PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Phillies have placed rookie third baseman Maikel Franco on the 15-day disabled list because of a fractured wrist.
Franco was hit by a pitch on his left wrist last Tuesday at Arizona. He missed the next four games.
Outfielder Aaron Altherr was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to take Franco's roster spot. Altherr hit .293 with 14 homers and 67 RBIs in the minors this season.
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Franco is batting .277 with 13 homers, 48 RBIs and 22 doubles.