IF Andy Phillips is recalled. Let us all rejoice.
Somewhere, Dusty Baker is shedding a tear. Here is the press release from the Reds:
The Reds today optioned to Class AAA Louisville OF Corey Patterson, selected from Louisville the contract of IF Andy Phillips and transferred to the 60-day disabled list SS Alex Gonzalez.
Patterson hit .200 in 45g and 29 starts for the Reds.
Gonzalez has been on the DL all season with a compression fracture in his left knee.
Phillips has spent the season at Louisville (40g, .315, 5hr, 22rbi, 2sb)…for the Bats he appeared in 53g at 1B, 51g at 3B, 7g at 2B and 34g at DH… he will wear uniform number 46.