After going 0-8 in three games with the IronPigs, Brian Schneider was activated by the Phils replacing Paul Hoover as the backup catcher. Hoover was designated for assignment but must clear waivers before returning to Lehigh Valley. He hit .278 with two RBIs in six games (five starts) while he filled in for Schneider and Ruiz. The odds of him clearing waivers are not good with a few NL teams in need of a backup catcher. Just taking a quick look at the other NL rosters, here are some possible destinations for Hoover:
Three game series with the Mets starts tomorrow!