Braves application male Sean Rodriguez is in line for unchanging personification time, with left fielder Matt Kemp placed on a 10-day infirm list Saturday. Rodriguez pronounced he still doesn’t have full strength in his left (non-throwing) shoulder after Feb surgery, though that he’s prepared for increasing personification time.
“My physique feels good,” Rodriguez pronounced Saturday. “I pronounced early on, technically — and we contend technically easily — we won’t feel 100 percent until substantially subsequent year. That was something we knew entrance into it. It feels as good as needs to.
“I pronounced to (the team) we feel we can still minister where I’m at, and that’s because we wanted to come behind and try to give us a small some-more pull and see if we can make something of this season.”
The Braves activated Rodriguez, 32, from a infirm list Jul 17. He was harmed along with his mother and dual of their children during a Jan. 28 car pile-up nearby their Miami home.
Rodriguez was in a lineup during left margin for Saturday’s game. He and Danny Santana, a switch-hitter, figure to get a bulk of a time there in Kemp’s absence.
“It’s a good event for Sean to get behind in there,” Braves manager Brian Snitker said. “I kind of feel like he’s removing his timing back. He’s been carrying some unequivocally good at-bats so it’s good to give him an opportunity.”
Said Rodriguez: “We will see how they wish to compare things up. If Matt going down means removing to play (regularly) then, definitely, let’s do it.”
Entering Saturday, Rodriguez was attack .190 (4-for-29) with a .414 on-base commission (seven walks) in 10 games. He pronounced his timing during a image has softened with some-more at-bats.
“That’s a grub each day is perplexing to find that pitch and that feeling and repeat it,” he said.