Phillies' Revere breaks right foot, will head to DL
Summary of 10 articles · Updated Jul 16, 2013
Phillies center fielder Ben Revere will have surgery Tuesday on his broken right foot and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. Phillies center fielder Ben Revere said Sunday he could miss six to eight weeks because of a broken right ankle. Revere fell to the ground after hitting the ball off his foot, but he shook it off and stayed in. In Revere, the Phillies lose one of their two consistently above-average defenders and base-stealing threats; the other is Jimmy Rollins. Raikin at the Rothman Institute today, and the news likely will mean Revere will be out for 2 months. He suffered the injury on a foul ball off his foot in the 11th inning of the game, a 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Still, he managed to convince the Twins' organization to let him return, his fractured orbital bone shielded by a specially configured helmet.