It was confirmed through the IronPigs that Michael Taylor was called up. He is starting in left field and hitting third. Phillies Assistant GM Benny Looper mentioned that Jason Donald has a slight setback and is currently running at about 75%. The ‘Pigs are hoping to have Donald back in the lineup next week.
Kyle Kendrick (6-5) picked up his 9th quality start in his last 10 starts, going 8 very strong innings against Rochester in the Lehigh Valley 5-4 win tonight. Kendrick gave up just 5 hits, didnt walk a batter and struck out 5. He threw 87 pitches, 63 for strikes. In his Lehigh Valley debut with his parents in the stands, Michael Taylor was 0-3 with a walk and a run scored. He hit a ball very hard, lining out to third base and was very impressive running the bases, scoring from first easily on a double.