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Papelbon picked up his fourth win of the season after tossing a scoreless top of the ninth inning in a tie game against the Diamondbacks on Friday night. He allowed one hit.
Ruf was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the Phillies win over Arizona on Friday night.
An MRI exam Thursday confirmed that Pettibone has inflammation in his right shoulder, the Philadelphia Inquirer
Young said the sore left Achilles that had been bothering him is no longer an issue, the Philadelphia Inquirer
Interim manager Ryne Sandberg said it would be counterproductive for Howard (knee) to try to rejoin the Phillies before the season is over, the Philadelphia Daily News
reports. "At this point, [it would be] counterproductive," Sandberg said. "I don't know if playing him 12 or 10 or 15 games - we're talking about his health, getting healthy and getting strong and having the offseason ahead of him. You don't want any fallbacks or anything. I think that until he gets into baseball shape, which is not going to happen between now and the middle of September or the end of September."
Ruiz went 3-for-4 in Thursday's win over Colorado.
Ruf bopped his ninth homer Thursday against the Rockies. The two-run shot was his lone hit in a 1-for-4 night.
Kendrick allowed four runs on eight hits over five innings Thursday against Colorado, but was bailed out by his offense in the no-decision. He struck out two and walked one.
Interim manager Ryne Sandberg said it is undetermined whether Cloyd will take his next turn in the rotation Sunday, the Philadelphia Daily News
Interim manager Ryne Sandberg said Bernadina will "get a good look" from the Phillies over the remainder of the season, the Philadelphia Daily News
Lee gave up two earned runs on nine hits over seven innings while striking out six and walking none Wednesday against Colorado.