Sam Hilliard was cleared for a rehab assignment after spending time on the IL with an injured heel, and according to Justin Toscano of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the injury has been re-aggravated. He will remain on the Injured List.
The Braves returned Sam Hilliard from his rehab assignment, but he re-injured his right heel. He’s feeling soreness.
So, he is not on a rehab assignment, but is on the injured list.
— Justin Toscano (@JustinCToscano) August 7, 2023
Heel injuries oftentimes can be the type of issue that can linger. Hopefully, Hilliard can work his way back to action this season. In his absence, the Braves will continue to ride with the speedy Forrest Wall, who may be a better option for a potential postseason roster anyways because of his ability as a pinch-runner.
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