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A day after Davey Johnson projected Tuesday as Bryce Harper’s target date for a rehab assignment, the Nats outfielder said that may be wishful thinking.
Harper himself doesn’t expect to play until Wednesday or Thursday and hopes to have as many as six or seven minor league games before he is brought back up to join the Nationals.
“Tuesday, that’s kind of early,” Harper said. “I’m thinking Wednesday or Thursday maybe. I’m not sure. We’ll see how I feel. If I feel good, then I’ll go play. If I feel something isn’t right, then I’m not going to go play. It depends on how I’m feeling.”
Johnson said on Friday he didn’t think Harper would need a lot of time in the minors, maybe three games or so. Harper would like to be there longer.
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