Sunday, June 1, 2014

Phillies place Manship on disabled list; option Ruf

By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
June 1 2014, 12:15PM EDT.
@Philabaseball

PHILADELPHIA - The Phillies placed reliever Jeff Manship on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained right quad and optioned Darin Ruf to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

To replace Manship and Ruf on the 25-man roster the club recalled right-hander Phillippe Aumont and selected the contract of lefty Cesar Jimenez.

The create a slot on the 40-man roster reliever Jeremy Horst was designated for assignment.

Aumont has a 4.12 ERA over 18 appearances with the IronPigs to go along with a 1.58 WHIP and a 1.24 K/BB ratio. He pitched in 22 contests with the Phillies last season. As for Jimenez, he's posted a 1.67 ERA over 27 innings with Lehigh Valley.

Both pitchers are available for Sunday's game against the Mets. 

The moves come after a pair of 14 inning contests where the bullpen has pitched a combined 15 innings while surrendering just one run on six hits.

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