says that hardest part of his rehabilitation was the first month when he had to watch others playing and he could do nothing.

“They say a full year is the best to rehab it. Take the time and don’t rush it. If it’s June 27, that’s fine. If it takes a whole year, that’s fine. I don’t want to rush it,” Bundy said.

Bundy did not pitch at all last year, and it’s possible that if his rehab goes well, he’ll be able to help the Orioles late in the season.

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