Bryce Harper admitted that being hit on the hand by a 92-mile-per-hour pitch from Steven Matz was ‘scary.’
The Phillies added three more players for their September run, including former Phillies Maikel Franco and Nick Pivetta.
The Phillies will search for a new director of amateur scouting after Johnny Almaraz stepped down to spend more time with his family.
Drew Anderson was officially released by the Phillies after clearing waivers. In addition, the Phillies moved two pitchers to the 60-day IL.
Today is roster expansion day in the majors. The Phillies made their first wave of moves, adding four players from Lehigh Valley.
The Phillies need rotation help but it’s not likely to come from righty Jerad Eickhoff, who continues to rehab from biceps tendinitis.
David Robertson underwent Tommy John surgery on Thursday, likely ending his Phillies career. Jake Arrieta is next up for elbow surgery, though not as severe.
Roman Quinn was having a torrid month of August, but it ended with another trip to the IL.
Logan Morrison will be on the Phillies lineup card tonight when the Phils host the Cubs. He has spent the entire season thus far at the Triple-A level with the Yankees and Phillies.
Frustrated over not being able to pitch effectively with bone chips in his elbow, Jake Arrieta has shut himself down, possibly for the rest of the season.