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Teahen puts oblique to test in rehab debut

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Mark Teahen probably won't be wearing this uniform for long.
Mark Teahen probably won't be wearing this uniform for long.

On the disabled list with a strained right oblique, Mark Teahen began his rehab assignment with the Charlotte Knights and put it through a fairly rigorous test.

He went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles and a pair of strikeouts, made a nice lunging play to his left, was unsuccessful in a dive to his right, and also tried breaking up a 4-6-3 double play off the bat of Dayan Viciedo. If he comes out no worse for the wear, then I think we can say Dallas McPherson's days are numbered.

I took some video of Jordan Danks and Viciedo, but I'll get to that tomorrow. Neither did anything remarkable, although Danks did pull a flyball foul (I've only seen him go opposite-field in the air), and Viciedo smashed a double to right field, which was neat.

If anything stood out in particular, it was the defense of Eduardo Escobar. He looked very smooth in the field, making a couple of tough plays going to his right and a two he had to charge. I didn't get video, but I did get some pictures.

Speaking of which, here are a ton of them: