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Morgan (shoulder) missed another start Sunday, and is not listed as a probable starter during Triple-A Lehigh Valley's upcoming series against Rochester, Jeff Schuler of the Allentown Morning Call
Horst recorded his second hold of the season Saturday with a scoreless two-thirds of an inning of work.
Martin is 4-0 with a 2.52 ERA and a 21:7 K:BB ratio in 25 innings with Triple-A Lehigh Valley in the month of May.
Joe Jordan, the Phillies' director of player development, said Biddle could see time in Triple-A this season, but the Phillies want to see him improve his fastball command first, the Philadelphia Inquirer
reports. "In order to be a good major-league pitcher, you have to command your fastball," Jordan said. "He's done it at times, but that's the one thing that needs to continue to get better. We'll keep an eye on things and if we decide he needs to be challenged by a tougher level, then we'll do it."
Ruiz (hamstring) said he is pleased with the early stages of his recovery, the Philadelphia Inquirer
reports. "I feel good and have been feeling better each day," Ruiz said. "But I also want to be careful and not do too much."
Brown went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in the Phillies' win over the Nationals on Saturday.
Pettibone held the Nationals to three runs on nine hits over six innings Saturday but did not factor into the decision in the Phillies' win.
Papelbon allowed one hit and struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning against the Nationals on Saturday to earn his ninth save of the season.