Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday that Cruz (forearm) is still experiencing mild symptoms, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

Cruz has rejoined Double-A Altoona to continue his recovery process, but the team continues to bring him along slowly to prevent a setback. However, Tomczyk said that the 22-year-old will require rest and time before he's cleared to return, and surgery isn't currently an option being considered, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports. A better timetable for his return could be revealed once he's cleared to ramp up his workload.

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