Schneider to DL; Hoover Up

The Phillies placed catcher Brian Schneider on the 15 day DL with a strained left Achilles tendon. Paul Hoover was brought up to take his place on the Phillies roster as Carlos Ruiz’s back-up.

Hoover was hitting .269 with one home run and eight RBI in 19 games for AAA Lehigh. Schneider has not been hitting well for the Phillies, batting .167 (3-for-18) with two walks.

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