Jeff Francoeur and the Phillies were stifled by Bartolo Colon for the second time in less than a week during Monday night's 3-1 loss to the Mets.
Pete Mackanin said the Phillies expect three players to be promoted from Triple A but he would not name them at the time.
Since his Aug. 18 call-up, outfielder Aaron Altherr has quickly become acclimated with the majors and has earned the opportunity for more playing time.


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Tonight's Lineup: Altherr in 3-hole again; Hernandez stays at 2B 16h Jordan Hall Comments (2)
For the fourth straight game, Aaron Altherr will start and bat in the Phillies' three-hole tonight, while Cesar Hernandez stays at second base. Read More »
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Jake Arrieta struck out 12 batters en route to throwing his first no-hitter Sunday night as the Cubs no-hit the Dodgers, 2-0. Read More »
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