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Cleveland Guardians Sam Hentges to Rehab Wednesday at Canal Park

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April 18, 2023 – Eastern League (EL)Akron RubberDucks News Release

(AKRON, OHIO) – Cleveland Guardians pitcher Sam Hentges is scheduled to pitch in a rehab assignment with the Akron RubberDucks in Wednesday’s 6:35 p.m. game against the Harrisburg Senators at Canal Park.

Hentges is appearing in his first rehab game since being placed on the 15-day injured list retroactive to March 27 with left shoulder inflammation. A member of the 2019 Akron RubberDucks, Hentges has pitched in 87 career games with Cleveland going 4-6 with a 4.61 ERA, one save and 140 strikeouts over 130.2 innings pitched.

The left-handed reliever went 1-0 with a 2.84 ERA and 10 strikeouts in three postseason appearances with the Guardians in 2022.

In 26 starts with Akron in 2019, Hentges struck out 126 batters over 128.2 innings pitched.

The Shoreview, MN native was Cleveland’s fourth round pick in 2014 draft out of Mounds View (MN) High School.

The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians. The RubberDucks season at Canal Park runs all summer long through September 17. Fans can purchase tickets by calling 330-253-5151 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, or visit For more information about the team, please call 330-253-5151, visit the website at, Facebook page, or on Twitter @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram @akronrubberducks.

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