Joe Nathan's Facebook page he will be pitching off the mound starting next month. Bill Smith also says that Nathan is also on track to be ready for Spring Training.
In other Twins closer news Bill Smith said that it is a no-brainer that the Twins will tender Matt Capps a contract.(For some reason the link hasn't been working for some people but if you copy and paste the following address it should bring you to the article: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/nationalsjournal/2010/11/matt_capps_staying_in_minnesot.html)
Even with the good news about Nathan it is nice to know that the Twins will have a back-up option if he isn't ready at the beginning of the 2011 season. Capps could fill-in as the closer until Nathan is back to form.