Giants Omar Vizquel Plays for Grizzles

May 5, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
One of the best shortstops in baseball donned a Grizzlies uniform.San Francisco Giants shortstop Omar Vizquel, coming off knee surgery, was rehabbing in the Grizzlies game against Omaha.

On the mound Nick Pereira worked 8-innings, striking out 11.

Vizquel batted leadoff and went 0-2 before he was removed after the 4th inning.

Grizzlies win big 8-0.

Vizquel was happy to be in Fresno. He said the knee is fine and he's looking forward to playing the remainder of the season without pain.

The 41-year-old is expected to play about 5-inning tomorrow with the Grizzlies. If all goes well he'll rejoin the Giants on Friday.


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