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Reports indicating Reds are shopping 2B Phillips
CINCINNATI (WKRC)-- The toothpaste is out of the tube.
The notion that the Cincinnati Reds would trade second baseman Brandon Phillips may have been a crazy notion as recently as a few months ago, now it seems to be a very distinct possibility. On Friday, national baseball writer Bob Nightengale of USA Today echoing local reports that the Reds are indeed shopping thier All-Star second baseman.
The three time All-Star and Gold Glove winner batting .261 with 18 home runs and 103 RBI in 2013. Phillips has four years and $50 million dollars remaining on a contract extension he signed in April of 2012.
PHOTO: Baseball: NL Wild Card Game: Cincinnati Reds Brandon Phillips (4) during game vs Pittsburgh PIrates at PNC Park. Pittsburgh, PA 10/1/2013 CREDIT: Fred Vuich (Photo by Fred Vuich /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)