Reds Make Contract Extension Offer to Brandon Phillips

Friday December 9th, 2011

The Cincinnati Reds have made a contract-extension offer to infielder Brandon Phillips, according to

“I don’t know if they were completely happy . . . they didn’t agree to it,” Reds general manager Walt Jocketty told the site.

Phillips, 30, has been an All-Star for the Reds for the past two seasons. Last year in 150 games he hit .300/.353/.457 with 18 home runs and 82 RBI. Over the course of his 10-year career he has hit .272/.322/.434 with 130 home runs and 139 stolen bases. Phillips signed a four-year, $27 million deal with the Reds in 2008 which included a $12 million club option for 2012.

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