Phillies Designate Humberto Quintero For Assignment

The Phillies announced that they have designated Humberto Quintero for assignment and selected the contract of Michael Martinez from Triple-A.

The 33-year-old Quintero signed a minor league contract with the Phillies this offseason as depth given Carlos Ruiz's suspension. He was designated for assignment by the Phils once already this season and outrighted to Triple-A after clearing waivers. In a small sample size of 68 plate appearances, the veteran is batting .250/.294/.406 with a pair of homers.


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