Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Werth Up, Snelling Out

The Phillies have activated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. They have outrighted outfielder Chris Snelling to triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room for Werth.

Werth Up, Snelling Out

The Phillies have activated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. They have outrighted outfielder Chris Snelling to triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room for Werth on the 25-man roster.

Snelling, who is out of options, has three days to accept or reject the assignment. If he rejects it, he becomes a free agent. It's expected that Snelling accepts the assignment because he is being paid a guaranteed $450,000 this season. If he would become a free agent, he would lose the contract and likely would be paid the big-league minimum by another team.

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Tonight's lineup against the Braves:

1) Jimmy Rollins, SS
2) Shane Victorino, CF
3) Chase Utley, 2B
4) Ryan Howard, 1B
5) Pat Burrell, LF
6) Jayson Werth, RF
7) Pedro Feliz, 3B
8) Carlos Ruiz, C
9) Kyle Kendrick, P

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