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Notebook: Gordon Activated, But Is He Ready?

Notebook: Gordon Activated, But Is He Ready?

Tom Gordon spent over two months on the DL before being activated after Sunday night's game against St. Louis. While Gordon is back on the active roster, he's not going to step right back into the closer's role and there are questions about just how ready he really is.

Late-inning reliever Tom Gordon has rejoined the Phillies. How much relief he provides remains to be seen. Gordon, who hasn't pitched since May 1 due to a rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder and a respiratory infection that landed him in the hospital for five days, was activated from the disabled list Sunday and will be available to pitch Monday night in Los Angeles. But Gordon admitted his...

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