Freddy Sanchez Injury: Giants Second Baseman Might Not Be Ready For Opening Day

For a large part of his career with teh Black and Orange Freddy Sanchez has been hampered by injuries, and this offseason and spring have been so different, working through his surgically repaired throwing shoulder to get himself back into game shape.

But according to CSN Bay Area's Andrew Baggarly, who wrote about the chance of him not being ready for opening day for the San Francisco Giants.

"I guess you have to say it's a possibility," Bochy said Sunday. "We're down to two weeks and he hasn't gotten out there yet. We're still optimistic we'll get him out there, but each day that goes by, the possibility grows a little bit that he's not going to be ready."

Sanchez has been ramping up his efforts at making athletic throws in the infield, really his last hurdle to clear before getting into some game action, though it hasn't been as smooth of a process as the team or Sanchez would like. Bochy told Sanchez he looked tentative still when trying to turn double plays and the like, but could see some game action in the field later on this week if all goes well in practice.

"Once he takes good infield and feels he can play in a game, we'll throw him out there," said Bochy.

For more on the San Francisco Giants, please head over to SB Nation's Giants blog, McCovey Chronicles.

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