Nick Swisher began a rehab assignment with Double-A Akron Tuesday, going 0 for 2 and playing five innings before being removed.
Barring any setbacks the veteran should be activated on Thursday when the Indians visit the Red Sox. Swisher is batting just .211 on the season and will look to catch fire upon his return.ANALYST: David Kerr
Jake Peavy(back tightness) will have next rehab start pushed back a couple of days
Peavy, who had a setback in his rehab on Wednesday, will have his next start moved backed. The move is due to him not being 100 percent physically yet and he is having trouble getting comfortable on the mound. Based on his next start the Giants should layout a plan for his return to the rotation. Pitching depth can't come soon enough as the Giants lead over the Dodgers for first in the NL West is a half game. Analysis: Matt Selz
Update: Cano is suffering from Ear Infection
The Mariners now believe the Cano, who has been out since Thursday with flu-like symptoms, has been suffering from an Ear Infection. It appears as though he will try and play on Saturday after feeling better on Friday. Cano received medication and IV treatment to keep his weight up. Analysis: Matt Selz