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BRANDON PHILLIPS RUMORS

Sisters Smash Home Run On the Business Field with Baseball Lacelet

MLB stars Stephen Strasburg, Brandon Phillips and Todd Frazier are just a few of the many baseball players that have sported one of the hottest baseball accessories on the market. A year after sisters Alexis Rosenbaum and Hannah King founded Baseball Lacelet outside the Cincinnati suburb of Loveland, Ohio, the accessory is rapidly gaining a following among both baseball fans...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why expanding the strikezone is a poor idea

The Cincinnati Reds internet-verse has exploded over the last 48 hours. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale wrote an article about the vastly different approaches of Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto and some of the things said inside by both players sparked heated debate around the net and at least locally, on sports talk radio. You’ve probably read the article by now, but if not, you...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips is not down with OBP

So I guess this is why Brandon Phillips doesn’t go by @DatDudeOBP on Twitter. When asked if he was down with OBP, the Reds second baseman basically said, “No, you know me.” While talking to USA Today‘s Bob Nightengale, Phillips spoke out against the increased emphasis on a player’s on-base percentage among baseball writers and broadcasters. What’s amusing is who he...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips: Stats, analytics are messing up baseball

Count Brandon Phillips as part of the anti-analytics group of athletes. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale wrote a terrific article juxtaposing Cincinnati Reds teammates Phillips and Joey Votto, both of whom have had a terrific careers despite polar opposite approaches at the plate. Phillips is a swinger who has never walked more than 46 times in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips Says On-Base Percentage Ruining Baseball

When I was a young(er) man playing in a competitive fast-pitch softball league some years ago, the team I played for had plenty of individual talent, but we were always prone to a series of mental and physical errors that would open the floodgates for a big inning for the opposition. Several coaches tried to harness our talent and produce a team whose results matched its potential...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
7 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
September 05, 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

Brandon Phillips pulls off epic photo bomb

Brandon Phillips has skills -- both on the field, and off. Before Friday's game at Wrigley Field, the Reds second baseman showed off his photobombing skills on some unsuspecting fans. But not just any fans... Phillips leaped in the air to execute a hilarious photobomb on the goalie of the Team USA women's hockey team: Well done, @DatDudeBP.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Umpire takes Brandon Phillips line drive to the nuts

Cincinnati Reds’ second baseman Brandon Phillips had just turned the popular saying, “having someone by the balls” into a real-life event. Against the Cleveland Indians, Phillips smacked a line drive straight to the privates of the umpire standing near second base. The “ump” tried to get away by jumping over the ball, but quickly found out his vertical wasn’t as high...
Via Blog Surface
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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