Cedeno (wrist) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Double-A Tennessee on Thursday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. Cedeno has been nursing a left wrist injury since early March but is finally ready to get back into game action. While he's seemingly inching closer to a return, the number of rehab appearances Cedeno will need to make before being cleared to join the Cubs has yet to be determined.
Cedeno (wrist) will pitch in an extended spring training game in Arizona on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein said at the start of the week that Cedeno was close to beginning a rehab assignment, but for now he remains at extended spring training. The 32-year-old has been nursing the left wrist injury since early March, but he appears to be nearing his return given he has resumed facing live hitters.
President of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Monday that Cedeno (wrist) is close to beginning a rehab assignment, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. Cedeno missed most of spring training with a left wrist injury, but Epstein's comments suggest the reliever has resumed facing hitters again or should within the next few days. The 32-year-old seemingly has a realistic shot of returning from the 10-day injured list at some point in the second half of April.
Cedeno was placed on the 10-day IL, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. He hasn't had time to build back up in time for Opening Day after being shut down in mid-March. Cedeno could require a rehab assignment before joining the big-league bullpen.
Cedeno (wrist) won't be healthy by Opening Day, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. Cedeno has resumed throwing but doesn't have enough time to get up to speed by the start of the season. He's expected to open the year on the injured list
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