Bruce (hamstring) is available to pinch hit Monday against Washington, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Bruce's hamstring is still too sore for him to start, but it doesn't appear as though he'll be out much longer. Sean Rodriguez starts in left field in his absence.
Bruce (hamstring) remains on the bench Monday against Washington. Bruce was expected to miss a game or two after leaving Saturday's game against the Braves with left hamstring tightness, and it looks as though he'll be missing at least two. The Phillies had an opportunity to send Bruce to the injured list if necessary with Roman Quinn returning from a groin injury Monday, but the team elected to option Nick Williams instead, indicating that Bruce is expected to return soon. Sean Rodriguez starts in left field in his absence.
Bruce (hamstring) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Braves. Bruce has been battling a tight left hamstring over the last few days, so he was expected to take a seat for the series finale after exiting Saturday's contest. According to Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the team is confident the veteran outfielder will only require a couple days to recover and won't need a trip to the injured list.
Bruce (hamstring) is unlikely to play Sunday versus the Braves but shouldn't miss more than a game or two, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Bruce has apparently been nursing a tight left hamstring over the last few days, and the team opted to exercise some caution and remove him after he was thrown out at the plate in the third inning. Nick Williams took over in left field following Bruce's departure and is the likely candidate to start Sunday in his absence.
Bruce was removed from Saturday's game against the Braves with left hamstring tightness, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports. Bruce was thrown out on a play at the plate to finish the third inning and left the game after playing one additional frame in left field. The 32-year-old should be considered day-to-day until the severity of the injury is determined. Nick Williams took over in the outfield for the Phillies.
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