Thursday's rundown of minor moves from around the league...
- The Phillies announced that Steve Susdorf has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. MLBTR's Tim Dierkes was the first to report that the 27-year-old outfielder had been designated for assignment in order to clear a roster spot for third base prospect Cody Asche. Susdorf went 1-for-7 with a double in his brief three-game stint with the Phils, and he's batting .335/.419/.428 in 229 plate appearances at Triple-A this season.
- With Susdorf outrighted, five players remain in DFA limbo: Joe Martinez of the Indians, Jason Bay of the Mariners, Brad Hawpe of the Angels, Yusmeiro Petit of the Giants and Ted Lilly of the Dodgers.
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