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Victor Arano has been placed on the 15-day injured list with left knee inflammation on Monday.
Arano has been one of the National's most active relievers this season pitching to the tune of 5.01 ERA, one save with a 25:4 strikeout-to-walk ratio over 23.1 innings. He's not currently on the radar in standard leagues but managers may want to keep an eye on him when he returns in very deep leagues.
The Phillies blew a 4-1 lead in the sixth inning Tuesday, losing to the Nationals, 10-4. Victor Arano took the loss, allowing four runs on four hits in one inning. He gave up two home runs, as his record fell to 1-2 with a 2.79 ERA.
Arano's ERA jumped nearly a run over his last two outings. He's still having a solid overall season, striking out 51 and walking just 14 in 48 2/3 innings. Despite the two home runs allowed on Tuesday, he's given up just four home runs this season.
The Phillies improved to 10-games above .500 with a 4-1 win over the Orioles on Wednesday. Victor Arano pitched the final two innings, earning his first Major League save. He allowed just a single base runner on a walk and struck out three.
Arano has had an excellent week, earning his first win of the season and his first save. He's allowed eight runs in 31 innings, striking out 33 and walking nine. Arano has kept the ball in the park, surrendering just one home run this season.
The Phillies defeated the Nationals on Saturday by the score of 3-2. Victor Arano got the win in relief, allowing just one hit and a walk. The win was his first in the Major Leagues. Arano lowered his ERA to 2.57 for the season.
Arano has quietly been very effective. In 28 innings, he's allowed 23 hits and eight earned runs, striking out 30 and walking seven. Arano has been exceptional at keeping the ball in the park, allowing just one home run this season.
Victor Arano has been part of a stellar pitching staff so far this season for the Phillies. He threw two shutout innings in Sunday's 3-2 win, striking out one. He allowed his first base runners of the season, giving up a hit and walking two.
Arano has been nearly perfect in his eight outings. He's allowed just one hit and two walks, while striking out 11 in 10 1/3 innings. His WHIP is a microscopic 0.29. In 17 career game, Arano has an ERA of 0.95.