The Phillies were optimistic that Aaron Altherr would just need a few days off before returning from a hamstring injury. Unfortunately, it’s going to be more like three or four weeks before he returns.
In the last week, Mark Leiter has picked up his first win at both the Triple-A and Major League levels. Both wins came as a starter, after starting the season as a reliever. So just who is Mark Leiter and what is his role with the Phillies?