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Nick Williams optioned to Triple-A as Scott Kingery returns

Prior to their Sunday series finale with the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park, the Philadelphia Phillies made an interesting roster move.

Scott Kingery, the club’s best bench player over the first few weeks of the season and their second baseman of the future, returns to the team this afternoon. Kingery has been out since straining his right hamstring back on April 19 against these same Rockies out at Coors Field.

“I am 100 percent,” Kingery said per Marc Narducci of after last night’s rehab game in Reading. “I was looking to test (the hamstring) in every area of the game.