Posted on April 30, 2009 at 6:57 AM
McLouth (oblique) hopes to return to the Pirates' lineup Friday against Cincinnati, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
ROTOWIRE FANTASY ANALYSIS
"Very anxious," McLouth said. "Can't wait." McLouth says he feels 100 percent healthy, but the center fielder will have to pass a number of tests set up by manager John Russell, such as pre-game batting practice and other agility drills. In other words, it sounds like he'll be a game-time decision for Friday.