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By Ben Porter On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Atlanta Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips

Glove flips, behind the backs, and between the legs feeds? Brandon Phillips routinely makes plays that children impersonate on the playground. Some might consider him the father of modern baseball swag, others More...

Kolten Wong
By Joey Schneider On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Contract Extension Valuable for Kolten Wong’s Growth as Second Baseman

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong signed a five-year, $25.5 million contract extension on Wednesday that will take effect for the upcoming season through 2020. The contract is the first among pre-arbitration More...

Brandon Phillips
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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Aaron Hill For Brandon Phillips? A Good Deal For Both Sides

Brandon Phillips could be moved to the Diamondbacks for Aaron Hill The GM Meetings in Florida has the rumor mill spinning. There have even been some trades made already. The Minnesota Twins traded Aaron Hicks to More...

By Douglas Fox On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

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 More...

Johnny Cueto
By Brendan Panikkar On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Will The Cincinnati Reds Bounce Back In 2015?

Johnny Cueto is key to the Reds bouncing back in 2015. In 2014 the Cincinnati Reds ended up finishing 76-86. A disappointing season for a team that was bounced from the playoffs by losing a 1 game Wild Card playoff More...

Todd Frazier
By Tim Stoeckle On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

The Dark Horse In The National League: The Cincinnati Reds

As we approach July, we reach that exciting time in the Major League Baseball season when we get to truly separate the contenders from the pretenders.  In the National League, certain teams like the San Francisco More...

Umpire hit in junk
By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Umpire Gets Smoked In The Junk By Line Drive

Cincinnati Reds infielder Brandon Phillips smokes a scorching line drive into the undesirables of umpire Brad Myers in Cactus League action play. Myers crumbled to the ground after the junk shot but eventually made More...

By Gordon Watkin On Friday, January 10th, 2014

Expos And Indians: A Lopsided Trade With Two Losers

The ghost of Expo’s past haunts the present Indians fans to this day. When the Montreal Expos and Cleveland Indians are mentioned in the same sentence, predominately it sounds destined for a tragedy to More...

Dustin Pedroia
By Thom Cunningham On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Hot Corner Positional Rankings: Second Base

These are the 2013 Baseball Hot Corner positional rankings for qualified second basemen. All end of season positional rankings are for qualified players only. Rankings are determined based off of a player’s end More...

Skip Schumaker
By Adrian Garro On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Reds Sign Skip Schumaker – What’s Next For Dodgers Infield?

Skip Schumaker The Cincinnati Reds signed versatile utilityman Skip Schumaker to a two-year contract, it was announced on Monday. Schumaker, 33, spent 2013 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he posted a slash line More...

Brian Cashman
By Gavin Ewbank On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

New York Yankees Expected To Be Very Active At GM Meetings

The GM meetings begin in Orlando next week, and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports forecasts that the New York  Yankees are expected to be very active, and are said to have their eye on almost every major star on the market. The More...

By Gavin Ewbank On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Yankees Notebook: Yanks Ask About Phillips, Granderson News

The New York Yankees extended a qualifying offer to Robinson Cano on Monday, and it’s almost 100 percent likely that he’ll reject and seek the monster contract that he has been said to be seeking. He More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

NL Wildcard Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates/Cincinnati Reds

Liriano has been dominant at PNC Park this season The 2013 edition of the one game National League wild card round is set to take place tomorrow night at 8:07PM. This is the second year the new playoff format More...

Jonathan Villar
By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Jonathan Villar Gets A Mouthful of Brandon Phillips Backside

Houston Astros’ Jonathan Villar was dead to rights trying to stretch a single into a double last night against the Cincinnati Reds. To add insult to injury Villar got a mouthful of Brandon Phillips backside More...

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