Pomeranz allows just one hit in rehab debut

Pomeranz allows just one hit in rehab debut
July 13, 2014, 11:30 am
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 2.91 ERA over eight major league starts in 2014. (AP IMAGES) 

A’s starter Drew Pomeranz made his minor league rehab debut on Saturday night with the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats. And it was promising.

The left-hander struck out seven, walked none, and yielded only one hit — a solo home run — over four strong innings, throwing 37 of 53 pitches for strikes.

Pomeranz — who fractured his right (non-throwing hand in June when he punched a wooden chair out of frustration — should be ready to rejoin the Athletics’ active roster after one or two more rehab outings.

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