Injury Update: Polanco, Ruiz, Worley

POLANCO’S SEASON DONE — The 2012 season has come to a close for third baseman Placido Polanco. The Phillies put Polanco on the 15-day DL with back inflammation, but with it being in September it is easy to think he will stay there for the remainder of the season. This will enable Kevin Frandsen to play … Continue reading Injury Update: Polanco, Ruiz, Worley

Galvis is Latest Phillie to Land on DL

The injury bug bites again. Second baseman Freddy Galvis injured his back swinging during last night’s 6-5 loss to the Dodgers, landing him on the DL with lower back soreness. The Phillies called up Michael Martinez to take his place on the roster, with Mike Fontenot likely starting the majority of the games at second. … Continue reading Galvis is Latest Phillie to Land on DL

Contreras Suffers Season-Ending Injury

UPDATE 2 — Jose Contreras’ season is done. Contreras tore the UCL and flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow and will be out for the rest of the season. UPDATE 1 — Phillies reliever Jose Contreras had an MRI this morning and was revealed that he has a right elbow strain. Contreras is having bad … Continue reading Contreras Suffers Season-Ending Injury

Phillies Place Halladay On DL

The Phillies have placed starting pitching Roy Halladay on DL this afternoon according to Todd Zolecki. It’s a Grade 1/2 strain in the lat muscle (on the back under the shoulder). Halladay hopes to be back in 6-8 weeks. Pitching coach Rich Dubee said he thought Halladay had an issue since spring training. Dubee said … Continue reading Phillies Place Halladay On DL

Phils Place Worley On DL

Phillies place Vance Worley on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) May 16, 2012 The Phillies have placed starting pitching Vance Worley on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and could miss at least three starts. The move is retroactive to Worley’s last start on May 12, which means … Continue reading Phils Place Worley On DL

Phils Call Up Catcher Kratz

#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 … Continue reading Phils Call Up Catcher Kratz

Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches

#Phils have placed RHP David Herndon on 15-day DL w/ right elbow inflammation. RHP Brian Sanches’ contract has been selected from LV. — Phillies (@philaphillies) May 1, 2012   The Phillies have placed right-handed reliever David Herndon on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and called up veteran right-hander Brian Sanches in his place. The … Continue reading Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches