Brandon Phillips
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"Brandon Emil Phillips" is an American professional baseball second baseman. He plays in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds. He has also played for the Cleveland Indians.

A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Phillips was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 1999 but traded to the Cleveland Indians in 2002. After making his Major League debut that year, he spent several years moving back and forth between the Indians' major-league team and the minor leagues. Phillips was then traded to the Cincinnati Reds in 2006. Since the trade Phillips has developed into one of the best second basemen in baseball, winning four Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, one Silver Slugger Award, and being selected to three Major League Baseball All-Star Game/National League All-Star teams.

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You can't get a good job and be in a band.

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There's the people and friends who want to give you grief about it, but I've heard all positive things, so I have no problem with it.

They won't do anything for three days in case somebody gets hurt.

I can bunt to move guys and to get hits. We're trying to compete and win. I was happy because I'm trying to do anything.