Found November 16, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
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Oh, how things can change ever so quickly.Brandon Phillips has gone from the player that every fan loves to adore to the player most fans love to abominate in less than a year. The dramatic transformation of circumstance is truly amazing to witness.Of course, a lot of the scrutiny has been brought upon by the boisterous Phillips himself. In July, Phillips stirred up the pot when he told Cincinnati Magazine that he felt the way ownership handled his contract extension was "a slap in the face," among other scathing comments, which obviously didn't sit well with the Castellini family, nor the rest of the front office. Simply put, you don't bite the hand that feeds you, or in this case, the hand that pays you roughly $72.5 million spread over six seasons.A month later, the Gold Glove second basemen found himself in off-the-field trouble once more, when he barged into Dusty Baker's office, interrupted an interview between his skipper and C. Trent Rosecrans of the ...
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