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BRANDON PHILLIPS RUMORS

Another Cuban player will be available and other notes

Cuba has another defector who has a good track record of success, but he’s also 30 and hasn’t spent much time in the field since hurting his arm. As a second baseman the Reds may not have too much interest unless they can find a way to move Brandon Phillips in the offseason. C. Trent Rosecrans had his most recent C Dot Show earlier this week. The guest on the show was Terry Reynolds...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anybody Want Dat Dude?

The Cincinnati Reds should absolutely trade Brandon Phillips this winter—if they can. Their pitching staff is barreling toward financial derailment and Phillips is set to earn nearly $40 million over the next three seasons. He'll be 36 when his current deal is up. He can still play a pretty gnarly second base, and his salar​y—although it will clearly hurt the Reds—might...
Via The Sports Post
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips had surgery on July 11 to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss a total of six to eight weeks. It appears now, that the six-week time frame is more likely, meaning late August for his return. In addition, first baseman Joey Votto is also on schedule to return from his strained left quadriceps in time for...
Via MLB Injury News
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips Surgery - Out 8-12 Weeks

The Cincinnati Reds received bad news too today, Brandon Phillips season is over and will require the same surgery the St. Louis Cardinals Catcher, Yadier Molina, will require to repair a torn thumb ligament.  Phillips was hitting .272 with 7 home runs and 40 RBI, and was hitting over .300 in July.#451945130 / gettyimages.comESPN 2B Under 60% Owned table.tableizer-table { border...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips gives ‘Drunk Guy’ heckler signed ball with great message (pics)

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips played surprisingly nice with a heckler during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on Wednesday but got the last laugh courtesy of a bit of trolling message he inscribed upon an autographed ball he gave the apparently inebriated heckler afterward. The game was being played out […] The post Brandon Phillips gives ‘Drunk...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips gives 'drunk guy' great autographed ball

Brandon Phillips gave a Pirates fan an autographed baseball and addressed it, "Dear, Drunk Guy."
Via Gamedayr
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Brandon Phillips gives drunk heckling fan signed ball with funny note

 Brandon Phillips doesn't always take criticism well. At least when it comes from the media. But he always seems to be a good sport when it comes to the fans.On Wednesday, Phillips was consistently heckled by a Pirates fan who had stayed around PNC Park despite most of the crowd leaving when rain sat in and caused a delay. Because the stadium was nearly empty, the players could...
Via Redlegs Review
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips responds to fan who asks if he will attend Redsfest

Brandon Phillips has been a fixture at the annual Redsfest event since arriving in Cincinnati in 2006. However, as of Wednesday morning, his name still wasn't included on the list of confirmed guests for the momentous bash, which is set to take place Dec. 6-7 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.Naturally, this sparked one fan in particular to inquire about whether or not Phillips...
Via Redlegs Review
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips named one of 'five players to avoid this winter'

Will Brandon Phillips play second base for the Reds in 2014?This is a question that has been posed by many around the baseball community lately. The Reds are reportedly adamant about unloading the burden of Phillips' remaining contract ($50 million) on someone else. And they are looking to do so via trade.However, at least one baseball expert thinks teams who may be interested...
Via Redlegs Review
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips dubbed 'not so popular' in the Reds clubhouse

The further we get from the end of the season, the more likely it appears the Reds are adamant about trading one of its most popular players, Brandon Phillips. Initial reports suggesting the team may be open to trading their All-Star second basemen have quickly grown into reports claiming it's an inevitable event. Aside from the previously reported reasons justifying a...
Via Redlegs Review
October 20, 2013  |  3 Comments
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