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Pence sidelined by Achilles injury

Giants right fielder will be re-evaluated Monday, though no tests yet scheduled
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Giants right fielder Hunter Pence left Saturday's workout with right Achilles tendinitis, though he and manager Bruce Bochy didn't consider the injury serious.

The Giants initially plan to rest Pence for a couple of days before re-evaluating him Monday. Bochy said that, to his knowledge, no tests for Pence had been scheduled.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Giants right fielder Hunter Pence left Saturday's workout with right Achilles tendinitis, though he and manager Bruce Bochy didn't consider the injury serious.

The Giants initially plan to rest Pence for a couple of days before re-evaluating him Monday. Bochy said that, to his knowledge, no tests for Pence had been scheduled.

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Contrasting with his "full throttle" style of playing, Pence moved sluggishly during a baserunning drill early in the workout and was pulled from the field shortly afterward.

Pence, 32, was limited to 52 games last year while going on the disabled list three times. None of those injuries was a leg ailment. From 2008-14, Pene averaged 159 games per season.

Pence arrived in camp declaring himself fully healthy after an oblique injury ended his 2015 season prematurely. He also fractured his left wrist and sustained tendinitis in the wrist earlier in the year.

Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat and listen to his podcast.

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