Philadelphia Phillies Battling Injuries as Season Nears End

Posted: 23rd September 2009 by Christian Karcole in MLB
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Injuries are taking their toll on the Philadelphia Phillies, and at the worst possible time. After an examination on his left wrist by team doctors, Carlos Ruiz is the latest member of the team to miss time due to injury. Ruiz joins the lengthy list of J.A. Happ, Scott Eyre, J.C. Romero, Greg Dobbs, Pedro Martinez, Chad Durbin, Chan Ho Park, and Brett Myers as Phillies who have been hit by the injury bug. Happ, Martinez, Dobbs, and Myers appear as if they will be able to return within the next week of play. The fate of Eyre, Romero, Durbin, and Park for the rest of the season is still unknown. Even with the barrage of injuries, the Phillies are finding a way to win. After splitting yesterday's double-header with the Florida Marlins, they moved to 8-2 over their last ten games. The most pro ...

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