Phillies promote JD Hammer, Herrera to IL
The Philadelphia Phillies have selected the contract of RHP JD Hammer to the major league roster; the team announced Saturday afternoon. This move corresponds with Odubel Herrera being placed on the 10-Day IL with a left ankle injury.
The Phillies have brought righty JD Hammer back to the majors. Odúbel Herrera is going on the IL with left ankle tendinitis.— Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) July 10, 2021
Hammer played well in Lehigh Valley this season, posting a 1.74 ERA and a 1.113 WHIP in 20.2 innings pitched. Hammer spent 19 innings in the major leagues in 2019, putting up a 3.79 ERA and 1.421 WHIP in 19 innings pitched.
The Phillies are back in action and look to even up the series against the Boston Red Sox at 4:10 PM this afternoon.