Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: June 10, 1973 in Columbia, SC
High School: Lower Richland HS (Hopkins, SC) by the Drafted Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1991 amateur draft. Signed June 3, 1991.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 1, 1997 (Age 23)
vs. COL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Lost 1997 Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Pirates/RedSox 1997-2004 Final Game: October 3, 2004 (Age 31)
vs. BAL 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- April 2014
4/23 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 22 Thread – Red Sox (9-12, 5th, 3.5 GB) vs. Yankees (4/23/14): First Pitch – 7:10 PM Pitchers: John Lackey (2-2, 5.25) vs. Michael Pineda (2-1, 1.00) Notes: The Red Sox Defensive Efficiency ...
4/13 Blog Red Machine: Time to Hit the Red(s) Button: In a film lacking for Academy Awards but abundant in breaking British voices and magical moments, Ron Weasley and Harry Potter ... News -- February 2014
2/22 BoSox Injection: Your 2016 Boston Red Sox: Mookie BettsWhen the 2016 season opens the Red Sox starting outfielder or second baseman could potentially be ...
2/17 Blog Red Machine: Who Belongs on Reds Mount Rushmore?:
For Gutzon Borglum and son Lincoln, the creation of Mount Rushmore took 14 years of painstaking, minute precision. History ... News -- January 2014
1/2 Redlegs Review: On this day in Reds history: Free agent Eric Davis returns to Cincinnati: The following is an excerpt taken from Redleg Journal:January 2, 1996 - The Reds sign Eric Davis and Jeff Shaw to free agent ... News -- October 2013
10/30 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Clinching At Fenway – A Look Back: The Red Sox will look to clinch the World Series at Fenway Park tonight. Much has been made of the Sox not winning a World Series ... News -- June 2013
6/11 Billy-Ball.com: Brandon Phillips drives home six: Brandon Phillips hit a grand slam and matched his career high with six RBI as the Reds topped the Chicago Cubs, 6-2, in the fog ...
6/11 Blog Red Machine: Reds Fans Blessed Watching Brandon Phillips and Joe Morgan: Brandon Phillips had himself a game last evening. Cranking a grand slam (if you could see it though all that fog) and driving ...
6/10 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – June 10: June 10, 1944 The Cincinnati Reds pitcher Joe Nuxhall becomes the youngest player in Major League history. He is just 15 years, ...
6/10 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 65 Thread – Red Sox (39-25, 1st) vs. Rays (6/10/13): First Pitch – 7:10PM John Lackey (3-5, 2.79) vs. Alex Cobb (6-2, 2.39) Note: Per Peter Abraham the Sox have DFAd Pedro Ciriaco ... News -- April 2013
4/26 Redlegs Review: 25 of the most outrageous player names in Reds history:
One of the perks of having the oldest franchise in professional sports is the long list of unusual names that have played ... News -- November 2012
11/15 BoSox Injection: Will Boston’s Revolving Door At Shortstop Continue?: In his comprehensive piece on Red Sox shortstop prospects, Conor Duffy recently ran down Xander Bogaerts, Jose Iglesias, Deven ... News -- September 2012
9/13 High Heat Stats: Is Darwin Barney baseball’s best defensive infielder?: Quick – who’s the best defensive 2nd baseman in baseball? Chase Utley? Robinson Cano? Dustin Pedroia? All fine second ...
9/2 Redlegs Review: Reds All-Decade Team (2000's):
If you're a Cincinnati Reds fan you know the future of the franchise is very bright. The next several years should ... News -- August 2012
8/17 BoSox Injection: Shortstop Roulette: For the past 8 years the Red Sox have had well documented problems at shortstop. The list includes Orlando Cabrera, Edgar Renteria, ... News -- May 2012
5/31 FanSided: Castro On The Block: Can The Red Sox Get Involved?: [caption id="attachment_14899" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro at Wrigley Field. ... News -- December 2011
12/19 Fire Brand of the American League: Nick Punto’s Value in Utility Role: Immediate reaction to the Nick Punto signing was mixed and there was plenty of comments on his perception as “gritty”, ... News -- October 2011
10/19 The Pesky Pole: October 19, 2004: The Bloody Sock:
The greatest thing about Game 6 is how it still bothers Yankee fans. Yankee fans still refuse to admit that Curt Schilling ... News -- July 2011
7/15 The Pesky Pole: Are the 2004 Red Sox Overrated?:
The 2004 Red Sox will never be forgotten. They are easily the most loved team in the history of the Boston Red Sox, but are ...
7/4 B-R Blog: Man, if only they could hit: Since 1981, there have been 199 players with an OPS+ under 80 with at least 1200 plate appearances (not counting pitchers.) Of ... News -- June 2011
6/16 Three Rivers Burgh Blog: Are the 2004 Red Sox Overrated?:
The 2004 Red Sox will never be forgotten. They are easily the most loved team in the history of the Boston Red Sox, but are ... News -- April 2011
4/17 YankeeAnalysts.com: Sunday Open Thread: 1. It’s still early, but I think now is the time you start to get a little concerned if you’re team is really tanking. Buster ... News -- May 2010
5/12 B-R Blog: Sabermetric Fielding: Adam Everett’s Legendary 2006: (Note: All of the data in this post was obtained from the new Baseball-Reference Fielding Stats.)
Sometimes a player has a season ...