Domonic Brown is a member of the Phillies’ starting lineup for the first time since August 30 on Sunday afternoon against the Nationals
Brown, who was hobbled for over two weeks by discomfort in his right Achilles tendon, is starting in left field and batting cleanup as Philadelphia tries to play the role of spoiler in the nation’s capital.
Jim Salisbury, the Phillies beat writer for CSNPhilly.com, has the physical proof:
UPDATE: The Indians have placed Miller on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
8:46 AM: Indians reliever Andrew Miller left last night’s game against the Cubs with left hamstring tightness.
Miller threw just two pitches before clutching his leg and leaving the field. He’s day-to-day for now — and manager Terry Francona noted that he had a similar injury a few years back and only missed a few days — but hamstring injuries can be anywhere from annoying to serious, so nothing definitive will be said by the club until he undergoes an MRI. Given how critical he is to the Indians, who are likely postseason bound, figure that the team will err on the side of caution with a DL sting regardless.
Miller has yet to allow a run in ten innings of work.