Justin De Fratus
The Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday night 4-3 on A.J. Ellis’ RBI single in the ninth off rookie Justin De Fratus.
25-year-old right-hander Justin De Fratus could be ready to help add some stability to the bullpen.
Ryan Howard hit a two-run single in the 10th inning lifting the Phillies to a 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday.
The Philadelphia Phillies have recalled relief pitchers Justin De Fratus and Jake Diekman from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
The Phillies added three new players to the major league roster.
De Fratus has spent most of the season at AA Reading, going 4-0 in 23 games with eight saves and a 2.10 ERA. That work got the Phillies’ 11th-round pick in the 2007 draft promoted to AAA on June 16th.