Found April 21, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
PLAYERS: Bob Melvin
There’s some promising news to share concerning the injuries to two of the A’s top players. First, Brett Anderson, who left Friday’s start after just one inning with a sprained ankle, is on pace to make his next start Wednesday in Boston as scheduled, barring any setbacks. According to Bob Melvin, Anderson pitched in a “very aggressive side session” on Sunday and didn’t experience any pain. “We made him go after it like it was a game,’’ Melvin said. “He felt nothing. Unless nothing else happens, I have a good feeling for him for Wednesday.’’ As for Yoenis Cespedes, who’s been on the 15-day DL with an injured left hand, the slugger is back to taking two-handed swings with the bat. Cespedes, who can’t come off the DL until Sunday, could take live BP during the series in Boston and is a likely candidate for a rehab assignment in Triple-A later in the week before returning the A’s active roster. [via BANG, Chronicle]

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