In his first public appearance since hip surgery, Carlos Delgado stated that the surgery went well and he hopes to return this season.
Delgado didn't sound as sure of his return as the organization has, and only time will tell, whether that's a stance they truly believe or a position they've taken, to keep the price down of a replacement.
I'm not comfortable relying on a 40 year old Gary Sheffield and the return of a 37 year old Carlos Delgado for the clean-up position and think it's essential that they obtain a power bat, before the deadline...
“When I’m healthy, I’m going to come back,” the first baseman added. “But nobody really knows [when]… I think it’s going to happen sometime this year.” source NJ.com