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Injured Rox at various stages of rehab

Injured Rox at various stages of rehab

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Injured Rox at various stages of rehab
DETROIT -- Rockies right-hander Juan Nicasio, currently on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee strain, threw a 25-pitch bullpen session on Thursday, meaning his progress is coming along slightly faster than expected.

Nicasio is eligible to return Monday, but he's almost certain to go to Triple-A Colorado Springs on a rehab assignment before rejoining the rotation.

Also, right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, who hasn't thrown since May 1 because of a nerve injury in his chest, is throwing aggressively at 120 feet on flat ground and is making progress, although it isn't certain when he will begin throwing bullpen sessions.

Infielder Jonathan Herrera, who had his injury rehab assignment for a right hamstring strain halted recently because of shoulder pain, is improving and could resume playing in Minor League games in the next couple of days, Rockies manager Jim Tracy said.

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