Domonic Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blue Jays sign OF Domonic Brown to minor-league deal

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays signed a former All-Star Thursday, adding outfielder Domonic Brown on a minor-league contract. Brown, a left-handed hitter, represented the Philadelphia Phillies at the 2013 All-Star Game, but has struggled ever since. The 28-year-old posted a .634 OPS in each of the last..." February 25

  • Domonic Brown Elects Free Agency After Outright

    MLB Trade Rumors "OCTOBER 26: Brown has elected free agency, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports on Twitter. That will bring his tenure in Philadelphia to an end, barring a somewhat surprising reunion. OCTOBER 19: The Phillies announced today that former top prospect and starting right fielder Domonic Brown..." October 27

  • Domonic Brown might not even be a worthy buy low option

    The Outside Corner "On Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies seemingly excised one of the most disappointing prospects in recent memory when they outrighted Domonic Brown off of their 40-man roster. The 28-year-old Brown isn’t a free agent yet – he could still accept an assignment to the minor leagues and stay in the..." October 20

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    Todd Zolecki @ToddZolecki

    The Phillies have outrighted Domonic Brown off the 40-man roster.

  • Dom Brown says he can put up All-Star numbers 'at any time'

    CSN Philly "It's been a tough week for Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown. Run-ins with walls are never fun and concussions are some of the scariest injuries. Anyone who has watched the Phils closely over the past few seasons know it's also been something of a trying career for the once highly-touted..." September 08

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    Jim Salisbury @JSalisburyCSN

    Domonic Brown was diagnosed w a concussion. Going through MLB protocol. Could be done for season

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    Phillies @Phillies

    OF Domonic Brown has returned from his rehab assignment, reinstated from the 15-day DL and optioned to @IronPigs.

  • Domonic Brown will start the season on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "The Phillies made official today what everyone expected would happen when they informed Domonic Brown that will start the season on the disabled list. Brown has been dealing with a sore left Achilles since last week and his recovery was said to be coming along slowly." March 31

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    Ryan Lawrence @ryanlawrence21

    Ryno said Dom Brown (Achilles) is coming along "slowly." Opening Day? "Could be unlikely," the manager said.

  • Brown plans to return by opener

    Courier-Post "Outfielder Domonic Brown is trying to not look too far ahead, but he is hoping to be ready in time for the Phillies’ regular-season opener April 6. Brown has been sidelined since he left Thursday’s game because of tendinitis in his left Achilles. An MRI did not show a tear. Brown played catch..." March 25

  • Phillies OF Domonic Brown to have MRI on Achilles

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Phillies OF Domonic Brown is scheduled to have an MRI Friday on his sore Achilles' heel, which forced him to leave Thursday's game and has bothered him for the past few weeks, per The News Journal. " March 20

  • Brown Out, Achilles Acting Up "Domonic Brown sounded deflated tonight at George M. Steinbrenner Field. He left a Grapefruit League game against the Yankees in the third inning because of soreness in his left Achilles. He said in the visitors’ clubhouse the Achilles had been bothering him for a couple weeks. “They’re..." March 19

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    Matt Gelb @magelb

    No Utley, no Brown against lefty Niese. Ruiz is clean up.

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    Todd Zolecki @ToddZolecki

    Domonic Brown left the game with mid-back spasms. He is day to day.

  • Report: Phillies dangling All-Star Domonic Brown

    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

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    Howard Eskin @howardeskin

    #phillies GM Ruben Amaro deep in serious talks w #bluejays to acquire OF Jose Batista. Can also play 3rd. Phils would deal OF Dom Brown plus

  • Jose Bautista trade rumour heats up in Philadelphia

    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

  • Bautista for Brown trade rumour pure fantasy

    Sportsnet "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

  • Domonic Brown takes BP, feels 'close to 100 percent' "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

  • Tendinitis in Achilles temporarily shuts down Brown "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

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    Ryan Lawrence @ryanlawrence21

    Dom Brown remains day to day (Achilles). He's again available to pinch hit.

  • Phillies activate Domonic Brown from disabled list

    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

  • Phillies Domonic Brown could be back by Wednesday

    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

  • Domonic Brown could begin rehab assignment Monday

    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

  • Brown's recovery from concussion going slowly "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

  • Phillies place Domonic Brown on 7-day concussion DL

    CBS Sports "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

  • Domonic Brown to miss two games with concussion-like symptoms "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

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    Matt Gelb @magelb

    Brown has concussion-like symptoms from dive last night. A huge blow at a crucial time.

  • Brown's power changes critics' opinions

    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

  • Brown focused on improving, not All-Star Game

    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

  • Brown hits 20th home run as Phillies beat Padres, 6-2 "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

  • Brown's celebrations rub some the wrong way "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

  • Domonic Brown collects NL monthly, weekly honors "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

  • Domonic Brown rises in batting order

    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

  • Brown homers twice as Phillies beat Red Sox 4-3 "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

  • Brown named NL Player of the Week

    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

  • Domonic Brown starting to rise to expectations

    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

  • Domonic Brown to undergo MRI after feeling pop in back "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

  • Kendrick impresses, Brown homers again

    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

  • Phillies: Improved offense, defense have Brown on verge of job

    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

  • Improved offense, defense have Brown on verge of job

    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

  • Domonic Brown Succeeding In Spring Training (Unfortunately)

    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

  • Domonic Brown credits 'angel' Joyner for progress with bat

    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

  • Domonic Brown looked like a future All-Star. Will he ever be one?

    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

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