MLB Rehab Updates: A-Rod and the D-Train
A-Rod went 1 for 5 with a Single and a Walk as he continues his rehab assignement. He also slid for the first time on his surgically-repaired hip. A-Rod said he felt good after the slide. He is scheduled to play in one more game tomorrow before possibly rejoining the Yankees on Friday to face Baltimore. For the full story, check out this ESPN.com article.
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Dontrelle Willis was back on the mound as well. He pitched much better today. The D-Train threw 7-2/3 Innings for Triple A- Toledo allowing two Runs on 5 Hits. 74 of his 118 pitches went for strikes, but he still managed to walk four batters. He was on the losing end of a Pitchers’ Duel as Michael Bowden led Pawtucket to a 2-1 victory. For the full story, check out the Mud Hens’ site.
Here’s a look at how Willis fared is his previous three starts:
A+ Lakeland: L, 7 IP, 4 Runs, 8 Hits, 0 Walks, 2 Ks, 5.14 ERA, 1.14 WHIP
AA Erie: W, 6 IP, 2 Runs, 3 Hits, 3 Walks, 6 Ks, 3.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP
AAA Toledo: ND, 5 IP, 3 Runs, 7 Hits, 2 Walks, 4 Ks, 5.40 ERA, 1.80 WHIP