Padres infielder and outfielder Fernando Tatis Jr. has been cleared to resume baseball activity this weekend, team sources said. athletic on friday. This development marks a remarkable step in Tatis’ rehabilitation from multiple surgeries. Here’s what you should know:
After Tatis’ recent surgery, there had been hope that baseball would be back in action in January. Friday’s news confirms that Tatis is on schedule.
Much remains uncertain about the path forward. Tatis hasn’t played in the major leagues since the end of the 2021 season. He is trying to recover from multiple major surgeries. He remains suspended after testing positive for the anabolic steroid Clostebol last year.
Returning to the field is a step towards answering these questions. During his suspension, Tatis will be able to attend spring training, including Cactus’ league games. The Padres hope he’s in good shape by the time the players report to Arizona next month.
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