Thereís a great feature on Brandon Phillips in the latest issue of Cincinnati Magazine, written by Justin Williams. And Iím not saying itís great just because Iím quoted in it briefly. Though that really does add to it all.
No, seriously, the takeaway here is that Brandon Phillips still harbors bitterness at the Reds owners for giving Joey Votto his $200 million deal before Phillips got his own $75 million extension. A $75 million extension he seems to believe is under market and was limited by Vottoís large deal, which Phillips thinks came too soon: