Jun 13, 2014; New York, NY, USA; San Diego Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner (34) pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of a game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego Padres Andrew Cashner set to make rehab start

San Diego, CA- San Diego Padres Andrew Cashner will take another step closer to returning from the disabled list next Friday where he is scheduled to make a rehab start.

According to UT-San Diego’s Dennis Lin, Andrew Cashner threw another side session at Petco Park Saturday afternoon and will throw another one next week when the team heads to Minnesota. Cashner will then make a rehab start for high Single-A Lake Elsinore next Friday.

Lin reports that Andrew Cashner will be limited to between 30 and 40 pitches and will need multiple rehab starts, before returning to the Padres rotation.

Andrew Cashner has been on the disabled list since June 23 when he was scratched from his start against the San Francisco Giants due to shoulder soreness.

Andrew Cashner has spent a good portion of the season on the disabled list. Cashner has missed ten starts this year due to multiple stints on the DL this season with elbow soreness and shoulder soreness.

Andrew Cashner has been impressive when healthy for the San Diego Padres this season. In 12 starts Cashner is (2-6) with a 2.36 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 76 1/3 innings. Cashner has the 3rd lowest ERA in the National League and the sixth lowest in all of Major League Baseball. In his twelve starts this season Andrew Cashner has only allowed more than two runs twice. Andrew Cashner and the rest of the Padres pitching staff have received little run support from the Padres offense, as evidenced by his under .500 record despite his excellent earned run average.

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