Depending on the severity of hip impingement, it can lead to a torn labrum and necessitate surgery. But the Dodgers don't believe that's the case with Beckett.
Clayton Kershaw missed a start with hip impingement late in the 2012 season, but he never went to the disabled list or needed surgery.
Beckett received a cortisone injection on Monday. The club expects him to begin rehab this week and possibly return by the end of the month.
Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.