Phillies' Vance Worley placed on DL, to undergo elbow surgery
Phillies right-hander Vance Worley has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo elbow surgery soon.
|Vance Worley is 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA in his last five starts. (AP)|
The Phillies' Vance Worley has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo right elbow surgery with the next week to 10 days, the team announced on Wednesday.
Worley was diagnoses with calcium deposits in the lining of his right elbow in May and tried to ptich through the pain. Even after Tuesday's loss to the Mets, he said he's not feeling pain in his elbow. Worley started the game against the Mets and blew a 4-1 lead, leaving after 4 1/3 innings and just 60 pitches.
"It hasn't affected me," Worley told reports on Tuesday (via CSNPhilly.com). "I'm just not getting pitches where I need to get them. It's all about pitch location. That's why I got beat tonight and pulled from the game.
"I don't feel anything at all. I'm just having a tough stretch."
Worley, 24, is 6-9 with a 4.20 ERA in 23 starts for Philadelphia this season. In his last five starts he's 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA and 2-5 with a 5.80 ERA in his last 11.
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