Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Jim Thome and infielder Michael Martinez will begin rehab assignments Friday night with Single-A Clearwater, reports Todd Zolecki of MLB.com.
Thome has made 21 plate appearances over 12 games this season with the Phillies, hitting .111 with zero home runs and zero RBI.
Martinez has yet to play for the Phillies this year after suffering a broken foot during spring training. He batted .196 last season over 88 games and 234 plate appearances with three home runs and 24 RBI.
The Phillies begin a three-game set with the Miami Marlins Friday night.
3 game series vs Marlins @ Citizens Bank Park
Friday, Jun 1, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Mark Buehrle vs Kyle Kendrick
Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing out to left field at 10-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.
Complete Coverage >
|Sat 06/02||4:05 PM EDT|
|Sun 06/03||1:35 PM EDT|
For more on the Phillies, please be sure to check out our blog The Good Phight and SB Nation Philly for all the latest news and updates.