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Nico Hoerner (oblique) returned Sunday versus Milwaukee. He would go 0-for-4 but played the whole game.
Hoerner had not played since July 28th so his return is cause for celebration by fans. His future value is yet to be determined but there is a real chance that he becomes the leadoff hitter for the Cubs in 2022.
Cubs' infielder Nico Hoerner was seen taking infield during batting practice before Thursday's game against the Pirates.
Hoerner hasn't played for the Cubs since July 28th, so his taking infield is an encouraging sign for the team. However, there has still been no timetable set for Hoerner's return, and as of yesterday, no date for a potential rehab assignment was revealed either. Keep monitoring his status as the season progresses.
Cubs INF Nico Hoerner (oblique) exited Sunday's rehab game in the middle of an at-bat.
Hoerner will be reevaluated on Monday, but this obviously isn't good news. He apparently felt “increased tension along his right abdomen” during his second at-bat of the day.
Chicago Cubs infielder Nico Hoerner (oblique) will begin a rehab assignment on Sunday.
Hoerner, who has been sidelined since July 28 with a right oblique strain, is trending upward and hopes to rejoin the Cubs in September where he will look to improve on his .313 batting average, 42 hits, 13 runs scored, and 10 doubles to finish the season on a positive note.
Chicago Cubs infielder Nico Hoerner (oblique) hopes to begin a rehab assignment next week.
Hoerner will work through the weekend and hopes to begin a rehab assignment next week. He’s been sidelined since July 28 with a right oblique strain. Hoerner is trending in the right direction and could rejoin the team in September. The 24-year-old slashed .313/.388/.388 with three steals and 14 RBI before landing on the injured list.