Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 10/18/14
Reds Gold Glove second basemen Brandon Phillips says he's still "hurt" and "scarred" over the way the club handled his contract extension in the beginning of last season. Phillips made his feelings known in an in-depth interview with Cincinnati Magazine for their August cover story dubbing the fan-friendly veteran as "The Most Entertaining Player in Baseball." The 32-year-old said he was going to "speak how I feel" in the interview and he certainly lived up to his promise. Phillips inked a new six-year, $72.5 million deal in April 2012 that will likely carry him through the rest of his playing days and into retirement. The deal involved a lot of back-and-forth between the club and Phillips as the latter was once quoted in saying that he just "wanted to get paid what he was worth." While the signing of Phillips was definitely celebrated around Cincinnati, the city was still celebrating the signing of another Red, Joey Votto,...
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