SS - Los Angeles Angels
Zach Neto (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Salt Lake Tuesday.
Neto should only require a handful of rehab games considering he was placed on the IL on August 3rd. Fantasy managers should expect that Neto will return to the everyday lineup once activated.
The Angels have placed Zach Neto on the 10-day IL.
Neto said it’s been a lingering issue, but doesn't have a timeline for a return. He added it’s impacting his hitting and fielding. He figures to miss an extended period of time.
Zach Neto is back in the lineup for the Los Angeles Angels against the Atlanta Braves Monday.
Neto returns after missing the last three games due to back stiffness, starting at shortstop and batting eighth against the Braves Monday.
Angels shortstop Zach Neto has been scratched from the lineup on Friday due to back stiffness.
Neto was originally scheduled to be the leadoff man against Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman on Friday but a stiff back will keep him out of the lineup. He has dealt with an oblique injury of late but will take a night off to rest a wonky back. The young infielder has hit .251 with eight homers, five steals, and a .752 OPS across 63 games on the season.
Zach Neto is expected to start in Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Tigers.
Neto is not expected to start in Game 1, but he could be available off the bench. He is continuing to recover from a lower back injury that has recently hindered him.