Domonic Brown has had an Achilles’ tendon injury “for a couple weeks”

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Phillies right fielder Domonic Brown left Thursday’s game with soreness in his Achilles’ tendon and afterward revealed that the injury has been bothering him for about two weeks.

They’re saying tendinitis. … I feel pretty good at the plate. I don’t want to miss any time, but this is part of the game, also. I’m definitely frustrated for sure. It seemed like we were going in the right direction, it was getting a little bit better.

It’s particularly frustrating for Brown because he’s trying to bounce back following a very rough 2014 that saw his OPS drop nearly 200 points compared to his All-Star campaign of 2013. He’s scheduled to undergo further testing on the injury.

Yankees designate Kendrys Morales for assignment

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The New York Yankees have designated Kendrys Morales for assignment.

Morales, 36, hit just .177/.320/.242 with one homer over 19 games with New York. This after he had a disastrous run with the A’s to start the 2019 season, hitting a mere .204/.310/.259 with a lone home run and seven RBI in 126 trips to the plate. Now that Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are back there’s no room for him anyway, so it kind of doesn’t matter.

Morales had a solid year for the Blue Jays last season, posting a .769 OPS with 21 homers across 130 games, but it’s hard to see him catching on anyplace right now. Indeed, it may be the end of the line for the 13-year veteran.