Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 5/11/12
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PHOENIX The Diamondbacks reunion is getting closer by the day. Chris Young could join the D-backs on their seven-game road trip next week, manager Kirk Gibson said Friday, if all goes well on a short rehabilitation assignment that is expected to begin Monday. Daniel Hudsons target return date is May 27, Gibson said. Gibson played coy when asked what their return could mean, saying Well find out. The answer seems apparent the D-backs are 7-13 since both went on the disabled list with shoulder issues, and Young still leads the team with five home runs. Its not going to hurt us, we know that. They are some of our top-line players. But at the same time, you cant get over-anxious and rush them to the point where you do something that is not smart. Were getting closer, but were not there yet, Gibson said. Hudson threw 30 pitches off the mound at Chase Field on Friday, facing Young and Stephen Drew. It was his first time off a mound since being placed on the disabled list with a s...
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