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David Fletcher (hip surgery) cleared to begin playing catch

by Luke Monaldo | Angels Correspondent | Sun, Jun 5th 8:51am EDT

David Fletcher is progressing in his recovery from hip surgery and has been cleared to begin playing catch again as reported by’s Rhett Bollinger. (Rhett Bollinger,

Fantasy Impact:

Fletcher underwent surgery back in May 10 to repair his left and right abductor muscles. After visiting a hip specialist in Philadelphia on June 2 who was happy with his progress, Fletcher has been cleared to beginning playing catch. Fletcher is optimistic he can return in July. When healthy, Fletcher is a fantasy asset, and his poor start prior to the injury (.158, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB) can be partly attributed to health. Fletcher is worth a speculative add and stash if he is available in your league.

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