Currently, Scott is shut down from most activities. That should change within a few days, though. At that point, Scott will have to clear a couple of hurdles in order to reach his goal of rejoining the team.
"There's a progression to everything," Scott said. "My feeling is [the process] is going to go pretty quick.
"I can't predict the future, but I'm encouraged that it will only be a couple of weeks instead of five."
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.