Madson to the DL

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And… more injuries. The Phillies have placed Ryan Madson on the 15-day DL ,retroactive to June 19th. This all stems from the a hand contusion, presumably the same one that caused him numbness on Sunday. He will be eligible to come off on July 4th.

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11 Responses

  1. Are we to assume that Bastardo will take over the closer role and that Carpenter is only brought up to fill a spot on the active roster?
    *strictly thinking for fantasy baseball implications…*

  2. Worth pointing out that our best current bullpen arm wasn’t even a lock to make the opening day roster, our 2nd best arm didn’t make said roster and our 3rd best arm (Herndon) has been optioned twice already this year…yikes.

  3. I would also agree that Bastardo would seem to be the number one option to fill Madson’s role. I’m more comfortable with him than say, Danys Baez.

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