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BRANDON PHILLIPS RUMORS

Reds' Phillips injures toe

The Reds won Tuesday's game, 4-3 over the Braves, but they may have lost their second baseman in the process. Brandon Phillips injured his left big toe in the game and was unable to finish the contest. "It was a no-brainer for me," Reds manager Bryan Price told Reds.com. "He was banged up a little bit. When you think about what he has to do at second base, he has to cover a lot of...
Via Fox Sports
8 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
March 24, 2015  |  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
March 24, 2015  |  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 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

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

Brandon Phillips hits umpire in groin with line drive (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips accidentally hit an umpire directly in the groin with a line drive during the second inning of Monday's spring training game against Cleveland.Third base umpire Brad Myers was positioned between second and third base on the edge of the grass and had no chance to get out of the way of the hard-hit...
Via Holdout Sports
March 18, 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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