Phillies In Talks With Cubs; Interested in a Brown-for-Soriano Swap

CBS’ Jon Heyman reported that the Phillies are in talks with the Chicago Cubs about 36-year-old outfielder Alfonso Soriano. The Phillies would send Domonic Brown to Chicago for Soriano, and the Cubs would have to pay a significant amount of Soriano’s salary. The Cubs are willing to pay up to $26 million of the $36 … Continue reading Phillies In Talks With Cubs; Interested in a Brown-for-Soriano Swap

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Pig Report: Domonic Brown

Position: Starting right fielder Age: 25 Prospect Level: Major League ready. 2012 Major League Stats: 56 G, .235 AVG, 11 2B, 2 3B, 5 HR, 26 RBI, .712 OPS 2012 Minor League Stats: 60 G, .286 AVG, 13 2B, 2 3B, 5 HR, 28 RBI, .767 OPS Season in Review: Domonic Brown is Major League … Continue reading Pig Report: Domonic Brown

Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Phillies 3, Mets 1 WP – Cliff Lee (6-7, 3.27) LP – R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (35) QUEENS, NY — Things were starting to get a little worrisome for the Phillies after dropping three games in Houston. But they snapped out of it, and continued on their way to a historical … Continue reading Phillies Snap Out of Funk; Beat Mets

Brown Injures Knee In Loss; Says He’s Fine

PHILADELPHIA — Domonic Brown left at the start of the 10th inning of the Phillies 9-5 10-inning loss to the Mets on Tuesday due to a sore knee. After the game, Brown said his knee was a little sore, and that he is fine. “I really don’t know – I didn’t feel too bad at … Continue reading Brown Injures Knee In Loss; Says He’s Fine

Phillies Trounced In Milwaukee

By Chris Bengel and John Russo Brewers 6, Phillies 2 WP – Yovany Gallardo (12-8, 3.69) LP – Vance Worley (6-8, 4.11) MILWAUKEE — Fielding has never been Domonic Brown’s strong point and that was made evident again. The Phillies right fielder made another mistake on a well-hit ball, factoring into a poor pitching night … Continue reading Phillies Trounced In Milwaukee

Phillies Call Up Domonic Brown

With Shane Victorino on his way to Los Angeles, the Phillies have called up outfielder Domonic Brown from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Brown was scratched from today’s noon lineup and is currently on his way to Washington D.C. to meet up with the team. In 60 games with the IronPigs, Brown was hitting .286 with 13 … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Domonic Brown

Pigs Brown Injures Knee

Just when Domonic Brown was swinging a good bat for the IronPigs, another knee injury slows down his path back to the Phillies. The Phillies have diagnosed Brown with right knee inflammation and he underwent an MRI this afternoon, assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said today. As posted by Matt Gelb, Brown was hitting .300 in … Continue reading Pigs Brown Injures Knee

Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Check out this video between the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta’s AAA team) from yesterday’s 10-1 IronPigs win. Pigs second baseman Kevin Frandsen was nearly hit by a pitch from Braves pitcher Todd Redmond in the bottom of the 4th inning with the Pigs leading 6-0. After lining out, Frandsen and Redmond exchanged … Continue reading Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

AAA Recap: IronPigs 4, Bisons 3 (Tuesday Night)

TTB Staffer Chris Bengel was in attendance for a AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs game Tuesday night against the Buffalo Bisons (NY Mets) and recapped the game. The IronPigs came away with a 4-3 win in 11 innings on Tuesday night. Domonic Brown was one of the guys I was most intrigued to see. Obviously, Brown wasn’t expected … Continue reading AAA Recap: IronPigs 4, Bisons 3 (Tuesday Night)

Brown sent to minors; Utley, Martinez updates

It was a busy morning down in Clearwater for the Phillies. Roster moves and injury updates have been the hot topic this spring for the Phillies and it starts with Domonic Brown. The left fielder was optioned to minor league camp this morning, meaning he will start the season with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Brown’s spring … Continue reading Brown sent to minors; Utley, Martinez updates