The move comes as no surprise, seeing as how Hamels had been scheduled to pitch tonight’s series opener in Cincinnati for days.
The Phillies have placed another key squad member on the shelf.
The Philadelphia Phillies placed shortstop Jimmy Rollins on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a right groin strain.
The Phillies have placed third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, righthanded reliever Michael Schwimer is expected to be recalled from AAA Lehigh Valley.
The Phillies will be without Placido Polanco when they open a three-game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles on Monday. The All-Star third baseman is back in Philadelphia where he will undergo an MRI on his sore left hip.
The Phillies have officially announced that centerfielder Shane Victorino has been activated off the 15-day disabled list.
The Phillies announced Friday they are placing center fielder Shane Victorino on the disabled list following an injury to his thumb.
Victorino was hurt Sunday when he stumbled and fell making a throw in Toronto.
The Phillies have announced that closer Ryan Madson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand contusion.
As expected, the Phillies have activated starting centerfielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list and to make room for him on the roster, outfielder John Mayberry Jr. has been optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
The Phillies will place right-hander Joe Blanton on the disabled list and will recall righty Vance Worley before Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds.
The Phillies continue to lose games and players. Now the already short handed team will lose two more.
The Phillies have placed centerfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.
Ruben Amaro Jr., the Phillies’ general manager, was a guest this morning on KYW Newsradio, the day after the Phillies lost for the fifth time in six games: 7-1, to the Rockies.
Some good news on the injury front for the Philadelphia Phillies.