Yasmani Grandal revealed Sunday that he hasn't picked up a bat all winter due to two inflamed tendons in his left middle finger.
Yasmani Grandal delivered a statement at Padres camp on Saturday, apologizing once again for his positive testosterone test that led to his 50-game suspension.
MLB suspended Yasmani Grandal for 50 games without pay for testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone.
Yasmani Grandal (head) went 1-for-3 with two walks and an RBI in his return to action Sunday.
Yasmani Grandal was scratched from the Padres' lineup on Saturday for precautionary reasons after taking a foul ball off his face mask in Friday's game.
Yasmani Grandal had a two-run homer and an RBI single to drive in all three Padres runs in Monday's win.
Padres activated C Yasmani Grandal from the 15-day disabled list.
Yasmani Grandal (oblique) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts Wednesday in his first rehab game with High-A Lake Elsinore.
Yasmani Grandal (oblique) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Wednesday with High-A Lake Elsinore.
Yasmani Grandal (oblique) took batting practice again Monday.
Yasmani Grandal (oblique) is progressing in his rehab, hitting in the batting cages and off the tee, and may hit on the field before Saturday's game.
Yasmani Grandal (oblique) could begin swinging a bat as early as Monday.
Padres placed C Yasmani Grandal on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.
Yasmani Grandal has been diagnosed with a right oblique strain.