Phillies place right-hander Luis Garcia on DL

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 24, 2014 at 2:03 pm •  Published: May 24, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have placed right-hander Luis Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.

Righty David Buchanan was called up from Triple-A and will make his major league debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday. Buchanan is taking Cliff Lee's spot in the rotation. Lee has an injured elbow.

Garcia had a 15.75 ERA in three appearances. Buchanan was 5-1 with a 3.98 ERA at Lehigh Valley.