On Sunday morning, Yankees manager Aaron Boone gave updates on some of the team's injured players ahead of their spring training game against the Detroit Tigers.
Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been dealing with a grade 1 calf strain that could keep him out for Opening Day. On Friday, he said that "there's no words" to describe how frustrated he is at suffering another injury, but Boone gave some positive news on Stanton after seeing him Sunday morning.
Stanton said he was feeling better and that he was walking normal, according to NJ.com's Brendan Kuty.
Boone would go on to say that Paxton could start throwing at the end of this week or the beginning of next, per Kuty. He also said that Paxton has to hold himself back from potentially rushing things and listen to the team doctors and training staff.
In October, Yankees' Aaron Hicks underwent Tommy John surgery and has recently spoke about the recovery process, saying that he "feels great". Hicks understands that he's still a few months away from playing, as Boone said that June/July could be a realistic return-date for him, per Kuty. Boone mentioned that Hicks' healing process is "going to plan so far".