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Escalona Down, Walker Up

It’s your daily Phillies roster move …

The Phillies optioned left-hander Sergio Escalona to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. They purchased the contract of Lehigh Valley right-hander Tyler Walker to take his place. As suggested last night, the Phillies’ bullpen has been so overworked lately that they needed another fresh arm for the series finale today against the Red Sox.

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Phillies Sign Walker

The Phillies have signed right-hander Tyler Walker to a Minor League contract.

He will report to extended Spring Training this weekend in Clearwater.

Walker, 32, went 5-8 with a 4.56 ERA in 65 appearances last season for the Giants. The Mariners signed him as a free agent in January before they released him March 29.

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