Phillies Place Zack Wheeler on the 15-Day IL

Ah, typical Philly sports. The good news for Phillies fans has quickly come to an end.

The Philadelphia Phillies announced starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has been placed on the 15-day injured list with forearm tendinitis. The move to the IL is retroactive to August 22. Bailey Falter will start in his place on Friday against Pittsburgh.

Wheeler has struggled in his last seven outings going 3-3 with a 4.40 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP.

Phillies Pitcher Corey Knebel Placed on the 60-Day IL

The Philadelphia Phillies have made a series of roster moves official.

As previously reported, the team has placed Seranthony Dominguez on the 10-day injured list and called up RHP Tyler Cyr from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. To make room for Cyr on the 40-man roster, the Phillies have placed RHP Corey Knebel on the 60-day injured list with a torn shoulder capsule.

His season is over.

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