Reds, Brandon Phillips OK contract

Reporters gathered around Brandon Phillips Monday. Marty Brennaman walked by and casually asked: “You sign a new contract yet? I thought that's what this was about.” Brennaman, of course, knew better. Phillips laughed at the gag.

The Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a six-year, $72.5 million deal with second baseman Brandon Phillips, reports Jim Bowden of ESPN. Deal now confirmed.Phillips and Reds 6-years $72.5m congrats both Reds and

2B Brandon Phillips left the game after five innings due to a left hamstring cramp. He injured himself scoring from first on an infield hit and an error. "I'm not sure of the severity of it," manager Dusty Baker said. "He probably won't play (Tuesday).

The Cincinnati Reds went all-in by agreeing with Brandon Phillips to a six-year deal worth $72.5 million, writes SweetSpot's David Schoenfield. Blog The Reds made another significant financial commitment on Tuesday, giving All-Star second baseman

Jim Bowden of ESPN.com and MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM was told by a Reds' source that the club has agreed in principal on a six-year, $72.5 million extension with Brandon Phillips, pending ownership approval.