Bergman was scheduled to throw 70 pitches Tuesday and wound up tossing 63 in three innings before being removed. He is recovering from a hand injury and can't return from the disabled list before August 20.Analysis:
"He still had just a bit of soreness [Monday], so that's a good sign," manager Bryan Price said. "There will be a throwing protocol. He's going to have to take some steps as far as effort level, long toss and bullpen to be able to sign off on reactivation. If we activate him and he's sore in his first outing, we have to put him back on for 15 days."
Ondrusek owns a 4.31 ERA and 29:13 K:BB ratio in 31 1/3 innings.Analysis:
"He's getting there, and the end of his rehab stint is coming," general manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday. "I think he can see the light at the end of the tunnel."
Fujikawa has been sidelined for more than a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery in June 2013.Analysis:
Jimenez surrendered five hits and three walks while striking out three and throwing a wild pitch, but the only run he surrendered was unearned. He figures to move up to Triple-A for his next rehab start. Jimenez has been sidelined since July 5 with an ankle injury.Analysis:
On the disabled list with concussion symptoms, Marte could be in for a rehab assignment before returning to the team. He has hit .255/.328/.385 with five home runs, 34 RBI and 21 stolen bases in 314 at-bats.Analysis:
Garcia doesn't have a date set for a rehab assignment and it's still possible the team holds him out from returning to the White Sox for the remainder of the year despite the strides he has made. "I don't think we're going to be pressing that he has to make it here, but if he's totally healthy and he's ready to go I know I would be happy to see him," manager Robin Ventura said. "He can make it here whenever he makes it here. If he can get some time in the minor leagues at some point, just to be able to get there and play, then you figure that out afterward. You expect him to get some time in the minor leagues."Analysis:
Belt could be cleared for game action this weekend, either on a rehab assignment or back with the Giants. He has been out since July 19 while recovering from his injury.Analysis:
Springer is expected to increase his activities over the next few days. "He’s increased his activity every day," manager Bo Porter said. "I think yesterday he was able to throw and do a little shagging. He’s been hitting in the cage and he’s going to continue to hit and it seems like he’s progressing well."
Springer hasn't played since July 19 while dealing with a quad injury.Analysis:
Snider hasn't started since last Wednesday as he was recovering from a hamstring injury. He was able to pinch-hit Sunday, smacking a home run in the process. Snider has hit .256/.337/.396 with six home runs and 19 RBI in 164 at-bats.Analysis:
Heyward was removed from the fourth inning of Monday's game with a back injury. He has hit .260/.350/.379 with nine home runs, 42 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 396 at-bats. Heyward is likely to return to the lineup Wednesday or Thursday, MLB.com reports.Analysis: