Joe Torre said Sunday that injured reliever Cory Wade will pitch today in Albuquerque on a rehab assignment. Wade has been on the disabled list since July 16 with a right shoulder strain, and is eligible to be activated Friday.
Now comes word this morning that utility man Doug Mientkiewicz, out since April 17 with a dislocated right shoulder, will also play rehab games in New Mexico, starting Tuesday. From Mientkiewicz's Twitter page:
Can't sleep! Driving to NM today. Playing Tom. Can't wait to get back on the field again
Albuquerque is hosting the Iowa here.in a day game today. You can listen to the 11:05am start
Tuesday's Isotopes game is against the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and starts at 6:05pm.