"We had to give him an injection to see if we could get him over the top here," Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said. "We'll see where it goes from there. He had no issues at all when he was rehabbing and throwing."
Gonzalez, who signed a $12 million contract in August, will not throw for several days. But even when he does, and whenever he is finally ready for game action, it will be in the Minor Leagues.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.