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Report: Corey Knebel is Day to Day With Shoulder Discomfort

View the original article to see embedded media. Philadelphia Phillies Manager Rob Thomson has listed closer Corey Knebel as "day to day," per's Todd Zolecki. Knebel's shoulder had been giving him issues since warming up on Saturday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Although, according to Zolecki, Knebel felt fine after throwing on Sunday.
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Phillies remove Corey Knebel from closer's role after latest meltdown vs. Marlins

The Philadelphia Phillies are 9-2 since firing Joe Girardi two weeks ago, though the bullpen remains far from reliable. On Wednesday, interim manager Rob Thomson said veteran righty Corey Knebel has been removed from the closer's role following Tuesday night's meltdown against the Marlins, according to NBC Sports Philadelphia. The Phillies will go closer by committee for now.
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Phillies to use Corey Knebel in lower leverage situations, operate closer-by-committee

Philadelphia Phillies closer Corey Knebel was evaluated for shoulder tightness over the weekend, but returned to the mound on Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins. The appearance didn't go as planned however, as the 2017 All-Star with the Milwaukee Brewers was roughed up for three runs (0 earned) on one hit and two walks and didn't retire any of the four batters he faced as he took with the loss.

Corey Knebel removed as Phillies closer

Recently minted Phillies manager Rob Thomson told Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia Wednesday that Corey Knebel is out as the team’s closer, for the time being. Signed to a one-year, $10M deal this past offseason, Knebel hasn’t demonstrated the same sharpness he did in last year’s campaign with the Dodgers. While this season’s 3.24 ERA through 25 innings is plenty respectable, his 20.7% strikeout rate is far from his career average while his 14.4% walk rate ranks amongst the worst in the league. Knebel’s four blown saves also stand as the highest mark in the league at the moment.
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Phillies Drop Corey Knebel From Closer Role

Corey Knebel out as Phillies closer, team will use committee approach for now originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia. The closer position has been a consistent problem for the Phillies in recent seasons and the offseason addition of Corey Knebel has not solved it. Knebel blew his fourth save in...

Corey Knebel and the Phillies ruin Rhys Hoskins’ big night

As the Philadelphia Phillies continued their series against the Miami Marlins, the team found themselves in an early hole. Zach Eflin, who took the mound against Trevor Rogers, got into some immediate trouble giving up a total of four earned runs in the first inning. From there, Eflin would be quite efficient, but the deficit was already set, and the Phillies were already at a disadvantage.

Phillies to move Corey Knebel out of closer’s role

Before Wednesday’s series finale against the Marlins, Rob Thomson said that the Phillies are moving Corey Knebel out of the closer’s role. In the interim, the team is going with a “closer by committee strategy.”. “First of all, I wanted to make sure that he was healthy,”...