Spangenberg (quad) says he has a torn quadriceps, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Spangenberg failed to finish a running workout as he was rehabbing from a quad strain several weeks ago and it is now revealed that a muscle tear may have been the reason why. The 25-year-old figures to have a lengthy road of recovery ahead of him as he attempts to return from his quad tear.
Spangenberg (quadriceps) exited a running workout halfway through on Friday, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Spangenberg had to shut it down halfway through a running workout Friday; an apparent setback in his rehab from a quadriceps strain. Its been a lengthy recovery for the 25-year-old as he suffered a setback in May as well and has not played a major league game in nearly three months. Check back for details concerning the nature of the problem Spangenberg encountered during his workout.
Spangenberg (quadriceps) was doing some light jogging Friday, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Spangenberg has been out since April 20 after suffering a mild quad strain sliding head-first into a bag during a game the day before. He did have a setback in mid-May but it's an encouraging sign that he is finally jogging. Spangenberg recently began doing bunting drills, but has remained stationary when fielding ground balls. Barring another setback, he should be able to return to the Padres just after the All-Star Break.
Spangenberg did bunting drills Sunday morning, Carlos Collazo of MLB.com reports. In Sunday's workout, Spangenberg had limited mobility, but is expected to begin treadmill running during the Padres upcoming road trip. Up to this point, Spangenberg hasn't had much (if any) movement when doing drills and has been stationary when working on fielding ground balls. An exact return date has yet to be set, but Padres' manager Andy Green expects it to be around the All-Star break.
Spangenberg recently suffered a setback in his recovery from a quadriceps injury, MLB.com's Bill Center reports. The 25-year-old progressed to running and taking batting practice earlier this month, but with the quad still presenting issues, the Padres have decided to shut him down from running for the time being. It's uncertain when he may be cleared to begin ramping up his activity. Jose Pirela has been serving as the primary second baseman with both Spangenberg and Jemile Weeks (hamstring) on the DL.