Chase Utley could begin a minor league rehab assignment as soon as Tuesday.
Utley took live batting practice on Friday and Saturday at Coors Field. It was the first time he hit with the rest of his teammates before a game since suffering a right oblique strain in a batting practice swing in Miami on May 21.
Last week it was reported that Utley could rejoin the Phillies early this week. It doesn't sound like he'll need a very long rehab stint before activation, so he could be back in the Phillies' lineup by the end of the week if he's able to begin his time in the minors on Tuesday.
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