Wendle was reinstated from the disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Saturday.
Wendle hit the DL on April 1 with a shoulder injury, but he's now fully recovered and should return to action with Nashville within the next few days. The infielder has already seen time in six games for Nashville on the year, amassing eight hits in 22 at-bats to go with three RBI. Last season, Wendle hit .279 across 491 Triple-A at-bats.
Wendle (shoulder) is back to full health and will report to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.
Wendle was placed on the major-league DL on April 1 with a shoulder injury but appears to have made a full recovery. He'll be activated from the disabled list and optioned to Triple-A on Wednesday.
Wendle has been swinging the bat and throwing to test his injured shoulder, NBC Sports California's Joe Stiglich reports.
He had a cortisone shot a couple weeks ago prior to landing on the DL, and it sounds like he could be nearing a rehab assignment. Wendle would likely serve in a bench role for the A's once healthy.
Wendle (shoulder) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday.
It was already reported that Wendle was expected to begin the year in extended spring training, so the move was simply procedural. The 26-year-old will likely report to Triple-A Nashville upon his return, though his timetable for return remains cloudy.
Wendle (shoulder) will begin the 2017 in extended spring training, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
The 26-year-old is set to receive a cortisone shot in his ailing shoulder this week, a treatment likely to sideline him for a few days at the minimum. Wendle appeared in just seven games this spring before being shut down and will likely report to Double-A Midland or Triple-A Nashville upon his return to action.
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