Game 134: at STL
Reds lineup vs. Cardinals
*This is only the second time in 2013 that Phillips has batted second and the first time since Opening Day when Ryan Ludwick went down. He did not bat second at all in 2012. Lifetime in the two-hole, he is batting .277/.320/.424 with 21 homers and 68 RBIs in 183 games.
*Click here to read my Monday notebook idea on the trouble the Reds have had in the second spot. I also had something on the blog that day.
*Shortly after last night’s game, Phillips tweeted this out:
— Brandon Phillips (@DatDudeBP) August 28, 2013