#Phillies have called up catcher Erik Kratz.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) May 2, 2012
The Phillies have made a move, adding a right-handed bat to their bench now.
Erik Kratz has been called up by the Phillies, meaning someone will be heading to the DL very shortly. A betting man would put his money on Jim Thome, who has been deactivated the past two games. UPDATE: Thome was placed on the DL this morning with lower back tightness.
Kratz has three home runs and a .333 average with the IronPigs this season. He will add a right-handed bat to the bench, which usually takes a blow in that area with Ty Wigginton getting a lot of playing time and John Mayberry struggling.