Clay Buchholz will be out four to six months after successful surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon in his forearm. The Phillies officially placed him on the DL and recalled Zach Eflin to start tonight in Philadelphia.
Zach Eflin will make his third start of the season with his third different team of the season on Tuesday night. This time, it will be a major league start and he'll be facing the high-powered Mets lineup.
Clay Buchholz career has been detoured one time after another by injuries, and it looks like there's another side road in his future. After leaving the game on Tuesday, the news on Buchholz wasn't good.
Adam Morgan got lit up by the New York Mets Tuesday night, and it resulted in him being optioned out to Lehigh Valley. Reliever Luis Garcia will take Morgan's place in the Phillies bullpen.
A disaster in Philadelphia, but some nice offense for both Lehigh Valley and Reading. Plus, Clearwater picks up a win, while Lakewood loses a heart-breaker in Hagerstown.
It's an early season battle for first place in the division as the Amazin's invade Citizen's Bank Park.
Daniel Nava hit two home runs, but the Phillies pitching didn't hold up as they lost 7-4 in Cincinnati. In the minors, weather plagued two teams, Lakewood got a come-from-behind win and a Phillies pitcher started a rehab assignment.
With a number of young players pushing for spots on the major league roster, some leashes could be pretty short. Clay Buchholz has very little room to roam with how short his leash is going to be this season.