Found July 14, 2013 on My Sports Rumors:
The Philadelphia Phillies were a team already in need of help but after Ben Revere broke his right ankle on a foul ball, they’re REALLY in need of help. Their center fielder will be out six to eight weeks and leaves a huge hole at the top of their lineup, more importantly it leaves a gaping hole in their defense. John Mayberry Jr is a good player but not an everyday center fielder. Ben Revere had been one of the hottest hitters on the planet until he broke the malleous bone in his right ankle yesterday in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park. He said this morning he could miss six to eight weeks, although he will learn more tomorrow when he visits a foot specialist. In the meantime, Ruben Amaro Jr. said the Phillies are in the market for a centerfielder. “The prognosis doesn’t sound too good,” Amaro said. “I think it’s something that’s going to take a while. … Whoever we think is an upgrade, whether it’s defensive or offensive. We’d like to probably get a little bit bett...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Ben Revere got screwed, hopes to return in 6-8 weeks

Phillies center fielder Ben Revere has undergone surgery to repair his right foot, which he broke in the first game of the double header on Saturday against the Chicago White Sox. Revere's surgery involved getting two screws placed in his foot according to Todd Zolecki: Ben Revere's surgery complete. Dr. Steve Raikin placed 2 screws across the fracture. Tentative...

Phillies' Revere breaks foot

Phillies center fielder Ben Revere broke his right foot on a foul ball before grounding into a game-ending double play in the opener of a day-night doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night. Revere fell to the ground after hitting the ball off his foot, but he shook it off and stayed in. He didn't make it down the line too quickly to avoid making the last...

Phillies' Revere out with surgery

Phillies center fielder Ben Revere will have surgery Tuesday on his broken right foot and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. Revere broke his foot on a foul ball before hitting into a double play to end Philadelphia's 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox in Game 1 of a doubleheader Saturday. Acquired from Minnesota last offseason, Revere started slow with the Phillies. But...

Phillies' Ben Revere out 6-8 weeks with broken ankle

When the Philadelphia Phillies announced Ben Revere's broken right ankle, the center fielder told reporters that he could miss six to eight weeks as a result of the injury. He was spot on regarding the diagnosis, as the Phillies announced the same timeframe today, adding Revere will undergo surgery on his ailing ankle tomorrow, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Revere...

Phillies place OF Revere on DL with broken foot

The Phillies have placed outfielder Ben Revere on the 15-day disabled list, one day after he broke his right foot by fouling a ball off of it, and activated catcher Erik Kratz from the DL. Philadelphia general manager Ruben Amaro said Sunday that Revere will have further tests on Monday to determine the extent of his injury. Revere was injured Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader...

Phillies OF Revere lands on DL

The Phillies have placed outfielder Ben Revere on the 15-day disabled list, one day after he broke his right foot by fouling a ball off of it, and activated catcher Erik Kratz from the DL. Philadelphia general manager Ruben Amaro said Sunday that Revere will have further tests on Monday to determine the extent of his injury. Revere was injured Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader...

Ben Revere undergoes successful surgery on broken ankle

Ben Revere, who broke his right ankle when he fouled a ball off it in the 11th in last Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox, underwent successful surgery on Tuesday. As reported by Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, "His timetable remains the same following surgery Tuesday at the Rothman Institute. The Phillies announced foot and ankle specialist Steve Raikin placed...

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia looking for center fielders

The Philadelphia Phillies fresh off of losing Ben Revere to a fractured ankle, are looking for center fielders to replace him, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Revere said today recovery could take 6-8 weeks, but he should learn more tomorrow. In the meantime, Phillies are looking for a CF. — Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) July 14, 2013 He didn't give any names...

Ben Revere Has Broken Foot

The Phillies will be without their most consistent hitter for some time. In game one of Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox, Revere broke his ankle, according to many media outlets. This is devastating news for the Phillies, who have thrived under Revere's dominant play over the last couple...

Phils' Revere to miss 6-to-8 weeks

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday for a broken right foot.The...

Erik Kratz Replaces Ben Revere On Active Roster

The Phillies have activated catcher Erik Kratz from the disabled list to take the place of injured Ben Revere on the Phillies active roster. Revere broke his ankle by fouling off a pitch during yesterday's 5-4 loss to Milwaukee. He was replaced in the second game by John Mayberry. No,...

Mayberry Bails Out Papelbon, Phils End Half at .500

John Mayberry Jr. singled with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the tenth after Jonathan Papelbon‘s blew his fifth save to grab a 4-3 victory for the Phillies. The win puts the Phillies at 48-48 entering the All-Star break and, coupled with today’s Braves loss, puts them just 6.5 games behind the Atlanta Braves in the NL East race. The 48-48 mark is 6.5 game better...

Phillies 4, White Sox 3(10)

John Mayberry Jr. sent the Philadelphia Phillies in the right direction going into the All-Star break. Mayberry hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting Philadelphia over the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Sunday. The Phillies have won nine of 13 and stand 6 1/2 games behind NL East-leading Atlanta. ''It's definitely exciting to pull that one out,'...

Philadelphia Phillies Activate Erik Kratz

The Philadelphia Phillies gained one player but lost another as they activated catcher Erik Kratz from the 15-day disabled list while placing outfielder Ben Revere on it with a right foot fracture. Kratz looks to be the third catcher as Carlos Ruiz is a bit banged up where as Revere does not have a timetable set for his return, but a minimum of a month is the early prognosis. The...

Cesar Hernandez to Receive "Extensive Work" in Center Field

Any way you slice it, the Philadelphia Phillies' chances of making a remarkable comeback took a hit last week when center fielder Ben Revere fouled a ball off of his foot, resulting in a break that would require surgery to repair and place him on the shelf for the next...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.