Bryce Harper took 60 swings during BP and is scheduled for another session on Wednesday. Manager Rob Thomson shared that while a rehab assignment this weekend is unlikely, it is not far off. (Todd Zolecki on Twitter)
This is great news for Phillies fans and fantasy managers alike. Today was Harper’s first swings against live pitching since undergoing a procedure on his fractured left thumb. The Phillies should provide more of a clearer timetable on a rehab assignment after his session Wednesday.