Monday, July 6, 2015

Mathieson's brief big league return

Scott Mathieson's return to the big league was brief. Mathieson was designated for assignment today in order for the Phillies to select the contract of catcher Dan Sardhina from Triple A Lehigh Valley.

Mathieson's brief big league return

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Scott Mathieson allowed two runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning last night. (Ron Cortes / Staff Photographer)
Scott Mathieson allowed two runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning last night. (Ron Cortes / Staff Photographer)
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Scott Mathieson's return to the big league was brief. 

Mathieson was designated for assignment today in order for the Phillies to select the contract of catcher Dan Sardhina from Triple A Lehigh Valley. 

The Phillies are in need of another catcher with Carlos Ruiz suffering an injury Friday night. He was hit in the back of the head in the eighth inning and was taken to the hospital after the game.

Sardinha, 30, was hitting .254 with four home runs and 20 runs batted in over 38 games for Lehigh Valley. He has batted .323 (10-for-31, 16 RBI) with runners in scoring position.

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Mathieson, who has had three elbow surgeries in the last four years, allowed two runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning Friday night against Minnesota.

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