“He needs to hit the reset button,” manager Brian Snitker said. “I always allude to the fact he didn’t have spring training. The more I’m around, the more I’ve seen guys - we all get ticked off on how long spring training is, but it’s that long for a purpose. And he missed it.
“I’ve been part of the rehab process in Triple-A, and it’s just not the same as the major leagues. I think A.J. got behind a little bit and he’s been trying to catch up.”