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Phillies recall left-handed pitcher Jose Alvarado from Lehigh Valley

May 22, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jose Alvarado (46) throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Phillies recalled pitcher Jose Alvarado from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and optioned fellow left-hander Cristopher Sanchez to the IronPigs on Sunday.

Alvarado, 27, is 0-1 with a 7.62 ERA in 17 relief appearances with the Phillies this season. He is 1-0 with one save and a 0.00 ERA in four games with Lehigh Valley.

Alvarado owns a 9-17 record with 20 saves and a 3.93 ERA in 230 games (one start) for the Tampa Bay Rays (2017-20) and Phillies.

Sanchez, 25, is 0-1 with a 4.60 ERA in eight appearances (one start) for Philadelphia this year. He is 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA in three games (two starts) with the IronPigs.

–Field Level Media