Medical updates on four Phillies pitchers

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David Herndon received a platelet rich plasma injection in his right elbow. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

The Phillies provided in-game medical updates on four disabled pitchers Tuesday during their game against the Washington Nationals.

_Righthander David Herndon received a platelet rich plasma injection in his right elbow and will be examined again in two weeks by team physician Michael Ciccotti.

_Righthander Mike Stutes will be shut down for another 10 days to two weeks, then be examined to see if he can begin a throwing program.

_Righthander Justin DeFratus has been cleared to begin a throwing program starting Friday.

_And, as reported earlier on the High Cheese blog, Dr. James Andrews confirmed the Phillies original diagnosis that righthander Vance Worley has right elbow inflammation.


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