Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper was placed on the paternity list on Friday and will miss most, if not all, of the weekend series against the Marlins. Maikel Franco will take his place on the roster. (Matt Gelb on Twitter)
Harper was just heating up for the Phillies, but now he will miss up to three games while being placed on the paternity list. He is only allowed to be on the list for three games, so he will return for Monday's game against the Pirates at the latest.