No Utley, no Brown against lefty Niese. Ruiz is clean up.
Domonic Brown left the game with mid-back spasms. He is day to day.
Hardball Talk "The Phillies’ Domonic Brown had a breakthrough season at age 25, finishing tied for fourth in the NL with 27 homers and appearing in the All-Star Game. That would seem to make him a centerpiece player, right? The big problem with Brown is that his defense is truly hideous in left field. UZR..." December 09
Toronto Sun "There's been quite a bit of chatter on talk radio and social media about the possibility of a Jose Bautista trade this off-season. On Tuesday night, that talk progressed to another level following a tweet out of Philadelphia. Fox reporter Howard Eskin tweeted the Phillies are in serious..." November 13
Sportsnet.ca "The nonsense inherent to the GM meetings was whipping around like the howling winds in Orlando early Wednesday morning, with a report out of Philadelphia suggesting the Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays were working on a Jose Bautista for Domonic Brown-plus swap. Before things get all Yu Darvishy..." November 13
MLB.com "Domonic Brown has had one heck of a season. Imagine what it could have been if he had not been sidelined the past few weeks with a right Achilles issue. Brown has made just 12 plate appearances since Aug. 23 but he still entered Thursday's game hitting .274 with 18 doubles four triples 27..." September 12
MLB.com "An MRI has revealed tendinitis in Domonic Brown's right Achilles and he won't be doing any baseball activities "for a while" he said. "At least a week." But Brown does expect to play again before the end of the season which comes on Sept. 29 against the Braves at Turner Field. "I just want..." September 05
Dom Brown remains day to day (Achilles). He's again available to pinch hit.
Hardball Talk "Domonic Brown went 3-for-5 with a homer last night in his first (and it turns out last) minor-league rehab game. Today the Phillies activated him from the seven-day concussion disabled list. Brown has been sidelined since hitting his head on the ground going for a diving catch on July 23 and..." August 06
CSN Philly "Domonic Brown could be back in the Phillies’ lineup come Wednesday. The All-Star leftfielder said Sunday that he expects to play Wednesday when the Phillies take on the Cubs at Citizens Bank Park. Brown is scheduled to play rehab games for Single A Lakewood in Hagerstown Md. on Monday and..." August 05
Hardball Talk "Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown suffered a concussion on July 23 when he dove for a Carlos Beltran line drive at Busch Stadium in St. Louis and landed hard on his head. Brown hasn’t played in a live game since but that should change this week. Marc Narducci of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes..." August 04
MLB.com "The news about Domonic Brown's head injury just keeps getting worse. Brown sustained concussion-like symptoms after diving for a fly ball last Tuesday in St. Louis. The left fielder originally thought it would sideline him for a few games but then Brown was placed on the seven-day disabled..." July 31
CBSSports.com "Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown has been placed on the 7-day concussion DL. Outfielder/first baseman Steve Susdorf was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to fill the roster spot. Brown 25 suffered the concussion on Tuesday when he banged his head against the ground making a diving catch...." July 25
Philly.com "Had Domonic Brown known he would miss at least two games when informing a team athletic trainer of concussion-like symptoms he may have hidden his dizziness Tuesday night. His head had slammed into the warning-track dirt in left field when he unsuccessfully dove for a fly ball. "I feel good"..." July 25
Brown has concussion-like symptoms from dive last night. A huge blow at a crucial time.
Courier-Post "In a stuffy room filled with the National League All-Stars and scores of media members, Domonic Brown sat at his own booth. A large white sign with his name printed on it sat behind Brown, just another reinforcement that he has made it. It’s been a long time coming since the start of spring..." July 16
CSN Philly "There’s no question he has All-Star numbers. Whether Domonic Brown actually makes his first All-Star team is another question. Brown, in his first year as a full-time, every-day player, goes into the Phillies’ game against the Pirates Thursday afternoon with 22 home runs, fifth-most in the..." July 04
Philly.com "Following a cross-country flight, Charlie Manuel was ill on Monday afternoon at Petco Park. He didn’t feel much better Monday evening, when he watched his team suffer what was arguably its most sick-inducing loss of the season. But a night after Cliff Lee took a shutout into the ninth inning..." June 26
Philly.com "Domonic Brown's 17th home run of the season Monday night against the Miami Marlins drew a little more reaction than usual. The crowd at Citizens Bank Park was thrilled that the hottest hitter in baseball had connected for his ninth homer in 10 games, turning a one-run lead into a three-run..." June 05
MLB.com "On Monday, Major League Baseball announced that Domonic Brown, continuing to surge at the plate, had slugged his way to a second National League Player of the Week honor in as many weeks and been named the Budweiser NL Player of the Month. In 28 May games, Brown led the NL with 12 home runs and..." June 03
Delaware Online "Domonic Brown got his promotion in the batting order, and Cesar Hernandez earned his first big league start as the Phillies closed their interleague series with the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night at steamy Citizens Bank Park. Both moves were expected, considering Brown’s recent success at the..." May 31
Philly.com "Domonic Brown's right foot smacked first base as the ball he destroyed disappeared beyond the right-field wall at Citizens Bank Park. He spread his arms and whacked his hands together in one emphatic motion. The fans rose in the eighth inning to celebrate the fourth Phillies home run in a 4-3..." May 30
Courier-Post "Near the middle of Domonic Brown’s spectacular spring training, he commented one day about how his fastball approach had changed. He had lost some focus on hitting fastballs as he struggled to live up to his blue-chip prospect status. “Now I’m hunting the fastball,” Brown said Feb. 27. After..." May 29
Delaware Online "Delmon Young began his major league career with the Rays. Young was an August call-up in 2006 but saw his first significant playing time in 2007, when he played in all 162 games. He struggled early in that season and was allowed to. The Rays were a subpar team, and Young was given room to grow..." May 05
MLB.com "Phillies left-fielder Domonic Brown will have his back examined Thursday after he felt a pop diving for a ball on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park. Brown does not believe it is serious. "I don't know what happened," said Brown, who dove for a ball in the first inning in an 11-2 loss to..." April 18
Courier-Post "As focus centered on Roy Halladay off the field, Kyle Kendrick logged his most impressive start of the spring on it. Kendrick pitched six innings, gave up only two hits and didn’t allow a run. He threw 88 total pitches, 68 of those coming in the game and the rest in the bullpen. He looked..." March 20
Courier-Post "This spring has undoubtedly belonged to Domonic Brown. Brown is hitting .400 with three home runs, including a 2-for-4 day at the plate in Thursday’s 10-6 loss to the Twins. Brown looks more confident at the dish, something Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and many others have noticed. He..." March 09
Courier-Post "This spring has undoubtedly belonged to Domonic Brown. Brown is hitting .400 with three home runs, including a 2-for-4 day at the plate in Thursday’s 10-6 loss to the Twins. Brown looks more confident at the dish, something Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and many others have noticed. He..." March 08
The Good Phight "Yesterday, Domonic Brown laced a double off the center field wall, nearly missing a home run. With that double, his spring training numbers currently stand at 5-11 with 2 homers, 6 runs scored and 4 walks. His improved approach and confident attitude doesn't bode well for the Phillies management,..." February 28
CSN Philly "This two-hitting-coach-thing might already be paying dividends for the Phillies. Domonic Brown is off to a terrific start in the Grapefruit League, and he credits a tip from Wally Joyner, the team’s new assistant hitting coach, for some of that. Early in camp, Joyner noticed that Brown had a..." February 27
The Good Phight "Domonic Brown was a 20th Round Draft pick of the Phillies in 2006 out of Florida. He had a strong commitment to go to the University of Miami and play wide receiver for their vaunted football program. Apparently the Phillies waved more money at Brown than Hurricanes boosters did and he decided to..." February 11