Grady Sizemore was the odd man out. Sizemore produced in Brown's absence, going 12-for-34 (.353) with three doubles and five RBIs over the last nine games.
"With a couple of workout days, a good chance to get [Brown] in there," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said. "He's had some good success against Gee. But it works both ways with Grady, keeping him fresh. It works good for two players."
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