Chase Utley played four innings at second base in an extended spring training game on Friday, going 1-
for-4 with a walk.
Utley had been rehabbing at Class A Clearwater of the Florida State League, but the league is on its All-Star
break, so he went to extended spring to continue seeing game action.
The second baseman has been out the entire season dealing with chronic knee problems, but skipper
Charlie Manuel expects him back soon.
"It's going to be the first week in July, more than likely," Manuel said.
Manuel said that Utley needs to start building up the amount of his innings he plays before there's a real sense
of when he would be called up.
Ryan Howard played in the same game as Utley and went 3-for-4 with two homers and a
Howard did not run during the game but went to a separate field afterward and did some drills at