PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Phillies pitcher Vance Worley has been placed on the 15 day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow, the team announced today. The move is retroactive to May 12th.
The team recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Savery from AAA Lehigh Valley to take Worley’s spot on the roster. Kyle Kendrick will take Worley’s spot in the rotation, and pitch tonight in Chicago against the Cubs.
Worley is 3-2 with a 3.07 ERA in seven starts this season.
Savery has appeared in eight games for the Phillies this season, allowing just six hits over 8.0 innings with a 4.50 ERA.
Kendrick is 0-3 with a 7.32 ERA in eight games.