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Phils put Mayberry on DL and recall Ruf

Tuesday - 7/22/2014, 5:19pm  ET

Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton (2) dives back to first base as the ball gets away from Philadelphia Phillies first baseman John Mayberry Jr. (15) in the third inning of a baseball game in Atlanta, Sunday, July 20, 2014. Upton advanced to second on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of left wrist inflammation, and the Philadelphia Phillies have recalled outfielder Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Mayberry last played on Sunday in Atlanta and is batting .213 with six homers and 21 RBIs. He has three homers and 11 RBIs as a pinch hitter, both big league highs.

Ruf is 1 for 10 with the Phillies this year and was demoted to the minors in late May, He broke his left wrist and hurt a knee after running in a wall in early June and returned this month.


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