“I understand that his health is fine,” pitching coach Dan Warthen said. “I’m looking forward to seeing him pitch this spring. I know that Terry [Collins] has had a conversation with him, told him that it’s time for him to get back on the radar. I think it came loud and clear as to where he has gone — from a high-elite [prospect] to somebody who needs to get back up there.”
“He needs to come back and prove who he was,” Warthen said.
Source: Adam Rubin, ESPN.com
Doesn’t seem like they’re grooming him for a bullpen role.
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