Phillies place David Robertson on 10-day injured list

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The Phillies announced on Monday that closer David Robertson has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to right elbow soreness. Pitcher Drew Anderson has been recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Robertson, 34, signed a two-year, $23 million contract with the Phillies in January. He had an abysmal start to the season, yielding runs in each of his first three appearances. He allowed four runs in total on five hits and five walks with one strikeout in two innings. Robertson appeared to figure things out, however, putting together four consecutive scoreless outings since.

Anderson, 25, has made one start in the minors thus far, serving up four runs on eight hits and two walks with two strikeouts in four innings. In the majors, he owns a career 7.80 ERA in a small sample of 15 innings.

Seranthony Domínguez figures to see the majority of save chances while Robertson is out.

Kyle Gibson, Orioles finalize 1-year, $10M contract

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SAN DIEGO – Right-hander Kyle Gibson and the Baltimore Orioles finalized a one-year, $10 million contract.

The 35-year-old would receive a $150,000 assignment bonus if traded, payable by the receiving team. He also can earn a $25,000 bonus if he is elected or selected for the All-Star team. Gibson was an All-Star in 2021.

Gibson was 10-8 with a 5.05 ERA in 31 starts for Philadelphia last season. He also pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings in two relief appearances in the postseason for the NL champions.

Baltimore gained another experienced arm as it looks to build on its surprising season. After losing 110 games the previous year, the Orioles contended for an AL wild card for much of the summer before finishing 83-79 for the franchise’s first winning record since 2016.

Gibson was an AL All-Star in 2021, going 6-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 19 starts for Texas. He was traded to Philadelphia that July, and he went 4-6 with a 5.09 ERA in 12 appearances for the Phillies down the stretch.

The 6-foot-6 Gibson was selected by Minnesota in the first round of the 2009 amateur draft. He made his big league debut with the Twins in 2013.

He spent his first first seven seasons with Minnesota, going 67-68 with a 4.52 ERA in 193 games, including 188 starts. He had his best year in 2018, finishing with a career-low 3.62 ERA in a career-best 196 2/3 innings.

Gibson, who signed a $28 million, three-year contract with Texas in December 2019, is 89-91 with a 4.52 ERA in 267 major league games.