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Freddy Sanchez had another setback with shoulder injury

Apr 26, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT

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Freddy Sanchez‘s entire Giants career has been filled with injury setbacks and now there’s a new one.

Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports that Sanchez had a setback while rehabbing his surgically repaired shoulder in the minors, with manager Bruce Bochy describing it as “a little tightness in the shoulder.”

Bochy classified the situation as “a setback” but also added that “we’re hoping it’s a minor one.”

I’m not so sure such a thing exists with Sanchez at this point, particularly since he hadn’t even advanced to playing second base in minor-league games yet. Earlier this week the Giants laid out an 18-day rehab schedule that had Sanchez returning from the disabled list on May 11, but that’s obviously out the window now.

  1. skerney - Apr 26, 2012 at 3:30 PM

    Enter Joaquin Arias.

  2. bobulated - Apr 26, 2012 at 3:36 PM

    You could have dropped “Giants” from the first sentence.

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