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Brown (illness) is back in the Phillies' lineup Saturday against the Mets, Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports.

Brown will slot into the lineup Saturday for the first time since June 29 to take on Dillon Gee, against whom he's 5-for-18 (.278 average) with a double in his career. A bout of tonsillitis was the reason for his long absence, but Brown was able to return to pinch-hit duties in recent days and he deemed himself "pretty much 100 percent" Friday. The 26-year-old is batting just .228/.278/.335 on the season.

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Brown said he is over his recent case of tonsillitis and is "pretty much 100 percent" healthy, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Brown was out of the starting lineup for the ninth straight game Friday. Manager Ryne Sandberg said he did not want to mess with his lineup with the Phillies having won three straight going into Friday's game. Brown will have a difficult time getting into the lineup with regularity as long as the Phillies' other outfielders continue to play well.

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Brown (illness) is out of the lineup again Friday against the Mets, Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.

Brown hasn't played in over a week because of the illness, but appears to be nearing a return to the lineup. He said he will wait until the offseason to get his tonsils removed, but he has now missed a good amount of time due to throat infections caused by the tonsils.

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Brown (illness) remains out of the Phillies' lineup Thursday against the Astros, Stephen Gross of the Morning Call reports.

Brown has been able to come off the bench the past two days, but apparently he's still not at full strength, as he's set to miss an eighth straight start Thursday. The 26-year-old will likely need to have his tonsils removed, but he's expected to wait until after the season to undergo the procedure.

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Brown (illness) will likely need to have his tonsils removed in the offseason, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Brown said surgery would require him to miss about two weeks, which is why he will wait until the offseason. He has been taking antibiotics to clear up his current infection. Brown made a pinch hitting appearance on Tuesday and should be back in the starting lineup in the coming days.

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Brown (illness) will be available as a pinch-hitter Tuesday against the Astros, MLB.com reports.

Brown is once again dealing with a throat infection, his second bout of the illness in the span of a month, but he reported feeling much better Tuesday. He's set to miss a sixth straight start but will be available in a pinch, and it sounds like Brown at least has a chance to return to the lineup Wednesday.

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Brown has an infection in his tonsils and will see a team doctor Monday, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Domonic Brown homered and drove home three runs, powering the Phillies to a 9-5 victory over the Diamondbacks on Friday.

Brown delivered an RBI groundout in the first inning, then really broke things open with a two-run shot off Evan Marshall in the seventh. It has been a very disappointing season to this point for Brown, who is slashing just .231/.281/.341 with seven homers and 49 RBI.

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Domonic Brown returned to action on Sunday July 13.

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Dominic Brown was scratched from Saturday's lineup against the Nationals with an illness.

It's not clear whether he'll be able to return Sunday for the Phillies' final game before the All-Star break. Brown is batting just .225/.277/.328 with six home runs and 46 RBI in 90 games this season.