Antonio Bastardo has accepted a 50-game performance-enhancing drug suspension from MLB.
Antonio Bastardo has a 2.35 ERA through 19 appearances despite a mediocre 1.43 WHIP.
Phillies avoided arbitration with LHP Antonio Bastardo by agreeing to a one-year, $1.4 million contract.
Antonio Bastardo tossed a scoreless inning Wednesday in the Phillies' 7-6 defeat of the Rockies.
Antonio Bastardo is not expected to be available Saturday.
Antonio Bastardo is currently sidelined due to a cut above his left eye which was suffered as a result of a self-inflicted weight room injury.
Slowed by forearm tightness for much of the spring, Antonio Bastardo said he "finally had some life in his arm" against the Yankees on Friday.
Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee said Tuesday that he has some "mild concern" about Antonio Bastardo's lack of velocity this spring.
Antonio Bastardo said Thursday that his decreased velocity this spring is a result of tightness in his muscles.
Antonio Bastardo threw a scoreless 2/3 inning in the Phillies' NLDS Game 2 loss to the Cardinals.
Antonino Bastardo's struggles continued on Sunday, as he recorded only one out while surrendering three runs on three hits and two walks.
Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee said Friday that Antonio Bastardo has been tipping his pitches recently.
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel doesn't believe Antonio Bastardo's recent struggles are due to fatigue.
Antonio Bastardo admits that his left arm feels tired.