Earlier on Friday, the Phillies announced infielder Freddy Galvis will begin the season on the DL due to a staph infection in his leg. That is not the only concern, however. Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News reports Galvis is also being tested for MRSA.
“I’m not really sure what the timetable would be if it’s just a staph infection,” said GM Ruben Amaro Jr. to Lawrence. “But right now, we’re more concerned about his overall health than anything else. We’ll see how it goes. We’ll find out a little more about it when they do some more studies today.”
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