Raul Mondesi set to begin rehab assignment with Wilmington tomorrow
The Kansas City Royals announced today that infielder Raul Mondesi will begin a rehab assignment at Wilmington (A-Advanced) tomorrow as the Blue Rocks travel to Winston-Salem for a 3 p.m. CT game. Mondesi was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for violating the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Barring rainouts, he will be eligible to resume his season at Northwest Arkansas (AA) on Monday, July 4.
Mondesi, 20, was hitting .250 with five doubles, a triple, five homers and 11 stolen bases in his first 25 games with the Naturals.