Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:30:58 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies have tendered contracts to RP Antonio Bastardo, SP Kyle Kendrick, OF John Mayberry Jr. and OF Ben Revere.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:24:14 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere (ankle) is headed to Florida instructional league, as he continues to make his way back from right ankle surgery in August.
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:04:15 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Sunday, July 14, that the team will be looking to acquire a center fielder before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline to replace OF Ben Revere (ankle) while the starter is sidelined.
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:03:45 -0700
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere (ankle) had successful surgery for his broken right ankle Tuesday, July 16. "Tentative return to play is 6-8 weeks," the team reiterated.
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:13:50 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere (foot) will have surgery on his broken foot Tuesday, July 16, and will miss six to eight weeks.
Fantasy Tip: He could return in September, but how effective will a one-category speedster be coming off a foot injury? We'd consider dropping him in most leagues.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 13:13:32 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies minor league 2B Cesar Hernandez has been sent from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to Double-A Reading to play center field. He had been scheduled to participate in the International League's All-Star Game this week before the move. "He'll be playing exclusively in center field to see if that's an option for us," general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Sunday, July 14. "He struggled yesterday but it's a new position for him. But we'll give him a shot." Amaro said the team is in the market for a center fielder following the injury to OF Ben Revere (ankle) but will consider internal options.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 13:06:21 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere (ankle) said he could be sidelined six to eight weeks after breaking the malleolus bone in his right ankle Saturday, July 13. He is scheduled to see a foot specialist Monday, July 15.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 09:01:12 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed OF Ben Revere (foot) on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken foot. In a corresponding move, the team has activated C Erik Kratz (knee) from the 15-day disabled list.
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 18:03:32 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere (foot) underwent X-rays that revealed a broken foot after the first game of the team's doubleheader Saturday, July 13. He is scheduled to meet with a specialist Monday, July 15.
Fantasy Tip: Revere likely will have to go on the disabled list because of the injury but there is no timetable for a possible return at this point. John Mayberry Jr. and Laynce Nix could receive more playing time in the outfield and could be options in NL-only leagues.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:07:28 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere is hitting .362 against left-handed pitchers as opposed to .284 against right-handed pitchers even though he bats from the left side of the plate. Revere has done batter against left-handed pitchers during his career.