Phillies’ Casper Wells to DL with vision problems
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed outfielder Casper Wells on
the disabled list because of vision problems two days after he took
the loss as an emergency pitcher in an 18-inning game.
The Phillies purchased the contract of utility man Pete Orr on
Monday from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to fill Wells’ roster spot.
Wells has been part of five organizations this year. The
28-year-old was previously with the Mariners, Blue Jays, Athletics
and White Sox. He was 0 for 7 and gave up five runs when he pitched
in the 18th inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on
Overall, he was batting .128 with one RBI in 94 at-bats this
To make room on the 40-man roster, Ryan Howard was transferred
to the 60-day DL.