Astros RP Samuel Deduno set to begin rehab assignment Friday
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After throwing a bullpen session Tuesday without any issues, Astros pitcher Samuel Deduno
will begin a Triple-A rehab assignment
Friday, reports MLB.com.
Deduno is on the disabled list with a stiff lower back.
Twins' Oswaldo Arcia starts rehab assignment in Triple-A
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Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia
started a minor league injury rehab assignment on Tuesday, for Triple-A Rochester.
Arcia went on the 15-day disabled list on May 4 with a right hip flexor strain.
He played designated hitter for Rochester and went 0 for 3 with three groundouts and a sacrifice fly.
Orioles C Matt Wieters collects two hits in rehab game Tuesday
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Orioles catcher Matt Wieters
went 2 for 4 at the plate during his first minor-league rehab assignment game Tuesday.
Wieters played for the team's Double-A team as he makes his way back from Tommy John surgery. He is expected to play at least three more games. Wieters is eligible to come off the DL on June 4.
Wieters will not play Wednesday and then catch Thursday and Saturday at Double-A, reports MASNSports.com.
Rangers unsure if Phil Klein or Ross Detwiler will start Saturday
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After Rangers pitcher Phil Klein
struggled during Monday's win, manager Jeff Banister said the team will decide in the next day or two
if Klein will start again during Saturday’s game against the Red Sox, reports The Dallas Morning News
Left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler is on the disabled list with inflammation in his shoulder, but he recently threw a bullpen session, which went well and he is also a candidate to start Saturday.
"We continue to assess where we're at," Banister said.
Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro (hamstring) doubles in first rehab game
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Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro
went 1 for 3 with a double in his first rehab outing
on Tuesday. The veteran caught seven innings for Triple-A Buffalo, according to the Bisons TV/Radio announcer. Navarro has been on the disabled list with a hamstring injury since the end of April.
"He's progressing, it was a pretty good injury," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said, per MLB.com. "Originally we didn't think it was much but it turned out [otherwise]. Those things can be a little bit dicey, especially for a catcher, he's doing all that squatting up and down, up and down."
Once he's ready to come off of the DL, Navarro will likely replace Josh Thole as the backup to Russell Martin.
Red Sox C Ryan Hanigan (finger) expects to return when eligible
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Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan
is expected to begin throwing next week. Hanigan has been on the disabled list since May 2 with a finger injury. He says he expects to be ready to return when eligible
in early-July, according to WEEI.com.
Known more for his defenisive prowess, Hanigan was batting just .222 (12 for 54) in his first 19 games before getting injured. He does have two doubles and a home run on the year.
Twins' Casey Fien has another strong rehab outing
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Twins pitcher Casey Fien
had a strong second outing for Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
Fien is on minor league rehab, as he recovers from a shoulder injury that landed him on the 15-day disabled list.
Fien retired the side in order in the first inning on nine pitches, eight of which were strikes. He struck out one batter. Fien has not allowed a baserunner in two rehab appearances for Rochester.
Athletics' Sonny Gray throws bullpen session without issue
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Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray
had a successful test of his sore right ankle on Tuesday.
Gray was forced to leave Sunday's start after five innings when he suffered a right ankle contusion after being hit by a comebacker to the mound.
Gray threw a bullpen session, and his ankle held up well, per Comcast Sports Net.
Royals' Danny Duffy tests shoulder by playing catch
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Royals starter Danny Duffy
played catch on Tuesday, a day after being placed on the disabled list for shoulder tendinitis.
Duffy was able to test the shoulder, per the Kansas City Star.
Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz plays catch Tuesday
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Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz was able to play catch on Monday and Tuesday
after receiving a cortisone shot last week, according to CSN California.
Pomeranz, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a shoulder injury, said his shoulder was feeling better since receiving the injection. Pomeranz is 2-3 with a 4.40 ERA in 43 innings of work this season.