Found August 26, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown exited Saturday's marathon contest against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the third inning after experiencing soreness in his heel. It later came out that Brown was dealing with an Achilles injury, an ailment that has been hampering him for a few days, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Brown was out of the Phillies' starting lineup for yesterday's finale against Arizona, but he is hoping that he'll return tonight for the team's opener against the New York Mets. Brown, who's been receiving treatment for inflammation, said that his injury has been "definitely getting better." Brown was deemed healthy enough to pinch-hit yesterday. He went on to walk in his only plate appearance. This would seem to be a sign that Brown is a candidate to return to the lineup tonight, assuming he continues to feel improvement today. Tests have shown that Brown is experiencing inflammation in his Achilles, so the Phillies could rest him more often then usual until the discomfort subsides. Otherwise, it doesn't appear that the injury will keep the outfielder sidelined for an extended stretch. That's good news for the Phillies, as Brown has developed into one of the team's few attractions on a nightly basis. The 25-year-old has blossomed into a power-hitting corner outfielder that Philadelphia can build around as they look to 2014 and beyond. On the season, Brown has hit .275/.322/.521 with 18 doubles, four triples and 27 home runs. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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