The Philadelphia Phillies have placed another player on the disabled list this morning. Nate Schierholtz, who was recently acquired in the Hunter Pence trade, has been placed on the disabled list with a fractured toe.
Schierholtz sustained the injury on Sunday afternoon. He was having a decent start to his Phillies' career. Schierholtz was told that he would be playing different positions in the outfield for the rest of the season because manager Charlie Manuel wants to evaluate him for a possible spot on the 2013 roster.
Schierholtz was batting .219 in 11 games since being traded. He has 1 HR and 2 RBI in those games. But his presence in the outfield surely has helped the Phillies' defense.
In response to this move, the Phillies have recalled INF Hector Luna to take Schierholtz' place on the 25-man roster. Luna has a .246 average with the Phillies this season, but he has 10 RBI.
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