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Brandon Phillips | Second Baseman | #4

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (36) / 6/28/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 211
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1999 / Rd. 2 (0) / WAS
Contract: view contract details

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Brandon Phillips left Thursday's game against the Dodgers with right hamstring tightness.
Johan Camargo replaced Phillips at second base with Dansby Swanson taking Camargo's place at shortstop. Phillips went 1-for-3 with a triple before exiting in the sixth inning. The 36-year-old seems to get hurt all the time but his injuries are always minor. Consider him day-to-day. Jul 21 - 12:24 AM

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Brandon Phillips is getting the day off Wednesday afternoon against the Cubs.

Sean Rodriguez will start at second base and bat seventh versus Cubs left-hander Mike Montgomery. This looks to be a routine breather for Phillips, who turned 36 years old three weeks ago.
Jul 19 - 10:23 AM

Brandon Phillips went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI in Saturday's win over the Diamondbacks.

He swatted a solo home run in the third inning off starter Patrick Corbin, then roped an RBI double in the fifth. Phillips has a .284 batting average with eight home runs, 44 runs scored and 32 RBI in 82 games. He has stolen seven bases in 11 attempts.
Jul 16 - 12:14 AM

Brandon Phillips went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a run scored Friday versus the Nationals.

Both hits were singles. Phillips had just two hits in 19 at-bats to begin the month, but perhaps this will get him going again. The veteran second baseman has enjoyed a solid first half with his new team, batting .285/.330/.419 with seven home runs, 30 RBI, seven stolen bases, and 42 runs scored over 78 games.
Jul 7 - 10:55 PM

Brandon Phillips walloped a two-run homer to provide the winning margin against the Brewers on Saturday.

He took starter Matt Garza over the wall with a runner aboard in the third inning for his seventh longball of the season. The veteran second baseman has seen an uptick in his production in his first campaign with the Braves after many years in Cincinnati. He has a .306 batting average that would be the highest of his career if he can keep it up. He has scored 39 runs, driven in 28 and stolen seven bases in 67 games.
Jun 24 - 8:47 PM

Brandon Phillips went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI in Friday’s 5-4 victory over the Brewers.

Phillips got the Braves on the board with a solo shot off Jimmy Nelson in the first inning before knocking in another run with a double in the fifth. The 35-year-old left Thursday’s game with left groin tightness, but clearly he’s feeling a lot better. Phillips has turned back the clock so far this season by batting .303/.347/.450 with six homers, 26 RBI, seven steals, and 37 runs scored through 66 games.
Jun 23 - 11:34 PM

Brandon Phillips (groin) is back in the Braves' lineup Friday.

Phillips was lifted from Thursday's game with a tight left groin, but he didn't need to miss a start he's at second base and batting second against Jimmy Nelson and the Brewers.
Jun 23 - 4:27 PM

Brandon Phillips left Thursday's game against the Giants with left groin tightness.

Phillips has been deemed day-to-day. He will be reevaluated on Friday to determine the exact severity of the injury.
Jun 23 - 12:57 AM

Brandon Phillips hit a walkoff RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Braves to a 5-4 victory over the Marlins on Sunday.

Phillips also hit a walkoff RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday as part of a 3-for-6 night. He finished 1-for-3 with two walks on Sunday afternoon. The veteran second baseman has a surprising .306/.351/.431 batting line in 61 games this season for Atlanta and will probably be a popular name ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.
Jun 18 - 4:45 PM

Brandon Phillips' third hit of the day Saturday was a walk-off RBI single in the 10th inning to give the Braves a come-from-behind, 8-7 win over the Marlins.

Phillips had a double among his three hits and scored two runs on the afternoon, but it was his frozen rope back up the middle against Marlins closer A.J. Ramos that sent the fans home happy. The 35-year-old has had a heck of a few days, recording three games of three or more hits in his last four contests. That hot stretch has Phillips' overall line at .306/.346/.432 with four homers, 22 RBI, 32 runs scored and seven steals in 60 games played.
Jun 17 - 10:58 PM

Brandon Phillips went 4-for-6 with two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored in Wednesday's 13-2 win over the Nationals.

Phillips got this party started for the Braves with an RBI double off Tanner Roark in the first inning. He would later pick up a two-run double in the seventh inning. By that point, the game was a laugher, as the hit made the score 12-2. For the season as a whole, Phillips is hitting .306/.348/.434 with four homers and 21 RBI over the course of 58 games played. In his last three contests, the veteran second baseman has picked up eight hits in 16 at-bats.
Jun 14 - 8:02 PM

Brandon Phillips drilled his fourth home run of the season Saturday in the Braves’ 6-1 loss to the Mets.

He took Fernando Salas deep for the Braves’ only run of the game in the eighth inning. Phillips also chipped in with a double to right field in the third. Phillips has had a productive first year in Atlanta, hitting .297 with seven steals and a .344 OBP. His home run Saturday was his first since May 22.
Jun 10 - 5:03 PM

Brandon Phillips singled, doubled and scored a run in Tuesday's loss versus the Phillies.

He was the only Braves player to record a multi-hit game. Phillips is entrenched into the No. 2 spot in the Atlanta batting order and is sporting a nifty .299/.351/.412 batting line.
Jun 6 - 10:34 PM

Brandon Phillips (knee) finished 0-for-4 in his return to the Braves' lineup Wednesday.

Phillips sat out Monday and Tuesday in Anaheim after fouling a ball off his knee on Sunday in San Francisco. He only suffered a bruise. The veteran second baseman is slashing .294/.343/.413 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 45 games this season for Atlanta.
Jun 1 - 8:58 AM

Brandon Phillips (knee) is not in the Braves' starting lineup on Tuesday night in Anaheim.

Phillips fouled a ball off his knee Sunday and still has some discomfort. Jace Peterson will start at second base and bat eighth Tuesday versus the Angels. Danny Santana is at DH and batting seventh.
May 30 - 6:09 PM

Depth Charts

C1Tyler Flowers
2Kurt Suzuki
1B1Matt Adams
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Sean Rodriguez
3Micah Johnson
SS1Dansby Swanson
2Johan Camargo
3B1Freddie Freeman
2Adonis Garcia
LF1Matt Kemp
2Jace Peterson
CF1Ender Inciarte
2Danny Santana
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
S1Julio Teheran
2Jaime Garcia
3R.A. Dickey
4Michael Foltynewicz
5Sean Newcomb
Relief Pitcher
R1Jim Johnson
2Arodys Vizcaino
3Jose Ramirez
4Ian Krol
5Eric O'Flaherty
6Daniel Winkler
7Jason Motte
8Akeel Morris
9Jacob Lindgren
10Armando Rivero
11Sam Freeman
12Luke Jackson
13Rex Brothers
14Jason Hursh