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Although there has been discussion about possibly sending Michael Bourn out for a rehab assignment, the Cleveland Indians' outfielder still has not been cleared to take batting practice. He has been hitting off a tee and playing catch, but live batting practice is still not an option. Bourn is trying to get back to the team that went out on a limb and signed him to a four-year, $48 million deal this offseason.
Jordan Bastian of MLB.com says Bourn is yet to take batting practice, which is necessary for him to even begin a minor league rehab assignment.
Bourn (R. index finger) still hasn't taken live BP & there remains no clear timetable for when he'll begin Minors rehab.
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) May 1, 2013
The signing of Bourn was a tough one in the fact that whatever team ultimately signed him this past offseason has to give up a compensatory first round pick in this summer's draft. The Indians felt he was worth it, and with the way Bourn was swinging the bat before his injury, he probably was worth it. Now, they just need him back in the lineup.
Bourn suffered a lacerated finger when he was inadvertently spiked. The injury required stitches and has landed him on the 15-day DL. Prior to the injury, Bourn was hitting .333/.375/.600 with two home runs.
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