The Philadelphia Phillies placed outfielder Cristian Pache on the 10-day injured list Friday with right elbow irritation
The Phillies put infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison (wrist) on the IL earlier this week. The team replaced Harrison and Pache on the active roster Friday by calling up infielder Drew Ellis from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and outfielder Johan Rojas from Double-A Reading
Pache’s designation is retroactive to Tuesday. The 24-year-old is batting .327 with two homers and eight RBIs in 32 games in his first season with Philadelphia.
Ellis, 27, batted .222 with two homers and three RBIs in eight games with the Phillies last month
Rojas, 22, is batting .306 with nine homers, 45 RBIs and 30 stolen bases in 76 games this season at Reading. He leads the Eastern League in hits (98), runs (56) and triples (five).
Rojas is ranked as the No. 6 overall prospect in the Philadelphia system by MLB.com.
The Phillies open a four-game series against the visiting San Diego Padres on Friday
–Field Level Media