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Phillies reinstate LHP Jose Alvarado from injured list

Fri Jun 9 3:31pm ET
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The Philadelphia Phillies reinstated reliever Jose Alvarado from the 15-day injured list on Friday.

The 28-year-old left-hander landed on the IL on May 10 with inflammation in his pitching elbow.

Prior to the injury, Alvarado posted a 0.63 ERA with no decisions and five saves in 14 appearances.

He has struck out 24 batters and walked none in 14 1/3 innings this season.

The Phillies optioned right-hander Connor Brogdon to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room on the roster.

Brogdon, 28, is 2-1 with a 4.03 ERA in 27 appearances this season. He has 26 strikeouts in 29 innings.

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