Brandon Phillips Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Leg, Likely Return Date

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Brandon Phillips Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Leg, Likely Return Date

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was forced out of Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after fouling a ball off of his leg in the bottom of the fifth inning.

According to FoxSports.com senior baseball writer Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, Phillips, who had hoped to be ready to go for the postseason on Tuesday, was having trouble walking, despite the fact that X-rays on the leg came back negative:

Phillips was back in the lineup Tuesday.

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