Found April 28, 2012 on Sports-Glory:
Aubrey Huff rejoined the San Francisco Giants after being placed on the 15-day disabled list for anxiety disorder. Huff released the following statement
“Thank you to the fans, media and Giants organization for the outpouring of support during this very difficult week. I’m especially grateful for the texts and calls from my teammates, who are like my brothers and have let me know they’re here for me. My goal is to get back on the field as soon as possible. To do that, I have to focus completely on getting well. I know I’m in a public job, and I’ve been one of the more open guys. But sometimes you have to pull back and work on things in private. This is one of those times. I appreciate your understanding and patience.”

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