Longoria (hand) will likely begin a minor-league rehab assignment at some point during the upcoming weekend, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Prior to the Giants closing out their first half Sunday, Longoria was able to take batting practice on the field for the first time since fracturing his left hand June 14. After taking some time to heal up during the All-Star break, he'll likely be reevaluated Friday before the Giants determine his next step. If Longoria incurs no setbacks during what will likely be a brief rehab assignment, he could be activated from the 10-day disabled list before the end of the month.
Longoria (hand) is 7-to-10 days from beginning a minor-league rehab stint, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Longoria managed to take some swings in the cage Friday. He continues to eye an early-August, although he'll likely need a fair amount of at-bats in the minor leagues following surgery on his left hand.
Longoria (hand) is close to taking ground balls and hitting off a tee, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Longoria continues to make steady progress after undergoing hand surgery June 19, as he's nearing the next step in his recovery. Manager Bruce Bochy stated he hopes Longoria will be activated from the disabled list sometime during the first week in August.
Longoria (hand) is expected to resume taking swings in about a week, the Associated Press reports. Longoria has seemingly progressed as anticipated after undergoing surgery June 19 to repair his fractured left hand. He'll likely first start taking dry swings, then move on to hitting off a tee and in the cage before finally facing live pitching in batting practice. The third baseman was handed a 6-to-8-week recovery timeline after undergoing surgery, putting him in line for a return from the disabled list in early-to-mid August.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said "all went well" Tuesday when Longoria underwent surgery to repair a fractured left hand, Martin Oppegaard of MLB.com reports. Longoria will head to the Giants' spring training facility in Arizona before returning to San Francisco over the weekend to begin his rehab, which is expected to last around 6-to-8 weeks. With Longoria likely on the shelf until at least early August, Pablo Sandoval and Alen Hanson are expected to share duties at third base.