The question now becomes, 9 days away from Opening Day can he be ready to go by the 31st? I agree with Fay in that he starts the year on the DL.Shortstop Alex Gonzalez has been cleared to begin baseball activity. In fact, he's hitting in the cage now.
I still think he begins the year on the disabled list. Gonzalez has been out since March 1 with a compression fractuce in his left knee