Injury Update for Mariners Star Outfielder


Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger has yet to be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment.

Haniger has not played since April 29th due to a grade 2 ankle sprain. 

It initially looked like the thirty-one year old would begin a rehab assignment just before the All-Star break, but that has not happened.

A video surfaced of the outfielder taking and throwing balls from the outfield yesterday, so that's definitely an encouraging sign. 

There should be more information on what the Mariners intend on doing with Haniger after the All-Star break.

The outfielder has appeared in just nine games this season, hitting .200, with three home runs and seven RBIs.

Haniger was fantastic last season, batting .253/.485/.803, with 39 home runs, 100 RBIs, and 110 runs scored. 

The Mariners are rolling of late, securing 14 straight wins, and it's crazy to think they're still missing one of their best players. 

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