Gil Meche set for rehab assignment
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Royals pitcher Gil Meche will begin a minor league rehab assignment Saturday with Triple-A Omaha.
Meche, in the fourth season of a $55 million contract, is on the 60-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. He opted not to have season-ending surgery but to work out of the bullpen instead.
After feeling good Thursday after a two-inning simulated game Wednesday, Meche got the approval to report to Omaha. He is scheduled to throw 20 to 25 pitches ...
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