3 Phillies players who might not be on the roster by May 1

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2) Phillies pitcher McKinley Moore might not be on the roster by May 1

With injuries to Ranger Suarez, Cristopher Sanchez, and Rule-5 pick Noah Song, the Phillies have had to piece together the back end of their pitching staff. Matt Strahm has been starting games, and McKinley Moore is currently the last man in the bullpen.

Moore was acquired by the Philllies for Adam Hasely and struck out 12.9 batters per nine last season for AA Reading. He earned an early-season call-up by Philadelphia thanks to his 9,1 scoreless innings this spring. Unfortunately, his two MLB outings have gone poorly, and as a reliever with options, he'll likely go down at some point.

Moore allowed three runs while recording just four outs in his MLB debut against the Marlins. Fortunately the Phillies were up 13-0 when that happened. Moore allowed a run in an inning of work last night in a Philadelphia loss.

Moore will likely be one of those relievers shuttled up and down from the minors to the majors. The Phillies only have a couple of arms they'd realistically send down, and Moore is one of them.