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Pregame Notes July 5, 2011

VICTORINO BACK TO PHILLY — Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino was sent back to Philadelphia to have his right thumb examined. Victorino injured the thumb in Sunday’s loss to the Blue Jays when his cleats caught the turf and he fell awkwardly on his hand.

BOCHY DISCUSSES ASG STARTER — On MLB Network Radio, NL Manager Bruce Bochy said that either Atlanta starter Jair Jurrjens or Roy Halladay will start the All-Star Game. The tweet was RTed by Braves beat writer David O’Brien.

MAYBERRY CALLED UP — As expected, John Mayberry was called up to take the roster spot vacated by Vance Worley. Mayberry may get the start in CF tonight with Victorino back in Philadelphia.

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