The Indianapolis Indians announced on Twitter that outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall has joined the team and will begin a rehab assignment tonight.

Chisenhall fractured his right index finger when he was hit by a pitcher three days before Opening Day. The initial estimated time missed was 4-6 weeks, though the Pirates soon after clarified that it was too early to say he would miss that much time. He will likely need more than just a few days before he’s able to make his debut for the Pirates since he hasn’t seen game action in the last 25 days.

Update from Pirates: