{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["injury" ] }

Hamstring holds up as Mesoraco runs sprints

|
Hamstring holds up as Mesoraco runs sprints play video for Hamstring holds up as Mesoraco runs sprints

CINCINNATI -- Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco, on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring, took a big step forward on Friday when he ran some sprints.

"I ran six, eight sprints at 100 percent with no problems," Mesoraco said. "I think [Saturday] I will run some bases. That's a last step usually. I will get on the bases, make the turn and run back and forth a little bit. It's been good."

Mesoraco is eligible to be activated from the DL on Sunday, and though he has been hitting and throwing for over a week, he wasn't sure if he would return then.

"That's something that people who make those decisions will have to talk about," Mesoraco said. "I'm confident that my hamstring is healthy; that's the only thing that is my concern. I was surprised with how well it started to come back. I'm very happy and thankful that it did come back this quick."

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"content":["injury" ] }
{"content":["injury" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español