MLB News: The Philadelphia Phillies recalled pitcher Jonathan Pettibone from Triple-A Lehigh Valley while optioning pitcher Joe Savery to the same affiliate on Monday. Pettibone will make a spot start tonight and has a shot at becoming a long term answer if he does well. Savery has a good shot at being called up again sometime during the year.
Fantasy Ramifications: Neither provide much fantasy value although depending on how weak that you are in starting pitching, he may not be a bad plug in from time to time in National League-only formats. . But if you read Jonathan Stulberg’s article the other day, there are better ways to plug your pitching deficiencies.