July 4, 2011
CSNBayArea.com staffThe Giants provided updates on Jonathan Sanchez and Freddy Sanchez on Monday, both who have been on the disabled list since June.According to CSN sideline reporter Amy Gutierrez, Jonathan Sanchez threw 20 pitches from 90 feet out on flat ground. It's probably that Sanchez will throw a bullpen session before the end of the week. Sanchez was placed on the D.L. on June 25th with left biceps tendinitis.Freddy Sanchez began hitting off a tee for the first time since dislocating his shoulder on June 10th. Sanchez is rehabbing in Arizona, and may make a return as early as August.RELATED: Sanchez placed on DL
Warriors rookie Jordan Bell made an instant impact for the team this season. But as of late, his playing time has dwindled. In four of the Warriors' last five games, Bell has been inactive.
“It's just the life of a rookie,” Bell said to The Athletic. “That's what Steve Kerr always tells me. It's not because I'm playing bad. Just gotta be professional about it and stay ready. It's like being a freshman all over again.”
While Bell wants to be on the court with his teammates, what he appreciates most from Steve Kerr is his communication. Kerr is always honest about when he won't play Bell and he keeps the former Oregon Duck encouraged.
“He talks to me about it every time he sees me,” Bell said. “Lets me know I'm not going to be active. Keep doing what you're doing, you're doing good. But it still f------ sucks. You're playing well and it doesn't mean anything because you're younger. It sucks, but you got to be professional about it.”
Bell has played in 12 of the Warriors' 18 games this season. The 22-year-old is averaging 3.2 points and 2.2 rebounds per game over 8.3 minutes per game.
The Warriors bought the 38th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft from the Chicago Bulls and selected Bell. On Friday night, the Warriors, and perhaps Bell, play the Bulls for the first time this season.
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