Brandon Phillips RUMORS & NEWS

  • Braves trade Brandon Phillips to Angels for minor league catcher

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves traded veteran Brandon Phillips to the Angels for journeyman minor league catcher Tony Sanchez, a deal that Phillips had to approve and did so only after talking with his mother, brother and other family members for hours while the Braves were playing the Cubs. Phillips, 36, has..." September 01

  • Braves' Brandon Phillips day-to-day after exiting with tight hamstring

    ESPN "Atlanta Braves second baseman Brandon Phillips left Thursday's 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers because of right hamstring tightness. He is day-to-day. Phillips stretched a triple in his second at-bat of the game. He was 1-for-3 before exiting in the sixth inning." July 21

  • Scooter Gennett: I didn’t ask for No. 4

    Cincinnati Enquirer "For nearly all of spring training, the Cincinnati Reds left Brandon Phillips’ No. 4 unclaimed. Even as the Reds prepped to head north from Arizona, they had not issued No. 4 to a player projected to make the team and move up from a non-roster number north of 60. Even Jay Bruce’s No. 32 was..." June 03

  • Ex-Reds 2B Brandon Phillips shocked 'somebody is wearing my No. 4'

    ESPN "Brandon Phillips, now with the Atlanta Braves after spending 11 seasons in Cincinnati, said Friday that he feels slighted the Reds issued his former No. 4 jersey to another player. "I still can't believe somebody is wearing my No. 4," Phillips told Cincinnati reporters. "That's kind of a slap..." June 03

  • Brandon Phillips has hilarious quote about avoiding disabled list

    Larry Brown Sports "He may be a 35-year-old playing on one of the worst teams in baseball, but Brandon Phillips hasn’t lost his sense of humor. On Thursday morning, the Atlanta Braves second baseman, who is currently battling a groin strain, dropped a funny quote about avoiding the disabled list. “I’m not going..." April 27