Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Phillies placed
pitcher John Lannan on the 15-day disabled list with a strained quadriceps
tendon on Thursday.
Lannan, who received a one-year, $2.5 million contract this offseason, had a
2.77 ERA and held opposing hitters to a .177 batting average in two starts
this season before allowing six runs on eight hits over 1 2/3 innings on
Wednesday against Cincinnati.
The 28-year-old southpaw has made 137 career starts with the Nationals
(2007-12) and Phillies, going 42-53 with a 4.05 ERA.
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