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Domonic Brown | Outfielder

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/3/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 223
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Domonic Brown homered for the second consecutive game as the Phillies topped the Braves 9-3 on Friday.
Brown belted his first long ball of the season on Thursday and felt so good that he decided to repeat the effort on Friday night. It's the first time that he has homered in consecutive contests since early June 2013 when he clobbered 11 in a span of 15 ballgames. He finished the night 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI and also swiped his third base of the season. Jul 31 - 10:35 PM

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Domonic Brown went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Thursday as the Phillies topped the Braves 4-1.

With Ben Revere likely exiting, the door is open for Brown to get fairly regular playing time the rest of the way, should he show anything to justify it. He has gone 12-for-28 with three extra-base hits since July 20. It's something to build on.
Jul 30 - 10:48 PM

Domonic Brown went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Friday's loss to the Braves.

The poor game is nothing new for Brown, who is currently hitting just .186/.273/.237 in 59 at-bats. The Phillies have committed to giving him playing time. There's no reason that fantasy owners have to do likewise.
Jul 3 - 10:46 PM

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said that Domonic Brown will "get some chances to start" and will "be playing right field for the most part."

Sandberg will "mix and match and try to rotate the guys as I see fit." Brown hasn't exactly killed the ball in the minors this season, batting .260/.315/.366 across 58 games, although he did hit better of late before being recalled. It's clear that he's not going to be playing every day, and that combined with his struggles last season makes him a pretty unappealing option in mixed leagues at the moment.

Phillies recalled OF Domonic Brown from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Brown has played better recently, hitting .364 with three RBI over his last five games with Lehigh Valley. The 27-year-old is expected to play right field, although he won't be a regular right away. Struggling OF/1B Darin Ruff was sent down in the corresponding roster move.
Jun 13 - 7:53 PM

Phillies activated OF Domonic Brown from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Brown is now recovered from left Achilles tendinitis, but he batted just .189 (10-for-53) with one home run and a .573 OPS over 15 games between High-A Clearwater and Triple-A Lehigh Valley during his minor league rehab assignment. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg hinted at the possibility of him staying in Triple-A on Monday, so this decision doesn't come as a big surprise, but it shows how far he's fallen in the organization's eyes. Jeff Francoeur and Grady Sizemore will continue to see playing time in the Phillies' outfield for now.
Apr 28 - 1:34 PM

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg indicated Monday that it's possible Domonic Brown (Achilles) could be sent to Triple-A Lehigh Valley once activated from the disabled list on Wednesday.

"I don't know that he's ready (to face major league pitching)," Sandberg said of Brown, who is hitting just .188/.298/.292 on his rehab assignment. The Phillies must do something with the outfielder, as his rehab clock runs out after Tuesday. It's hard to believe they wouldn't think Brown is a better option than Jeff Francoeur in right field, but it wouldn't be the first time Philly has made an odd decision.
Apr 27 - 5:53 PM

Domonic Brown (Achilles) said Friday that he feels "outstanding" health wise as he nears his return to the Phillies next week.

Brown has been on an extended minor league rehab assignment at Triple-A Lehigh Valley where he has gone 3-for-24 with three walks and five strikeouts. The Phillies wanted him to get as many at-bats as possible to get his timing back before rejoining the big league club. His last game with the Iron Pigs should be Sunday or Monday.
Apr 25 - 8:55 AM

Domonic Brown (Achilles) is expected to use his full 20-day allotment during his rehab assignment.

Brown hasn't had issues with his left Achilles, but he's not hitting much so the Phillies plan to leave him at Triple-A Lehigh Valley in hopes that he figures things out. "It's kind of up to him when he finds his stride to get hot with the bat," manager Ryne Sandberg said. "I think that would be important for him." Brown's 20th rehab day is next Tuesday.
Apr 21 - 8:31 PM

Domonic Brown (heel) will continue his minor league rehab assignment Friday with Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Brown, who began the season on the disabled list with tendinitis in his left Achilles, went 4-for-14 (.286) with a home run over five games with High-A Clearwater. It's unclear how many games he'll play in Triple-A before being activated. The Phillies have been relying on a combination of Jeff Francoeur and Grady Sizemore in right field during his absence.
Apr 16 - 5:25 PM

Domonic Brown (heel) played in his fifth rehab game Wednesday with High-A Clearwater.

Brown will soon jump to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and he should be back in the major leagues by early next week. He is recovering from tendinitis in his left Achilles. Jeff Francoeur and Grady Sizemore have been splitting the playing time in right field for the Phillies, and Francoeur even batted cleanup on Wednesday night against the Mets.
Apr 16 - 9:39 AM

Domonic Brown (heel) went 0-for-2 with a pair of strikeouts in his first minor league rehab game with High-A Clearwater on Thursday.

Brown is in the process of recovering from tendinitis in his left Achilles and is expected to be ready to rejoin the Phillies in the middle of next week. It'd be nice to see him get the bat going a bit in the minor leagues before jumping right into the big league lineup though.
Apr 9 - 9:25 PM

Domonic Brown (heel) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday night.

Brown opened the season on the disabled list with tendinitis in his left Achilles. He's trending in the right direction now and should be ready to join the Phillies' active roster sometime early next week. His rehab assignment will start at High-A Clearwater and probably last three or four games.
Apr 9 - 1:24 PM

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said that Domonic Brown (Achilles) would begin the season on the DL.

Brown was diagnosed with tendinitis of the left Achilles a little over a week ago and has been making slow progress toward recovery. This leaves the team in a state of flux, as their current outfield options to replace Brown are the likes of Jeff Francoeur and Darin Ruf. Brown's timetable for return has still not been set.
Mar 31 - 12:51 PM

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Friday that it "could be unlikely" Domonic Brown (Achilles) is ready for Opening Day.

Sandberg said the outfielder is coming along "slowly" in his recovery from left Achilles tendinitis, an ailment he was diagnosed with a week ago. Brown had been hoping to return to game action around the middle of next week, but it's sounding like that won't happen. The Phillies figure to go with Darin Ruf or maybe Jeff Francoeur in right field on Opening Day.
Mar 27 - 3:25 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Cameron Rupp
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Chase Utley
3Andres Blanco
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
LF1Cody Asche
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Domonic Brown
2Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Aaron Harang
2Jerome Williams
3Aaron Nola
4Matt Harrison
5Adam Morgan
6David Buchanan
7Cliff Lee
8Jonathan Pettibone
9Chad Billingsley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Justin De Fratus
3Luis Garcia
4Jeanmar Gomez
5Mario Hollands
6Elvis Araujo
7Hector Neris
8Dalier Hinojosa