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The Disabled List: Updates for August 17th

The Disabled List: Updates for August 17th

Alex Presley is currently rehabbing in Indianapolis.

Jose Tabata was re-instated from the 15-day disabled list yesterday, and Ross Ohlendorf has recently been activated and optioned to AAA.  Let's take a look at the updates and the progress of the seven other players currently on the disabled list.
On Rehab
Alex Presley - Presley started his rehab on August 9th.  The latest he can return is August 29th.  Presley has played five games in AAA so far, going 3-for-21.  No updates on him or his estimated return, but I wouldn't be surprised if he's back soon.

Chase d'Arnaud - D'Arnaud started his rehab on August 7th, which means the earliest he can return is August 27th.  Like Presley, he has also played five games in AAA, going 3-for-20.  He's another guy who could return at any time now.  I wouldn't be surprised if he was optioned to AAA, then recalled when rosters expanded.

Chris Leroux - Leroux started his rehab work on August 4th, and has been impressive in his rehab work, wi...

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