Phillies place Joe Blanton on 15-day DL

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Joe Blanton throws in the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees in Clearwater, Fla., Sunday, March 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

April 28, 2011 3:38:53 PM PDT
The Philadelphia Phillies have put right-hander Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury.

Vance Worley will be recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start against the New York Mets on Friday night. Worley was 2-2 with a 2.78 ERA in four starts for the IronPigs.

Blanton is 0-1 with a 5.92 ERA in four starts. The Phillies say he has an impingement in his elbow.

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