Phillies INF/OF Greg Dobbs goes home with flu

BY foxsports • October 29, 2009

Phillies utility man Greg Dobbs has returned to Philadelphia before Game 2 of the World Series because he has the flu. Dobbs was a candidate to be the designated hitter against Yankees right-hander A.J. Burnett in Thursday night's game, but Matt Stairs got the nod in his absence. Dobbs is 0 for 4 in the postseason. The infielder/outfielder hit .247 with five homers and 20 RBIs in 154 at-bats this season.

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