The Phillies have placed shortstop Jean Segura infielder / outfielder Scott Kingery and reliever Victor Arano on the 10-day list of injured persons Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer Tweets. The team remembered right-handed Drew Anderson left-handed Austin Davis and third baseman Mitch Walding from Triple-A Lehigh Valley in appropriate trains.
Segura's retrograde IL placement until Wednesday is the result of stress on the left thigh muscles. The Phillies are deprived of one of their most important additions to the season and someone who has made a terrific start this year. The 29-year-old finished .328 / .384 / .476 (1
Since Segura was unavailable in the last few days, The Phillies briefly turned to the versatile Kingery. After a tough rookie season in 2018, Kingery, 24, opened this year with an exemplary line of .406 / .457 / .719 (208 wRC +) and two home runs in 35 PA. He also deals with a tense thigh muscle, but on his right side.
The absence of Segura and Kingery is at least initially left to the journeyman Phil Gosselin . The club also has the somewhat experienced duo of Andrew Romine and Gift Ngoepe as potential minor league calls, but it would either have to add an already full 40-man squad.
24-year-old Arano is now the third Phillies helper currently in the IL. He joins David Robertson and Tommy Hunter . Arano's fighting elbow inflammation, no doubt an ominous-sounding problem for a pitcher. The Righty was one of the Phillies' most successful helpers last year, his rookie campaign, although he had forced a terrific spring to start this season among the minors. He then dominated Triple A Hitter over four innings that returned to the majors on April 12. Since then, Arano has combined for 4 2/3 frames in three games and allowed two earned runs, both in the Philip's defeat of the Rockies on Thursday, while taking seven strikes against two walks.