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Brown, De Fratus recalled

The Phillies recalled outfielder Domonic Brown and righthander Justin De Fratus and selected the contracts of catcher Erik Kratz, lefthander Joe Savery and outfielder Brandon Moss from Triple A Lehigh Valley, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said tonight.

Brown, De Fratus recalled

Domonic Brown hit .261 with six doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI for Lehigh Valley this season. (Ron Cortes/Staff file photo)
Domonic Brown hit .261 with six doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI for Lehigh Valley this season. (Ron Cortes/Staff file photo)

The Phillies recalled outfielder Domonic Brown and righthander Justin De Fratus and selected the contracts of catcher Erik Kratz, lefthander Joe Savery and outfielder Brandon Moss from Triple A Lehigh Valley, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said tonight.

Brown, 24, hit .261 with six doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI in 41 games for Lehigh Valley this season. In 89 career games with the Phillies, Brown has a .237 average with seven home runs and 32 RBI, including a .246 average in 54 games earlier this season.

De Fratus went 6-3 with a 2.99 ERA and 99 strikeouts in 75.1 innings between Reading and Lehigh Valley this season. The 23-year-old went 2-3 with a 3.73 ERA in 28 games for the IronPigs following his promotion to triple-A.

Kratz, 31, hit .288 with 19 doubles, 15 HR and 53 RBI in 103 games with Lehigh Valley this season. He was selected to the International League’s midseason All-Star team in July.

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Savery finished the regular season 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA for Lehigh Valley. He struck out 26 batters in 25 innings and held lefthanded hitters to a .192 average (5-26). Drafted as a starting pitcher, Savery spent four years on the mound before being converted to a first baseman last fall. He opened the 2011 season at first base for Class A Clearwater and earned Player of the Month honors for April after hitting .450 in 21 games for the Threshers.


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