Phillips is going to Dayton since the Dragons are playing at home. Louisville was slated to begin a road trip Sunday at Indianapolis. Price wasn't ready to say whether Phillips could be activated for Monday's series opener at St. Louis.
"Before we make any commitments, we feel like we have to give him this weekend and evaluate him from that point on," Price said.
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