Brandon Phillips Calls His $72.5 Million Contract a 'Slap in the Face'

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Brandon Phillips Calls His $72.5 Million Contract a 'Slap in the Face'
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Brandon Phillips, the Cincinnati Reds star second baseman, signed a six-year, $72.5 million contract with the team in 2012, a nice hunk of cash, no doubt. But in a new interview with Cincinnati magazine — in which Phillips is given the title "the most entertaining player in baseball" — he reveals that to him the contract is a "slap in the face" compared to the 10-years, $225 million the Reds gave fellow star Joey Votto just five days earlier in 2012.

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