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Gentry cleared to begin rehab assignment

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ATLANTA -- Outfielder Craig Gentry (fractured right hand) is set to begin a rehab assignment after experiencing no issues while taking batting practice in Sacramento on Saturday.

"Gentry had a good day," Athletics manager Bob Melvin said. "Felt great as far as taking BP and so forth."

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ATLANTA -- Outfielder Craig Gentry (fractured right hand) is set to begin a rehab assignment after experiencing no issues while taking batting practice in Sacramento on Saturday.

"Gentry had a good day," Athletics manager Bob Melvin said. "Felt great as far as taking BP and so forth."

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Melvin did not announce specific plans for Gentry's rehab assignment on Sunday, but Gentry will begin his path back to the Majors with either Triple-A Sacramento or Class A Advanced Stockton. 

"Whoever's closest in town," Melvin said.

Joe Morgan is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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