Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Phillies activated
outfielder Domonic Brown from the seven-day concussion list Tuesday and
designated outfielder Laynce Nix for assignment.
Brown, who suffered a concussion attempting to make a diving catch on July 23
against the St. Louis Cardinals, rejoins the team after missing 11 games.
The 25-year-old leads the Phillies in home runs, RBI, runs scored and slugging
percentage. In 99 games, Brown is hitting .271 with 24 homers, 69 RBI, 51 runs
scored and owns a .531 slugging percentage.
In his first full season in the majors, Brown earned a trip to the All-Star
Brown was expected to rejoin the team Thursday after a second rehab game with
Double-A Reading, but went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI Monday with
Single-A Lakewood and was deemed ready to play.
While Brown was on the mend, the Phillies went 1-10 and fell out of the
Nix hit .180 with two home runs and seven RBI in 81 games and 128 at bats this
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