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We're not worried about it. We're just going to skip him for one start and try and calm it down.
Mark Mann
#Calm

He's progressing. Right now, we're primarily concerned about the quad strain that he had and his ability to work through that, but to this point he's tolerated everything pretty well.
Mark Mann
#Ability

He felt good. No problems at all.
Mark Mann
#Problems

I don't know where this report came from, but he has a strained foot. We're going to progress him over the course of the next couple days and see how he feels this weekend.
Mark Mann
#Progress

By definition, a strain is a tearing of tissue. There is tearing, to some degree. But it's not as if this thing [the tendon] is pulled off the bone in any way. That is not the case. But [the MRI exam] does show inflammation in that area. That's why the diagnosis of a strain was put on this.
Mark Mann
#Definition

He felt good. He has palpable soreness, but he really doesn't have any evident swelling. We'll progress him over the course of the weekend, with regard to his running, and see how it goes.
Mark Mann
#Progress

We're going to increase the intensity and try to get him running the bases this week.
Mark Mann
#Running

We're going to err on the side of caution. We have no time frame for his return.
Mark Mann
#Caution

You don't see these much in baseball, ... but I think from the literature that you read and the experts you talk to, if you sustain more and more of them, just like any other injury, you become more susceptible and they can become worse.
Mark Mann
#Baseball

He said he definitely felt improvement over [Friday].
Mark Mann
#Improvement

Our goal is to have Paul Wilson back when he's Paul Wilson once again. We want to progress him and progress him at a rapid rate. But we want the pitcher we had in 2004 back. We don't want a guy that's going to go out there and struggle and not be the 2004 pitcher he was in the second half.
Mark Mann
#Progress

You want to see everyone come back and do well. Because of his work ethic and the kind of guy he is, we're all willing to do everything and anything we can to help get him ready.
Mark Mann
#Work

I think you work a little bit harder to step up.
Mark Mann
#Work

Paul is the kind of guy he's always been a hard working individual and had that reputation since we got him. Paul is such a big part of our team and our pitching staff, you couldn't say anything but yes. The kind of character guy he is and what he means to our team, it's a no-brainer. This was something that had to be done.
Mark Mann
#Reputation

He said he felt great. We're going to progress through the week with a couple of side sessions and look at throwing a live BP next week.
Mark Mann
#Progress

When we obtain a pitcher, either as a free agent or through a trade, we automatically get an MRI on his shoulder and elbow, regardless of the injury history. We also get all their medical history. The signing is always contingent on a physical.
Mark Mann
#Trade

He'll work up to throwing about 45, 50 pitches in a simulated game. After that, we'll schedule him in a game.
Mark Mann
#Work

We will not put him in a game until he is pain free.
Mark Mann
#Pain

We're just taking our time with it. He's progressing in his running. We're going to see how he responds (Thursday), and that will determine his availability for (tonight's) game.
Mark Mann
#Running

Throwing off the mound has never been a problem throughout this whole thing. The running and fielding his position is our biggest concern. We want him to be completely pain-free, no stiffness with any type of running or agility activity before he goes out and pitches in another major league spring training game.
Mark Mann
#Running

He's running the bases at about 90 percent, he's hitting with no problems. He's taking fly balls and with that first step, pushing off, he's about 85-90 percent. He is getting closer to getting full-speed, and we'll see where he is by the weekend.
Mark Mann
#Problems

He's been pain-free. He has full mobility. We expect him to be activated Monday and fully available Tuesday.
Mark Mann
#Pain

He had a little work here early with heat and massage. It's a lot looser than when he left yesterday.
Mark Mann
#Work

With his medical history, we're obviously going to err on the side of caution.
Mark Mann
#Caution

It's a lot looser than when he left here (Wednesday). He's not going to take (batting practice). We're going to give him multiple rounds of treatment.
Mark Mann
#Practice

It will be five or six days before he can bear weight on the knee. We'll progress him as he tolerates it.
Mark Mann
#Progress

[Notes:@ As planned, OF Larry Walker got a cortisone shot for the herniated disc in his neck ? his fourth shot this season. Walker is expected to be back in the lineup on Tuesday. Walker missed 26 games because of the neck problem before returning on Aug. 20. ... With his fourth strikeout, Morris passed Jesse Haines and moved into fourth on the team's career list. ... Molina is 8-for-11 with runners in scoring position in September. ... Reds 1B Sean Casey is still sidelined by a concussion suffered last Friday in a collision at first base.] He is from time to time with physical activity getting some dizziness and loss of balance, ... He has yet to perform any baseball activity.
Mark Mann
#Games #Runners