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Texas Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman would like to avoid a minor-league injury-rehabilitation assignment, his least-favorite activity, according to T.R. Sullivan and Master Tesfatsion of MLB.com.
“Hate ‘em,” Berkman said.
Berkman has had four rehabilitation assignments in his career: four games with Houston in 2005; two games with both the Houston and the New York Yankees in 2010 and six games with St. Louis last season. He downplayed the possibility that playing in minor-league games could help the timing of his swing.
“I haven’t had my timing all year,” said Berkman, on the disabled list since July 7 because of hip inflammation. “Maybe it’ll just be there.”
Manager Ron Washington said no decision has been made regarding a rehabilitation assignment for Berkman. He is eligible to return on Monday but is has not yet resumed on-the-field activities.
“We’ll just let him progress and see where it goes,” Washington said.
Berkman is hitting .254 with six home runs and 34 RBIs this season.
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