Closings & Delays

Phillies place reliever David Robertson on 10-Day Injured List

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WASHINGTON, DC - April 03: David Robertson #30 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Washington Nationals during the ninth inning at Nationals Park on April 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA– One the Phillies’ top off season acquisitions is headed to the Injured List.

The team placed reliever David Robertson on the 10-Day Injured List with soreness in his right elbow.

Philadelphia has recalled P Drew Anderson from AAA to replace Robertson on the active roster.

Robertson, 34, signed a two-year deal worth $23 million to join the Phillies over the winter.

So far in 2019, Robertson has appeared in seven games and pitched to a 5.40 ERA over 6.2 innings.

Over his career, Robertson has been mostly healthy and consistent, pitching at least 60 innings in each of the last nine seasons.

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