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Rosales to begin Minor League rehab assignment

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OAKLAND -- Infielder Adam Rosales, on the disabled list with a strained rib cage, began a Minor League rehab assignment with Class A Stockton on Wednesday night at San Jose.

Rosales had been doing full activity in recent days, and throwing without pain was the final hurdle for him to overcome.

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"We'll get him out on a rehab assignment and see how many games that will take," A's manager Bob Melvin said before Wednesday's game. "You like to bring a guy up when he's playing well. When we get back from the road trip we'll see how he's doing."

The A's begin a six-game road trip on Friday and return for their next homestand on April 25. Injured outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has been running and throwing, but he's still not swinging a bat until his left hand feels better.

Joe Stiglich is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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