Fernando Tatis Jr. to Begin Double A Rehab Assignment This Weekend

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Sports Illustrated

By Mike McDaniel The Padres star shortstop has not played this season as he has recovered from offseason wrist surgery. View the original article to see embedded media. Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will begin a Double A rehab assignment this weekend, marking a significant step in his recovery and return from offseason wrist surgery, manager Bob Melvin said Friday. San Diego’s freshly-minted $340 million man has not played at all this season, as the 23-year-old has spent the bulk of the season recovering from the surgery. A healthy Tatis Jr. would instantly boost a Padres team that …

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