Phillies Lose Key Pitcher To Injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies placed veteran outfielder Jay Bruce on the 10-day injured list with a strained right oblique on Wednesday and recalled outfielder Nick Williams from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Bruce was injured on a checked swing in the third inning of the Phillies' 9-8 comeback win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
He is batting .256 with 10 homers and 29 RBIs in 33 games with the Phillies since being acquired from the Seattle Mariners on June 2.
Williams is batting seventh and starting in left field for Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers. He is hitting .173 with a homer and four RBIs in 50 games with Philadelphia this season.



 
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