Found September 27, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera will not rejoin the team in the postseason when he becomes eligible to return from his 50-game suspension, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday. "It's a decision we had to make early because Melky would have to start rehabbing, and we have decided to develop our roster," Bochy said before Thursday's game against Arizona. "Our group of players have done a terrific job." Cabrera received his 50-game ban for testing positive for testosterone on Aug. 15. That came with 45 games remaining in the regular season, which would make Cabrera eligible to return to the Giants in their sixth postseason game, if they get that far. He would have been allowed to begin rehab assignments 10 games prior to returning, which means he could have begun rehabilitation on Saturday, when five games remained on the Giants' regular-season schedule. Bochy said the decision to omit Cabrera for the playoffs was based on a c...
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