Joaquin Benoit turned in a spotless ninth inning to record his first save as the Phillies' newly-anointed closer on Saturday against the Nationals.
Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said Monday that Joaquin Benoit will be the team's closer for the time being.
Joaquin Benoit returned to the mound Tuesday and pitched a scoreless innings despite hitting two batters and walking another.
Joaquin Benoit hasn't appeared in a Grapefruit League game in over a week due to an infection in the beck of his neck.
Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer considers Joaquin Benoit the favorite to close for the Phillies this season.
Phillies signed RHP Joaquin Benoit to a one-year, $7.5 million contract.
Joaquin Benoit will make $7.5 million on his new one-year free agent contract with the Phillies.
Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports that the Phillies are closing in on a deal with free agent right-hander Joaquin Benoit.
Joaquin Benoit (calf) has resumed running and plans to pitch in 2017.
Joaquin Benoit (calf) is no longer using crutches and has resumed throwing on flat ground.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Tuesday that Joaquin Benoit (calf) won't be ready for the ALCS.
Blue Jays trainer George Poulis said Joaquin Benoit's recovery from a torn calf muscle has gone "very slow."
Joaquin Benoit has been diagnosed with a torn muscle in his calf.
Joaquin Benoit (calf) was seen leaving the clubhouse on crutches.