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The Phillies are 26-24 after going 1-5 this week. They lost 2 of 3 in Detroit and were swept by the Cubs. They are tied with Miami for third place in the division and the seventh best record in the NL.
The Phillies pitchers were a little exposed against power hitters, and the Phillies batters lack of power was greatly exposed by good pitchers this week.
Tommy Joseph got 3 starts in Detroit and 2 in Chicago. He went 6 for 19 with 2 HR. He is hitting .286 (10-35) since his call up. He went 5-16 against right-handed pitchers and is now 5-23 against them. He dipped to .417 against lefties.
Prior Week’s Transactions:
- 5/28 – Carlos Alonso assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley.
- 5/28 – Will Morris assigned to Reading from Williamsport.
- 5/27 – Phillies sent Cody Asche on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley.
- 5/27 – Phillies sent Mario Hollands on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley.
- 5/27 – Lehigh Valley placed Mark Appel on the 7-Day DL. Strained right shoulder.
- 5/27 – Ben Lively assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading.
- 5/27 – Clearwater placed Jesen Therrien on the 7-Day DL.
- 5/27 – Alberto Tirado assigned to Clearwater from XST.
- 5/25 – Luis Morales assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport.
- 5/25 – Scott Harris assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood.
- 5/24 – Reading placed 3B Harold Martinez on the 7-Day DL. Sprained right ankle.
- 5/24 – Will Morris assigned to Williamsport from Clearwater.
- 5/23 – Reading activated Christian Marrero from the 7-day DL.
- 5/23 – Lakewood activated Scott Harris from the 7-day DL.
- 5/23 – Lakewood placed Damek Tomscha on the 7-day DL. Concussion. Retroactive to May 21, 2016. concussion
- 5/23 – Venn Biter assigned to Lakewood from XST.
- 5/23 – Luis Morales assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood.
- Rosters are up to date here.