Phillies Call Up Savery for Injured Lannan

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Phillies Call Up Savery for Injured Lannan
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The Phillies recalled lefty Joe Savery from the Triple A Lehigh Valley IronPigs Thursday night to replace injured John Lannan, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier in the day (see story). Lannan left the Phillies' game on Wednesday night against the Reds after just 1 2/3 innings, and on Thursday he was diagnosed with what general manager Ruben Amaro called a “fairly serious” quad strain. He's expected to miss six to eight weeks.

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