7/16/2014 2:32 P.M. ET
Ruiz could return to lineup next week
By Todd Zolecki / MLB.com
PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies announced Wednesday that catcher Carlos Ruiz will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Class A Advanced Clearwater.
Ruiz has been on the disabled list since June 27 with a concussion.
He could rejoin the Phillies' lineup next week.
Ruiz is hitting .257 with two home runs, 14 RBIs and a .719 OPS in 273 plate appearances this season.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.