The Phillies have positioned Archie Bradley on the IL with an indirect harm, in keeping with a workforce announcement. The membership has chosen the contract of lefty Kyle Dohy to take his place. To make room on the 40-man roster, lefty Matt Moore was transferred from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. (Matt Gelb of The Athletic first reported Bradley was heading to the IL and that Dohy could be arising.)
That is absolutely a irritating improvement for Bradley and the Phillies, as he has been a largely stable member of a shaky reduction corps for the membership. The righty has logged 51 innings for the Phils with an ERA of three.71. His strikeout and stroll charges are each barely worse than common, at 17.9% and 9.8%, respectively, however his 55.7% groundball fee is great. That is his second journey to the injured record this yr, as he missed over a month at the start of the season, additionally with an indirect harm. If this harm is as extreme as that one, it has the potential to complete Bradley’s season. The Phils are nonetheless trying to find the NL East crown and are simply 1 1/2 video games behind Atlanta, however one other month-long stretch on the injured record would hold Bradley out of motion till the World Collection. For what it’s value, Bradley himself stated he hopes to pitch once more in October, per Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Signed by the Phillies to a one-year, $6MM deal in January, the 29-year-old is a free agent at season’s finish.
As for Dohy, he was added to Philadelphia’s 40-man roster in November to guard him from being chosen within the Rule 5 Draft, however cleared waivers and was outrighted off the roster April 1st. The southpaw has spent the majority of this yr at Double-A, logging 37 1/3 innings out of the bullpen there, in addition to 5 1/3 innings at Triple-A. Total, he has an ERA of two.95, with a superb strikeout fee of 35.1%, however a regarding stroll fee of 15.1%. As quickly as he’s referred to as upon to enter a sport, it is going to be his main league debut.
Moore was simply positioned on the 10-day IL September twenty third with a decrease again pressure, which means at this time’s switch to the 60-day IL formally concludes his season. The Phillies signed him to a one-year, $3MM deal within the offseason, based mostly on a robust efficiency in Japan in 2020. Sadly, 2021 didn’t go fairly as clean for the 32-year-old. He logged 73 innings this yr in 24 video games, 13 begins, with an ERA of 6.29. His strikeout fee of 18.9% and stroll fee of 11.4% had been each worse than league common.