The Phillies announced Monday that outfielder Zach Collier has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Double-A Reading, MLB.com reports. Collier was designated for assignment Monday to clear a 40-man roster spot. The former first-round pick has hit .228/.307/.316 in 136 at-bats with Reading this season.
The Phillies purchased the contract of catcher Koyie Hill from Triple-A Lehigh Valley Friday, to take the place of Carlos Ruiz, who was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Zach Collier was designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for the Phillies.
The Philadelphia Phillies continued shaping their roster Saturday and reassigned the following players to their minor-league camp: pitchers Jonathan Pettibone, Adam Morgan, Ethan Martin, J.C. Ramirez, Joe Savery and Kyle Simon, catcher Tommy Joseph, third baseman Cody Asche, outfielder Zach Collier and second baseman Michael Martinez.
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