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Phils put Mayberry on DL and recall Ruf

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 22, 2014 at 4:07 pm •  Published: July 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of left wrist inflammation, and the Philadelphia Phillies have recalled outfielder Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Mayberry last played on Sunday in Atlanta and is batting .213 with six homers and 21 RBIs. He has three homers and 11 RBIs as a pinch hitter, both big league highs.

Ruf is 1 for 10 with the Phillies this year and was demoted to the minors in late May, He broke his left wrist and hurt a knee after running in a wall in early June and returned this month.