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Domonic Brown | Outfielder

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/3/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 223
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Domonic Brown went 0-for-4 on Saturday, leaving him with a .200/.300/.314 line in 35 at-bats this spring.
It's fun to dream about Brown following in the footsteps of Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion and turning his career around in Toronto, but it's not going to happen in April. The Jays want their fourth outfielder to play center, so Brown was going to have a tough time making the team even with a big spring. Mar 26 - 4:02 PM

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Blue Jays signed OF Domonic Brown to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Brown elected to become a free agent last October after the Phillies outrighted him off their 40-man roster. He then spent four months trying to find a new team. The well-built corner outfielder showed great promise with Philadelphia in 2013, slashing .272/.324/.494 with 27 home runs and 83 RBI in 139 games, but it's been all downhill since then. Brown, now 28 years old, is doubtful to make a big impact with Toronto.
Feb 25 - 11:34 AM

Domonic Brown has elected free agency.

The decision was a given after the Phillies removed him from their 40-man roster last week. Brown has hit only .233/.285/.349 across the last two seasons after making the All-Star team in 2013. He's certainly no given to get his career back on track, but Brown is still just 28 and someone will take a shot on him.
Mon, Oct 26, 2015 10:14:00 PM

Phillies sent OF Domonic Brown outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Brown's eligible to be a free agent if he opts not to accept the assignment. In 189 at-bats during the 2015 campaign, he hit .228/.284/.349 with five homers and 25 RBI. A concussion in early September resulted in an early end to the season for the 28-year-old outfielder. Should he elect to become a free agent, he'll likely find a home soon enough despite the sketchy numbers.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 02:57:00 PM

Domonic Brown (concussion) has been shut down for the remainder of the 2015 season.

The 28-year-old hasn't played since September 2 due to post-concussion symptoms. He'll finish a rough 2015 season hitting .228/.284/.349 with five homers, 25 RBI and a 36/14 K/BB ratio in 189 at-bats.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 08:50:00 AM

Domonic Brown could be done for the season after being diagnosed with a concussion.

Brown suffered the injury when he flipped over an outfield side wall Wednesday. He'll have to follow Major League Baseball's concussion protocol before being cleared to action and it might be a long shot that we see him again this season. He's hit just .228/.284/.349 with five homers over 63 games with the Phillies this season.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 04:24:00 PM

Domonic Brown (concussion) has returned to Philadelphia to see a doctor.

Brown was feeling concussion-like symptoms after he flipped over an outfield wall early in Wednesday's game. He'll visit a doctor on Thursday, after which more should be known. It sure sounds like he'll make at least a short stay on the concussion disabled list.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 10:06:00 PM

Domonic Brown was removed from Wednesday's game due to concussion concerns.

Brown flipped over a wall in the second inning and stayed in the game briefly before being removed. A trip to the 7-day concussion disabled list could be in the cards for the 28-year-old.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 09:12:00 PM

Domonic Brown left Wednesday's game against the Mets with an undisclosed injury.

Brown flipped over a short outfield wall while chasing a ball in the second inning -- he missed, and Ruben Tejada ended up with a two-run inside-the-park homer -- and while he stayed in the game temporarily, he was removed to start the fourth inning. Cody Asche entered to play left field while Darnell Sweeney slid from left to right. The Phillies should shed some light on Brown's situation shortly.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 08:23:00 PM

Domonic Brown (illness) went 0-for-3 with a walk in his return to the Phillies starting lineup on Friday.

Brown had missed the previous couple of games due to stomach bug. While he has picked it up offensively in recent weeks, he's hitting just .234/.288/.354 with four homers and 22 RBI on the season.
Sat, Aug 15, 2015 08:18:00 AM

Domonic Brown (illness) struck out as a pinch-hitter on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.

Brown was out of the Phillies' starting lineup for the second day in a row with a stomach bug. It sounds like he'll be good to go Friday night in Milwaukee.
Thu, Aug 13, 2015 08:58:00 AM

Domonic Brown (illness) remained out of the Phillies' lineup Wednesday.

Brown has now missed two straight starts with a stomach bug. Jeff Francouer is handling right field again in his place.
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 12:56:00 PM

Domonic Brown was scratched from the Phillies' lineup Tuesday due to illness.

It's poor timing, as Brown is finally heating up with four homers over his last 10 games. Jeff Francouer entered the lineup in right field in his place.
Tue, Aug 11, 2015 07:01:00 PM

Domonic Brown went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run and four total RBI in Thursday's 10-8 loss to the Dodgers.

Brown smacked a three-run home run off of Zack Greinke in the first inning, then burned the pitcher for an RBI single in the third inning. While he's hitting just .252/.296/.364 on the season, the 27-year-old outfielder has been swinging a hot bat of late, with three homers and 13 RBI in his last nine games.
Thu, Aug 6, 2015 05:18:00 PM

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.
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 10:35:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2A.J. Jimenez
3Michael Ohlman
1B1Steve Pearce
2Justin Smoak
2B1Devon Travis
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Darwin Barney
3Lourdes Gurriel
3B1Josh Donaldson
2Ryan Goins
LF1Melvin Upton
CF1Kevin Pillar
2Ezequiel Carrera
3Dalton Pompey
RF1Darrell Ceciliani
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Francisco Liriano
6Casey Lawrence
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Jason Grilli
3Joe Biagini
4Aaron Loup
5Chris Smith
6Ryan Tepera
7Matt Dermody
8Danny Barnes
9Dominic Leone
10Leonel Campos
11Jarrett Grube
12Brett Oberholtzer
13Glenn Sparkman