Phillies minor-leaguer Daniel Brito dealing with medical emergency

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Phillies minor-leaguer Daniel Brito dealing with medical emergency originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

Daniel Brito, a 23-year-old infielder in the Phillies’ minor-league system, collapsed during Saturday’s game between Triple A Lehigh Valley and Rochester.

Brito was taken to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery. That night’s IronPigs game was suspended and Sunday’s game was postponed. 

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Brito underwent a second surgery Sunday, The Athletic reports

The Venezuelan infielder has been in the Phillies’ organization since 2015 and has spent this season at Double A and Triple A. 

More information on his condition as it becomes available.

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