Church to return to roster on Thursday

Ryan Church saw his Rookie of the Year possiblites take a blow when the crashed into the fence making a game-saving catch in Pittsburgh in June. He's been on the DL since then, but, as he told CapitolDugout.com, he'll be back on Thursday

In response to a readers'query about when he might return, Church replied that he would be back on the active roster before Thursday's game in Milwaukee.

"I just finished rehab and can't wait to get back," said Church on the CapitolDugout message board. "I got the phone call today saying that I'm reinstated Thursday."

Church batted .278 in four games with the AA Harrisburg Senators.

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