Manny Machado’s official rehab is about to begin. Machado, who underwent surgery on his left knee in October, will begin a minor league assignment on Friday in Frederick.
BOSTON – Troy Patton will report to Norfolk on Tuesday to begin a scheduled eight-day assignment. Patton has been on the suspended list for a positive test for amphetamines.
Manny Machado played five innings at third base in extended spring training.
He had two hits in four at-bats and manager Buck Showalter.
BOSTON – Manny Machado a productive day in Sarasota, Fla. He took batting and field practice, ran the bases and slid. On Saturday, he’ll play five innings at third base.