Jul
16

Soriano to begin rehab assignment on Tuesday

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Via Chad Jennings, Rafael Soriano will begin a minor league rehab assignment on Tuesday, most likely with High-A Tampa. He threw 25 or so pitches in a live batting practice session today and everything went fine.  The Yankees want Soriano to pitch in back-to-back days before activating him, but rehab assignments for relievers are a formality more than anything else. If all goes well, figure he’ll be back in two weeks.

Categories : Asides, Injuries
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  • Oscar Gamble’s Fro

    Good news.

    Here’s hoping …

    1) Robertson remains the 8th inning guy, despite Dumbass Girardi’s earlier comments that the spot would be given back to Soriano upon his return.

    2) Soriano is more 2010, than 2011.

    3) The Sergio Mitre II Experience is officially dead upon Soriano’s return, if not earlier, and there will never, ever be a part III.

  • CP

    Good news. Perhaps we’ll see both Chavez and Soriano in that game.

  • crawdaddie

    Back in two weeks???? I would think he’s back by July 25th.

    • http://facebook.com/andrewjcalagna Drew

      Yeah 2 weeks seems a little long especially if the rehab assignment is a formality like Mike said.

  • Your mom

    All I know is Soriano better have his shit together when he comes back.

    • AC

      If Girardi just hands him 8th inning role he’s nuts. Guy hasn’t earned crap since we got him. We can also use Chavez back healthy and that’s a big iff
      Very injury prone. He sneezes in on deck circle might thro his back out. But we need him defense at 3B

    • AC

      If Girardi just hands him 8th inning role he’s nuts. Guy hasn’t earned crap since we got him. We can also use Chavez back healthy and that’s a big iff

    • AC

      If Girardi just hands him 8th inning role he’s nuts. Guy hasn’t earned crap since we got him.