The next step in the return of
Kershaw will make his first rehab appearance on Friday for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga. He has been on the the disabled list since March 30 with a strained upper back muscle.
Kershaw, the reigning
"We'll just go one at a time," Mattingly said. "More than one [rehab start], for sure."
If Kershaw makes only two rehab appearances, he would likely be able to start for the
Mattingly said Kershaw, who threw 50 pitches in a simulated game Sunday, would throw around 55 in Rancho Cucamonga.