Phils' Freddy Galvis hospitalized

Updated: March 21, 2014, 3:51 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis has been hospitalized with a staph infection in his leg, the team confirmed Friday morning.

General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said that Galvis is being treated with antibiotics, both orally and through an IV. He is being checked for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a staph bacteria resistant to many antibiotics.

Galvis will begin the season on the disabled list. It appears the Phillies will also open the season without ...

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