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Phils Welcome Back Dane Sardinha

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Phils Welcome Back Dane Sardinha

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Dane Sardinha is back in the majors.

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With Carlos Ruiz on the shelf for a few days with a balky back the Phillies reached down to the farm for a little catching help.

Dane Sardinha was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to backup Brian Schneider.

To make room for the 32-year-old veteran backstop the Phillies sent ineffective reliever Mike Zagurski back to the farm. In two games with the Phils the 28-year-old lefty was 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA in 1 1/3 innings.

Sardinha, a career .151 batter, batted .205 with two doubles and three homers in 13 games last season with the Phightins.

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