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Phillies: Domonic Brown Undergoes Successful Surgery

(Outfielder Domonic Brown fields a ball during the February 24th game against Florida State.  Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

(Outfielder Domonic Brown fields a ball during the February 24th game against Florida State. Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (CBS) - Philadelphia Phillies’ outfielder Domonic Brown has undergone successful surgery on his injured right hand.

The Phillies say a small bone was removed, and the stitches will come out in ten days to two weeks.  So, they say, he could be back to playing baseball in 4-6 weeks.

Brown injured his hand on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Phillies did not provide a medical update on second baseman Chase Utley, who has been out of the lineup the entire spring with tendinitis in his right knee (see previous story).

Reported by Jack O’Rourke, KYW Newsradio 1060.

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