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Bailey, Dice-K on rehab; Atchison setback

7/28/2012

NEW YORK -- Torrential rains just arrived in the Bronx, where the start of Saturday afternoon's game between the Yankees and Red Sox already was in a delay.

In the meantime, a few injury updates:

--Closer Andrew Bailey is scheduled to throw in a Gulf Coast League game Monday, but is "weeks -- at least weeks" away from returning to the big club, manager Bobby Valentine said.

--Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka (remember him?) is scheduled to begin another rehab assignment Monday with Pawtucket.

--Pitcher Scott Atchison, who pitched for Pawtucket on Friday night, evidently had a setback, and will have more tests on his strained right forearm, Valentine said. That is a bit ominous for Atchison, one of the team's most pleasant surprises this season.