Originally posted on Philly Sports World  |  Last updated 6/3/13
Leading the Phillies and the NL in home runs, Dom Brown. Who would have thought it when the season began. Heck, where would the Phillies be in the standings without Brown? Possibly fighting the Miami Marlins for the division basement. Over the past month the excitement around Brown has grown despite the Phillies struggles as a team. When asked about Brown and moving him up in the lineup Manager Charlie Manuel stated, “he will tell me when it is time.” After yesterday’s three hit game and another BOMB, the time is now. The Phillies begin a series with the worst team in baseball, the Marlins. So why not? The time is now to plug Brown in at cleanup and let the cards fall where they may. With Howard struggling the Phillies are running out of time and need to stay close. Taking advantage of the hot bat now just might keep the Phillies close enough to be buyers rather than sellers in July.Similar Posts: May and Phillies trade talk, supporting cast failing to produce Phillies Pettibone continues to win Cliff Lee stops the bleeding again, lifeless Phils return home Its time for the Phillies to move Howard out of the cleanup spot Phillies start road trip with win in ten innings
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