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MLB Injury News:
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed left-handed starting pitcher John Lannan on the 15-day disabled list due to a knee injury, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly.
Phillies place Lannan on DL. No move to replace yet. Adam Morgan is pitching today for Lehigh.
— Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN) April 18, 2013
The injury has officially been termed as a strained quadriceps tendon in Lannan's left knee. The southpaw said he initially experienced pain in his knee during his previous start, last Friday against the Miami Marlins. He then felt something tweak after throwing a few pitches on Wednesday night. Lannan remained in the game against the Cincinnati Reds, ultimately allowing six runs on eight hits over 1 2/3 innings.
Prior to his most recent appearance, Lannan had been a solid over his first two starts for the Phillies. By the time he exited Wednesday, his ERA ballooned to 6.14. Philadelphia has recalled left-hander Joe Savery from Triple-A to replace Lannan on the roster.
It's unclear who the Phils will use to replace Lannan in their rotation, but Triple-A right-hander Tyler Cloyd would appear to be in consideration.
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