Cincinnati Reds
2015 Avg.
.291
 
Career Avg.
.272
Name  Brandon Phillips
Born  6/28/1981
Height  6-0
Weight  210
Number  4
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/30/2015 11:33:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was listed as probable for Friday's game against Washington, but was not in the lineup while continuing to deal with turf toe and is questionable for Saturday's game.
Insight: Phillips pinch hit Wednesday night, so we know he's very close to returning to the starting lineup. He's slashing .297/.335/.355 with two home runs and 18 RBI. Update: Phillips is in the starting lineup, though this game is likely to be dealing with a rain issue.
 
5/30/2015 10:02:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was listed as probable for Friday's game against Washington, but was not in the lineup while continuing to deal with turf toe and is is questionable for Saturday's game.
Insight: Phillips pinch hit Wednesday night, so we know he's very close to returning to the starting lineup. He's slashing .297/.335/.355 with two home runs and 18 RBI.
 
5/29/2015 3:38:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was listed as probable for Friday's game against Washington, but is not in the lineup while continuing to deal with turf toe.
Insight: Phillips pinch hit last night, so we know he's very close to returning to the starting lineup. He's slashing .297/.335/.355 with two home runs and 18 RBI.
 
5/28/2015 11:09:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is probable for Friday's game against Washington, while continuing to deal with turf toe.
Insight: Phillips pinch hit last night, so we know he's very close to returning to the starting lineup. He's slashing .297/.335/.355 with two home runs and 18 RBI.
 
5/26/2015 3:03:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Phillips slashing .299/.337/.357 with two home runs and 18 RBI. Kristopher Negron will get the start, but Zack Cozart will jump up to the leadoff spot to add to his fantasy value.
 
5/15/2015 5:10:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will return to the lineup on Friday versus the Giants.
Insight: Phillips missed the last two games with turf toe according to MLB.com. He is slashing .311/.349/.345 with a home run and 15 RBI, which is solid but owners would like to see more power numbers. He has just two extra-base hits in 119 at-bats.
 
5/14/2015 5:44:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is not in Thursday's lineup against the Giants.
Insight: Phillips missed Wednesday's game due to a toe issue, so this is his second straight missed game. Consider him day-to-day.
 
5/14/2015 10:55:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips (toe) missed Wednesday's contest and is questionable for Thursday's game against San Francisco.
Insight: Phillips left Tuesday game with the injury, but it is not considered serious. Consider him day-to-day.
 
5/13/2015 4:00:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips (toe) is out Wednesday.
Insight: Phillips left Tuesday game with the injury, but it is not considered serious. Consider him day-to-day for now.
 
5/1/2015 11:08:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was a late scratch from Thursday's lineup versus the Braves due to illness and is questionable for Friday's game against Atlanta.
Insight: Skip Schumaker will start at second. Phillips could be back on Friday, but certainly by the weekend.
 
4/30/2015 6:10:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is a late scratch from Thursday's lineup versus the Braves due to illness according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Skip Schumaker will start at second. Phillips should be back on Friday.
 
9/25/2014 3:53:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run to seal the victory over the Brewers, 5-3, on Thursday.
Insight: The Reds eliminated the Brewers from playoff contention with the victory. Phillips scored in the third to tie the game at one, and his two-run bomb came in the sixth to extend the Reds lead to 5-2. The second baseman is hitting .263 with eight home runs and 51 RBI on the season.
 
Cold9/20/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is hitless in 12 at-bats against Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha.
Insight: Phillips has been ugly since the All-Star break batting just .228 with a .591 OPS over his last 56 games. Avoid this matchup.
 
9/17/2014 4:02:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Cubs.
Insight: With the Reds managing only one hit last night, a ton of regulars are not in the starting lineup this evening. Kristopher Negron is batting leadoff and playing second base.
 
9/15/2014 3:39:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is not in Monday's starting lineup against the Cubs.
Insight: Phillips is getting a routine day off. He's never had great success against tonight's pitcher, Travis Wood, though he did take him deep once. Phillips is batting .258 with seven home runs and 48 RBI this year, but just .202 since returning from a thumb injury.
 
8/18/2014 11:28:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips went 2-for-3 with a double in a rehab start for Class-A Dayton on Sunday.
Insight: He is expected to be activated from the disabled list and return to the Reds on Monday against the Cardinals according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. The 33-year-old has been out of the lineup after tearing a ligament in his left thumb on July 11. He is hitting .272 with seven home runs and 40 RBI this year.
 
8/14/2014 2:31:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, out since July 9 with a torn ligament in his left thumb, could begin a rehab assignment Friday, according to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Phillips (.272, 7 HR, 40 RBI, 33 runs) took batting practice Tuesday and worked out Wednesday. he could be ready to go for the Cardinals series which begins Monday.
 
8/12/2014 9:10:00 PM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, out since July 9 with a torn ligament in his left thumb, took batting practice on the field for the first time since his injury Tuesday, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Phillips has been hitting in the cages for about a week and taking ground balls for the last few days. The second baseman will need a minor league rehab assignment prior to returning. Since he isn't feeling pain when hitting, he could be back in less than two weeks.
 
8/8/2014 11:18:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips (thumb) has been cleared to begin swinging a bat.
Insight: This is just the next step in the process. Phillips suffered a torn ligament in his left thumb on July 9. He's expected to be out until late August.
 
8/3/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips (thumb) has begun fielding ground balls, according to a Cincinnati Enquirer report.
Insight: This is just the next step in the process. Phillips suffered a torn ligament in his left thumb on July 9. He's expected to be out until late August.