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Reds Lock Up DATDUDE

Postby skycruiser » April 10th, 2012, 2:17 pm

dang, gotta say i didn't see this one coming...

bruce, votto and phillips all locked up long term? man. get this pitching staff together and we'll be great for years!
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Re: Reds Lock Up DATDUDE

Postby TheBurn » April 10th, 2012, 2:31 pm

Reds, Brandon Phillips agree on extension

Jim Bowden of ESPN.com and MLB Network Radio confirms that the Reds and Brandon Phillips have agreed on a six-year, $72.5 million extension. The deal will run through his age-36 season in 2017. Phillips, who turns 31 in June, batted .300/.353/.457 with 18 homers, 82 RBI and 14 stolen bases last season and won his third Gold Glove award for his defense at second base. He was previously due to hit free agency following the 2012 season. It's a little surprising to see the Reds commit this much money to someone who will likely enter his decline phase before long.

Source: Jim Bowden on Twitter
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Re: Reds Lock Up DATDUDE

Postby Deadcat » April 10th, 2012, 4:16 pm

Great day to be a Reds fan. No reason this team can't compete for the division for years to come.

BTW - Jim Bowden is a turd!
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Re: Reds Lock Up DATDUDE

Postby JOTT » April 10th, 2012, 8:36 pm

I can't believe the Reds are spending money like this... glad this deal is done i was hoping BP would stay a red for awhile.
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