Phillies shuffle arms again
The Phillies continued to shuffle arms in their injury depleted bullpen, optioning lefthander Sergio Escalona back to Triple A Lehigh Valley and selecting the contract of righthander Tyler Walker from the IronPigs.
Walker is 2-1 with a 1.40 earned run average in 15 relief appearances in Triple A. He has struck out 20 and walked three in 19.1 innings pitched.
Escalona was called up Saturday and allowed two runs and three hits in two innings of the Phillies' 11-6 loss to the Red Sox.