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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Phillies Injury Update: Domonic Brown leaves with shoulder contusion

By on 9/11/2014 11:30:00 AM

Phillies left fielder Domonic Brown exited Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Pirates in the bottom of the sixth due to a bruised left shoulder he sustained diving for a ball in the top of the fifth (video below), according to Erik Bacharach of He was replaced by Darin Ruf.

The Phillies play Pittsburgh again Thursday night. As yet, there is no announcement on the outfielder's status. Brown is hitting .231/.283/.347 (OPS+ 76) with nine homers and 59 RBI, and is below replacement level at -1.7 fWAR. 

Domonic Brown
Brown, 25, is in his third full major league season. His best year was 2013 when he hit .272/.324/.494 (OPS+ 124) with 27 homers and 83 RBI and was named to the NL All-Star team. Brown was drafted in 2006 (20th round) and made his debut July 28, 2010. He is pre-arb and under team control through 2017.

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