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news ok : reported that Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Cardinals in trade

as mentioned in ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves acquired three-time All-Star Brandon Phillips on Sunday from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for two pitchers.
Braves general manager John Coppolella called Phillips a “Gold Glove-caliber defender who will also deepen our offensive lineup.”
the Braves traded away left-hander Andrew McKirahan and minor league right-hander Carlos Portuondo.
Portuondo signed with the Braves as a free agent last year after eight seasons in the Cuban league with Santiago.
Phillips has a .275 batting average with 334 double and 197 home runs in his 15 seasons in the majors.

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MLB Hot Stove Trades: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips in deal with Reds

MLB Hot Stove Trades: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips in deal with Reds

You might remember that last month Phillips invoked his 10-and-5 no-trade protection to block a trade to the Braves.
Source: Sean Rodriguez to undergo minor surgery on left shoulder next week due to car accident.
In an effort to be respectable during SunTrust Park’s inaugural season in 2017, the Atlanta Braves added veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips from Cincinnati, the Reds announced Sunday.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 12, 2017 Source corrects: Surgery for Sean Rodriguez is NOT minor.
the Reds will pay $13 million of that with the Braves only responsible for $1 million, per Jon Heyman.

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Braves acquire 2B Brandon Phillips from Reds

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves acquired three-time All-Star Brandon Phillips on Sunday from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for two pitchers.
Braves general manager John Coppolella called Phillips a “Gold Glove-caliber defender who will also deepen our offensive lineup.”
the Braves traded away left-hander Andrew McKirahan and minor league right-hander Carlos Portuondo.
Portuondo signed with the Braves as a free agent last year after eight seasons in the Cuban league with Santiago.
Phillips has a .275 batting average with 334 double and 197 home runs in his 15 seasons in the majors.

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