Carlos Silva makes first rehab start since minor heart procedure
Carlos Silva made a minor league rehab start with Single-A Peoria on Friday night, his first appearance since undergoing a minor cardiac procedure to remedy an abnormal heart beat earlier this month.
Silva allowed just two hits -- both of them singles -- over 2 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out one and walking none. According to Kevin Capie of the Peoria Journal Star, Silva came away from the outing feeling great.
Silva is on track to make his second rehab start with Single-A Peoria Wednesday. Barring any setbacks, he is expected to be activated from the disabled list, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com.
The 31-year-old right-hander has completely reinvented himself to go 10-5 with 3.92 ERA over 20 starts this season. Let’s hope his unlikely comeback story continues.