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Freddy Sanchez to begin playing rehab games Monday

Apr 22, 2012, 10:52 AM EDT

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Via Spencer Fordin, contributor to MLB.com:

The Giants announced Saturday that second baseman Freddy Sanchez will begin an injury rehabilitation assignment Monday with Class A San Jose in the hope that he will be able to perform defensively by the middle of the week.

Sanchez will be limited to DH duties initially as he continues to build strength around his surgically-repaired right shoulder. He should join the Giants’ starting lineup about a week after he’s cleared to begin playing second base in minor league rehab games.

Sanchez hasn’t played in a major league game since June 10, 2011. He’s a .297/.335/.413 career hitter.

  1. thomas2727 - Apr 22, 2012 at 9:25 PM

    What a buzzkill for Aubrey Huff. He was just getting settled in at 2nd base.

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