- Examining Baseball's Most Extreme Environment
- R.I.P. Tony Phillips
Tony Phillips passed away today, at the age of 56. Unlike some of the reporters sharing stories from their days covering him on Twitter -- this one from Jeff Passan is great -- I never had any
- Brandon Phillips's Neck
This headline from the Dayton Daily News ("'For Sale' sign on [Brandon] Phillips' neck") made me think I was about to read a piece about Brandon Phillips and a very strange neck tattoo. As it turns
- Brandon Phillips Is a Business, Man
one hip-hop song in his life and won't hesitate to leverage that experience into the title of a blog post about baseball.
The second thing you should know is how Brandon Phillips has an understanding
- Brandon Phillips as a Trade Asset
them Joey Votto, Mat Latos, Jay Bruce, Aroldis Chapman, and Homer Bailey. Brandon Phillips also has been a big part of that core during the Reds' recent run of success, and is under contract through 2017
- JABO: In Defense of Brandon Phillips
"If you don't get on base, then you suck. That's basically what they're saying." So said Brandon Phillips to USA Today Sports on Tuesday, in a vehement defense of the way that he plays baseball
- Brandon Phillips, Headed South
Well there was one rumor that Brandon Phillips would get traded to the Braves, but then the Braves insisted that Dan Uggla be a part of the deal and we haven't heard that trade rumor again in a while
- Ideal Players and Brandon Phillips
. To the point where they might ignore flaws to do so (Lucas Duda?).
The flip side of this process might be that players that don't fit your profile of an ideal slip through the cracks. Take Brandon Phillips
- Brandon Phillips & Running Away
of this column belies the vagueness of that opening line, but the upshot is something many people said last year and repeated ad nauseum over the winter. While Brandon Phillips was the sixth-ranked fantasy
- PJ Conlon: A Mets Pitching Prospect Evokes Jamie Moyer
PJ Conlon doesn’t fit the profile of a New York Mets starter. The defending National League champions have a rotation populated by deGroms, Harveys and Syndergaards. Conlon, meanwhile, isn’t a power
- Anatomy of Brandon Phillips, RBI Machine
Major League Baseball has historically been covered and the numbers that are often used to tell the stories of the game, Brandon Phillips is the guy putting up numbers at an historic pace, as his 21
- Brandon Phillips Made Baserunning History
Brandon Phillips was a great baserunner this past season. He stole 23 bases and was only caught stealing three times. It wasn’t an all-time great season in terms of stolen bases or baserunning runs
- The Reds Strike Again: The Phillips Extension
It has been a good week to be a second baseman. On the heels of Ian Kinsler's big extension with the Rangers, Brandon Phillips received a roughly similar six-year, $72.5 million deal from
- Head to Head: Pedroia vs Phillips
Today I will look at which of Dustin Pedroia or Brandon Phillips I would prefer to have as my 2B over the rest of the year. Pedroia has been a bit of a disappointment, while Phillips has had a better
- Brandon Phillips Now Belieiving in this OBP Stuff?
"I don't believe that on-base percentage stuff. That's overrated to me. If you get hits, you'll be on base. That's what it's about."
- Brandon Phillips, 3/1/2009 to John Fay of the Cincinnati
- Is Brandon Phillips a Top Tier Second Baseman?
With the uncertainty surrounding Chase Utley, some analysts have Brandon Phillips as the top second baseman in the National League and along with Ian Kinsler one of the top at the position in all
- Extry, Extry: Tony Phillips Still a Baseball Player
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If someone were to ask you what you know about Tony Phillips and your reply were something to the effect of, "He was a great, if underrated, player
- GIF: Brandon Phillips Defends His Nation, Sort Of
This is action footage, first captured and then rendered into GIF form by the author, of Team USA second baseman Brandon Phillips making a decidedly above-average defensive play on a ground ball
- Brandon Phillips Consistently Helps Your Team Win
For the past number of years, Brandon Phillips has teetered between elite and second tier second baseman, which to me puts him in the elite category due to his consistency. Being able to consistently
- Brandon Phillips Does the Mudd Foot (GIF!)
, writing styles, and the alternatively crude/gentlepersonly/apocalyptic sensibility contained here at the site.
With all these things in mind, I would like to present Brandon Phillips doing the "Mudd
- Micro-Essay: Wit and Its Relation to Brandon Phillips
call it, exists in the sport which is our concern here, too. The video below of Brandon Phillips throwing to first between his legs is one example of it. There are many others, also. The purpose
- The Daily Grind: Eovaldi, Iglesias, Davis, Phillips
Two Ways to GPP
Daily DFS - Eovaldi and Bolsinger
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Iglesias, Elias, Davis, Phillips
1. Two Ways to GPP
I focus all of my