Report: Phillies' Chase Utley Still Not Fielding Grounders

Tuesday May 15th, 2012

Chase Utley rejoined the Philadelphia Phillies over a week ago, but he's still yet to even take ground balls, reports Jim Salisbury of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Utley, 33, has yet to play for the Phillies this season -- he's been battling chronic knee pain, and he's spent most of 2012 away from the team, rehabbing back home in Phoenix.

Utley rejoined the Phillies on May 5 and was hoping to resume baseball activities soon, but he's yet to take the field, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. confirmed. There's still no timetable for the All-Star second baseman even to play a minor league rehab start, let alone a big-league game.

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