Phillies All-Star second baseman Chase Utley is joining the Clearwater Threshers on a rehab assignment Tuesday, according to the team.
Utley, listed as the designated hitter, will bat third as the Threshers take on the Tampa Yankees at 7 p.m. at , 601 N. Old Coachman Road.
Tickets, drinks and hot dogs are at the ballpark.
Utley missed the season opener with a knee injury shrouded in secrecy. There was no timetable for his return, but Utley did say that he would play this season, according to MLB.com.