Originally posted on Fox Sports San Diego  |  Last updated 5/1/12
LF Carlos Quentin will begin a rehab assignment with Class AAA Tucson on Tuesday, although his return to the Padres is still at least a week away. Quentin had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee March 19 to repair the meniscus and remove floating particles. "Running straight ahead is usually not a problem in these injuries," manager Bud Black said after the Padres put Quentin through a number of drills Monday. "Stopping and starting, breaking on a flyball, those are the movements that put stress on an injury. He had to prove his knee can do it, but he needs at-bats. He had only 15 this spring. He needs at least seven (rehab) games." RHP Joe Wieland, 22, gained the dubious honor of becoming the first pitcher in Padres history to lose each of his first four games and only the third to be 0-4 after his first four major league starts. The first two were Joe McIntosh (1974) and Dave Wehrmeister (1976). RHP Tim Stauffer (strained right elbow) said he felt good Monday following his fi...
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