On Tuesday night Shane Victorino tweeked an abdominal muscle on his left side while tracking a routine fly ball in a game against Arizona. The Phillies, already with Jimmy Rollins out for a few days after he fouled a ball off his own foot on Monday, didn't have the luxury of continuing with another active player unable to play. Victorino was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.
Taking Victorino's place on the active 25-man roster will be the Phillies' top prospect Domonic Brown. Through 93 games at 2 minor league levels this season, Brown had posted a .327 average, 20 homeruns, 68 RBI, 17 steals and a .980 OPS. Brown, a lefty hitting 22-year-old,
Early impressions from the team are that Brown will be in the lineup daily, playing right field while Jayson Werth slides over to center field.
To read my interview with Domonic Brown from last season, click here.
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