Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Placed on Injured List

The Philadelphia Phillies will be without Brad Hand, as the veteran reliever has been placed on the 15-day injured list.

Hand has had a solid season for the Phillies this year, so his absence will be noted. In 55 games, he sports a 3-2 record to go along with a strong 2.80 ERA. With that, he also has recorded five saves, so he has simply been a good addition to their bullpen. Now, as the Phillies aim to cement themselves in a playoff spot, they will be without him.

At this juncture, an estimated recovery time for Hand has not been announced. Given the fact that this is an elbow issue, the team will need to be patient with him, even if the playoffs are right around the corner.

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