Phillies’ Trea Turner is expected to be out six weeks due to a hamstring injury

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Trea Turner was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday due to a left hamstring strain, but he will likely be out much longer.

Turner told reporters in Philadelphia that he expects to be out about six weeks.

If that projected timeline holds, Turner should miss about 30 games and could return sometime around June 15.

Turner suffered the injury in the fourth inning of the Phillies’ 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday evening. After a pitch deflected off the glove of Giants catcher Tom Murphy, Turner showed his incredible speed by scoring from second base on a passed ball. But he told reporters that he felt something in his left hamstring a few steps before crossing home plate.

Turner was replaced at short stop by Edmundo Sosa in the top of the fifth inning.

It will be tough sledding for the Phillies (22-11) without Turner in the lineup. The 30-year-old is hitting .343/.392/.460 with 10 doubles and 10 stolen bases in 33 games this season.

To take Turner’s place on the 26-man roster, the Phillies recalled infielder Kody Clemens from the Triple A Lehigh Valley IronPigs.