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BRANDON PHILLIPS RUMORS

Reds get 2B Phillips back from DL after thumb surgery

  The slumping Cincinnati Reds have activated Brandon Phillips from the 15-day disabled list and inserted the second baseman into their starting lineup at St. Louis. Phillips was placed on the DL on July 11 after he had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. He was batting sixth for Monday night's opener of a three-game set against the Cardinals. Phillips'...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillips off DL, in Reds lineup Monday night

The Reds have activated second baseman Brandon Phillips from the disabled list. Phillips will bat sixth in the Reds lineup Monday night when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis. A torn ligament in his left thumb had kept Phillips out since July 11. The Reds also activated reliever Logan Ondrusek, optioning pitcher Dylan Axelrod and catcher Tucker Barnhart to Louisville to make...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillips hopes to be back with Reds soon

Could the Reds get a boost this week in the form of a Gold Glove second baseman? Brandon Phillips told reporters in Dayton on Sunday he hopes to be able to rejoin the Reds on Monday as the team starts a three-game series in St. Louis. Phillips started at second base and batted second for the Dragons, Cincinnati's low Single-A affiliate, on Sunday afternoon. He reached base his...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips to begin rehab with the Louisville Bats on Friday

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will begin a rehab assignment with the Louisville Bats on Friday. Phillips has been out for over a month after having surgery to repair a torn ligament in his thumb. The club is not saying how long the rehab stint will be for, stating that the status beyond Friday is still undetermined. Louisville plays at home on both Friday and Saturday...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brandon Phillips makes wish come true for young fan

Your browser does not support iframes.Being sidelined with an injured left thumb isn't keeping Brandon Phillips from making a difference in the community.On Friday, the Reds All-Star second basemen helped make a dream come true in partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, as 13-year-old Brock Johnson of Winchester, Ohio got an opportunity to hang out with his hero for a day...
Via Redlegs Review
July 26, 2014  |  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 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 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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