Suarez has yet to arrive at camp due to visa issues, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Suarez is one of five Phillies absent for that reason, as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic interferes with international travel. If the delay lasts too long it would mean the lefty won't have time to ramp up as a starter, though he was always a long shot at best to open the season in a big-league rotation spot. Suarez will stand a decent chance at winning a bullpen role but isn't a lock to do so.

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