Worth noting

Worth noting

• Outfielder Steve Susdorf, whom the Phillies designated for assignment Monday, cleared waivers and was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday.

• If the Phillies beat the Giants Thursday, it will be their first series victory since taking two of three from the White Sox on July 12-14.

Stephen Pianovich is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.