• Darin Ruf played 60 games in left field and 19 games at first base with Triple-A Lehigh Valley, but expect to see him almost exclusively at first base while with the Phillies.
The Phillies' outfield is crowded, with Domonic Brown, Ben Revere, Delmon Young, John Mayberry Jr. and Laynce Nix. The club needs a first baseman with Ryan Howard expected to miss six to eight weeks following left knee surgery.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.