UPDATED: The lineup has been posted and Domonic Brown will make his major league debut, hitting sixth and playing rightfield tonight against Arizona.
Here is the lineup:
1. Polanco, 2B
2. Dobbs, 3B
3. Ibanez, LF
4. Howard, 1B
5. Werth, CF
6. Brown, RF
7. Ruiz, C
8. Valdez, SS
9. Halladay, P
The Domonic Brown era has begun.
Centerfielder Shane Victorino was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an abdominal strain on his left side, the Phillies announced.
The Phillies selected the contract of Brown, the organization's top prospect, from Triple A Lehigh Valley to take his roster spot. Brown will wear No. 9 and will be available for tonight’s game against the Diamondbacks, presumably as the starting rightfielder.
Victorino was hitting .250 with a career-high 15 home runs and 53 RBI in 98 games for the Phillies this season.
Victorino, who has a team-leading 20 stolen bases this season, suffered the injury while diving back into first base during a pickoff attempt in last night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park.
Brown, 22, has combined to hit .327 (112-for-343) with 46 extra-base hits, including 20 home runs and 68 RBI over 93 games for Double A Reading and Lehigh Valley.
More to come.