Braves third baseman Chipper Jones will make a rehab appearance tonight at Class A Rome (Ga.) in a 7 p.m. game and then against Sunday for a 2 p.m. start. Jones will DH tonight and either DH or play third on Sunday and could come off the disabled list as soon as Monday against the Pirates, according to Carroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Jones had arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee on July 9 and hasn't played since the day before. He's been hampered all season by pain in his knee and is coming off ACL surgery performed last season.
Jones, 39, is hitting .259/.340/.428 with eight home runs and 46 RBI in 77 games for Atlanta this season.For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @cbssportsmlb on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.