Brandon Emil Phillips is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He played in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox. Listed at 6 feet 0 inches and 211 pounds, Phillips both bats and throws right-handed. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Phillips was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 1999. In 2002, while in the minor leagues of the Montreal organization, he was traded to the Cleveland Indians. After making his major league debut that same year for the Indians, he spent several years moving back and forth between the Indians' major-league team and the minor leagues. Phillips was traded to the Cincinnati Reds in 2006. After joining the Reds, Phillips developed into one of the best second basemen in baseball. During his tenure in Cincinnati, he won four Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, one Silver Slugger Award, and was selected to three National League All-Star teams.
MLB Second Baseman who was named to back-to-back National League All-Star teams in 2010 and 2011 while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. In 2015 he was named a finalist for the Gold Glove award.
His Redan High School jersey was retired after he graduated.
He was traded from the Cleveland Indians to the Cincinnati Reds in 2006. A year later he became one of three players in the league to hit at least 30 home runs and steal at least 30 bases.
Philips has a daughter with his partner, fitness model and professional wrestler Jade Cargill. His sister Porsha Phillips became an WNBA player and his brother PJ Phillips also became a professional baseball player.
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