Domonic Brown: 5 Reasons It's Time to Call Up Phillies Young Slugger

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Domonic Brown: 5 Reasons It's Time to Call Up Phillies Young Slugger
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The Philadelphia Phillies arrived back home after a lengthy West Coast trip, but they seemingly left their hot bats in Arizona. The Phillies were again ineffective at the plate for Roy Halladay and were unable to improve their record to .500 for the first time this season. 

Where do the Phillies turn to for offense? It's pretty apparent that all of Phillies Nation has given up on the idea of small ball and Charlie Manuel ever coexisting, but this is not the same lineup that just two years ago had four guys capable of 30-plus HR.

Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino and Co. are proven MLB players, and it was argued all offseason that these players would have difficulty changing their approach at the plate. Well, it again seems like the fans were smarter than the GM and manager and that has been proven accurate thus far. 

With a struggling offense and Chase Utley and Ryan Howard still mending (for the foreseeable future), it's time to see what the player who was once thought of as "untouchable" can do at the MLB level. 

Here are five reasons why the Phillies need to call up Domonic Brown

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