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Brandon Phillips gets hit in head, leaves game

Jun 27, 2012, 2:42 PM EST

Brandon Phillips

Three innings after getting hit in the head during Aramis Ramirez‘s attempted steal of second base, Brandon Phillips left Thursday’s game against the Brewers.

It was termed a precautionary move, suggesting that Phillips is expected to be fine. Miguel Cairo took over at second base for the Reds.

Phillips had an RBI single the half-inning after the play.

Update: Phillips said after the game that he was a bit woozy after taking the forearm to the head, but that he still hopes to play Thursday against the Giants.

  1. firedude7160 - Jun 27, 2012 at 9:10 PM

    I believe you ment “*Phillips* said after the game…”

    • Matthew Pouliot - Jun 27, 2012 at 9:44 PM

      Thanks! Fixed.

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