Utley said his ankle has improved since he arrived at camp last month, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "I'm making a little progress," Utley said. "Obviously, I wish it was a little quicker, but I'm trying to be smart about it. It seems like it's making some progressions every few days. As long as it continues to do that, I'd like to get out there as soon as possible."
General manager Brad Treliving announced Monday that Giordano will require surgery to repair a complete tendon tear of his biceps, which will sideline him for the remainder of the season, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports.