|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||9/3/1991|
|Height, Weight||6'3", 170 lbs|
|Drafted||2011 - Rd 48|
Edwards (back) will remain with Triple-A Iowa on his rehab assignment after the All-Star break, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Edwards began the rehab assignment last Monday and will stay at Triple-A for another outing or two to help him "sharpen" up. The 27-year-old appeared to find some consistency prior to suffering the back strain with 5.1 scoreless innings over his last six outings.
Edwards (back) will join Triple-A Iowa on Monday for a rehab assignment, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Edwards threw bullpen sessions Wednesday and Saturday to clear the way for his rehab stint. The right-hander moved to the injured list in mid-June with a left thoracic strain and appeared to find his groove on the mound prior to the injury with one unearned run allowed over his last 7.2 innings.
Edwards (back) completed a bullpen session Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
According to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune, Edwards checked out fine upon being re-evaluated Thursday and is slated to throw again Saturday. Edwards has been on the shelf since June 13 after being diagnosed with a left thoracic strain. If he can advance to facing hitters by early next week, he'll have a chance at making it back from the 10-day injured list before the All-Star break.