Posted by Jay Floyd, Tue, April 15, 2014 08:00 AM Comments: 0
Monday was a busy day for roster moves in the Phillies’ organization. On top of the news that Mike Adams would return to the Phillies at the expense of Luis Garcia being sent down to Triple-A, there were several notable transactions announced throughout the system.
Top catching prospect Cameron Rupp was placed on the disabled list with a strained oblique suffered in Sunday’s game. The 25-year-old was batting .231 with four homers and eight RBI in nine games with the Triple-A IronPigs. Sebastian Valle was promoted to Lehigh Valley from Double-A Reading to fill the void.
Also placed on the disabled list with an oblique strain for Lehigh Valley was infielder Andres Blanco. The 30-year-old infielder was batting .273 with one RBI in nine contests in the young season.
Reading outfielder Kelly Dugan, who was hit on the left hand with a pitch on Sunday, tweeted on Monday evening that X-rays were negative and he expects to be out of action for a week. The 23-year-old was hitting .233 with a home run and four RBI through 10 games. Continue reading Minors Notes & Quotes: Rupp, Dugan Injured, RHP Viza Speaks, More Transactions