Tuivailala (Achilles) will resume his rehab assignment Friday with short-season Everett, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. Tuivailala had nearly completed the allotted 30 days for his rehab assignment before being briefly shut down with shoulder tightness in late May. It's not clear how much longer he'll need to spend on the assignment this time around.
Tuivailala (Achilles) completed a 30-pitch bullpen session Tuesday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. Tuivailala has already thrown live batting practice and appears on the cusp of beginning another rehab assignment. The 26-year-old said he feels close to being ready but it's not clear when said rehab stint might officially begin.
Tuivailala (Achilles) will resume a rehab assignment within a week, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports. Tuivailala has been dealing with an Achilles injury since last August. He was on a rehab assignment for most of May but was forced to pause due to shoulder tightness. After being shut down for a brief period, he's been throwing again for over a week and should soon be back with an affiliate.
Tuivailala (Achilles) is scheduled to throw live batting practice Sunday, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports. Tuivailala had been dealing with some minor shoulder tightness that caused the Mariners to hit the pause button on his rehab stint, but he'll return to the mound in the coming days. Assuming all goes well, he should be in line to resume his minor-league rehab assignment.
Tuivailala (Achilles) says that the shoulder tightness that put a pause on his rehab earlier in the week is subsiding and he hopes to be back on the bullpen mound by the middle of the week, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. The right-hander's rehab assignment apparently won't be on hold for long if things continue trending in the right direction. Tuivailala will continue working with the team's trainers over the next several days in the hopes of getting back to throwing off a mound in short order.
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