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Gomez prepares for rehab assignment

Gomez prepares for rehab assignment

Gomez prepares for rehab assignment
MILWAUKEE -- Halfway through his stint on the 15-day disabled list for a strained left hamstring, Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez is ready to get back to work.

Gomez will join Class A Wisconsin on Monday for two days of workouts before beginning a rehabilitation assignment on Wednesday. He expects to play four games for the Timber Rattlers and, barring a setback, should be ready to rejoin the Brewers on the first day he's eligible to come off the DL -- May 20.

"I feel really good," Gomez said. "Throwing is fine, hitting is normal. The only thing to do is run."

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He ran the bases at Miller Park on Sunday for the first time since feeling his hamstring grab on May 4 in San Francisco. Gomez said he went at about 70 percent of full speed.

"By 15 days, I'm going to be 100 percent," he said.

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