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Giants starter Anthony DeSclafani is back working off a mound, according to The Athletic's Andrew Baggarly.
DeSclafani was scheduled to throw a bullpen session Monday. He has been recovering from right ankle inflammation that has kept him sidelined since April 21st. This is the first step in the right direction. The Giants righty will likely require a couple of rehab starts before rejoining the rotation.
Anthony DeSclafani, who is on the IL with right ankle inflammation, has begun playing catch.
DeSclafani has been out since April 21st. Although it's good to see him making progress, there's a long road between playing catch and going on a rehab assignment. Expect DeSclafani to need at least a few more weeks before returning, and monitor news from the Giants about his progress.
Giants starter Anthony DeSclafani is going to be placed on the 10-day IL with right ankle inflammation.
San Francisco signed the 33-year old righty to a three-year, $36 million contract over the offseason. However, early returns have not been there, as DeSclafani has allowed nine earned runs in 13 1/3 innings this season. This is not expected to be a prolonged absence however.
Giants starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani struggled on the mound Thursday afternoon, allowing five runs on nine hits while also striking out four and walking one in five innings pitched in the Giants' 6-2 loss to the Mets.
DeSclafani has failed to make it past the fifth inning in each of his three starts so far this season for the Giants. The veteran righthander is not off to the best start this season, carrying a 6.08 earned run average and 1.80 WHIP with 13 strikeouts in 13 1/3 innings pitched in three starts this season.
Giants starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani was solid on the mound Saturday, allowing two runs on five hits while also striking out four in 4.2 innings pitched, picking up his second no-decision Saturday in the Giants' 4-2 win over the Guardians.
DeSclafani has failed to reach the fifth inning in consecutive starts to begin the season. The veteran righthander carries a 4.32 earned run average and 1.68 WHIP with nine strikeouts in 8.1 innings pitched this season.