|May 9 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-The Philadelphia Phillies have selected the contract of infielder Reid Brignac from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to take the roster spot of Freddy Galvis, who was optioned to the team's top minor league club. Galvis was sent down Thursday night after Philadelphia lost its fourth straight.
Analysis: Galvis had just two hits in 42 at-bats (.048) this season. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Galvis needs at-bats after missing time in March with an infection in his left knee. Sandberg says he may have been rushed up.
|Mar. 21 12:22 PM PT1:22 PM MT2:22 PM CT3:22 PM ET15:22 ET19:22 GMT3:22 12:22 PM MST2:22 PM EST2:52 PM VEN23:22 UAE1:22 PM CT-Galvis has been hospitalized with a staph infection and is being tested for a potentially deadly strain of the bacteria.
Analysis: General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Friday that Galvis is being treated with antibiotics, both orally and through an IV. He is being checked for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a staph bacteria resistant to many antibiotics. Amaro says Galvis would open the season on the disabled list.