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YAY GUYS!: Chase Utley to begin rehab assignment tomorrow in Clearwater

::blink::  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
::blink:: (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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We may finally be seeing the light. Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is scheduled to begin a rehabilitation assignment tomorrow in Clearwater. He will play designated hitter at the beginning, eventually easing into play at second base, reports Corey Seidman at

Utley, 33, posted a .259/.344/.425 line in 2011, by far his worst totals since 2004. Phillies second basemen in 2012 have put up .262/.283/.412 totals.

The rehab assignment will start a 20 day clock, with the latest Utley can return now being July 2nd, barring any set-backs.