“Putting a time on him would be tough for me. I don’t think medical has a timetable on him.
He’s still having some ill effects the day after.
“He threw a ‘pen the other day in Arizona. So he’s moving forward, it’s just a matter of when is he going to be able to face a hitter, turn it loose, without having to worry about it.
The next day, he feels something, it loosens up, then he’s back to normal. I think it was the same with Kersh too.”
Clayton Kershaw went six weeks between major-league appearances after straining his left teres major muscle in March.
A six-week timetable for Rodriguez puts him on track to return in mid-September. The minor-league seasons would likely be over by then, so Rodriguez wouldn’t be able to go out on a rehab assignment before he returns.