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Rivera didn't look ready in Rancho

Juan Rivera

During a rehab stint in Rancho Cucamonga, Juan Rivera looked tentative. There was an err of caution with his left leg, and he limped around the bags, not scoring from second on a single during one exchange.

Batting practice was just as interesting on that day in Lake Elsinore, Calif. Rivera barely forced his weight onto his left tibia and used a lot more hands than he displayed when healthy. Still, he was impressive. Rivera launched several balls over the outfield wall, using mostly his torso and upper body to drive the rock. Without drive in his legs, the Angels outfielder was still putting on a... Recommended Stories

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