Fernando Tatis Jr. one step away from taking batting practice again

Tatis Jr. fractured his left wrist before the start of the 2022 preseason.

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The baseball of the Big leagues is entering its second month of the regular season and San Diego Padres They have received enormous news and it is that their top star, Fernando Tatis Jr. he’s close to getting the go-ahead to start taking batting practice.

Tatis Jr. missed the start of the season after fracturing his left wrist, which has caused him to miss almost two months of the regular schedule for now. Although the shortstop has fulfilled his recovery process to the letter.

This Tuesday, the Dominican underwent some medical tests to know exactly how his wrist is currently after undergoing surgery and if the results are what they expect; Tatis Jr.. will start swinging.

“Whether the bone is healed enough to pick up a bat or not, I know he can’t wait to do it. We the same. But we haven’t received that news yet.”manager Bob Melvin told MLB.com.

It is important to highlight that, Tatis Jr. He went through the operating room on March 16 and since then he has not been able to see action with the San Diego Padres. Although, the same organization has left open the possibility of being able to count on him by the end of June since the Dominican star may be taken off the disabled list at the beginning of the month.

Despite their absence, the Parents they are still fighting for the pennant of the west of the National League, being a positive point because they are holding the team without their top star. Plus when he returns it could be the final push for the postseason.

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