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P.J. Phillips (2007) has signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Sprouting News LogoPJ PhillipsP.J. Phillips (Cedar Rapids Kernels – 2007) has signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Phillips hit .245 with 11 doubles, 13 HR, 37 RBI and stole 34 bases in 119 games during the 2007 season for the Kernels. Phillips was selected to play in the 2007 Midwest League All-Star game. Cedar Rapids finished the season with a 78-61 record under manager Ever Magallanes. The Kernels lost to the Clinton Lumberkings in the first round of the Midwest League Playoffs.

P.J. Phillips was signed by the Cincinnati Reds prior to the 2012 season after being released by the Angels after six seasons. Phillips hit .198 with 2 HR, 15 RBI and stole 5 bases in 68 games playing for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A) and appeared in four games for the Louisville Bats (Triple-A) in 2012.

Kernels release 2011 Opening Day roster

This date in Kernels history – July 21, 2007 – P.J. Phillips

On July 21, 2007,  P.J. Phillips went 3-5 at the plate with his ninth HR of the season,  two RBI, a walk and scored a run as the Cedar Rapids Kernels defeated the Clinton Lumberkings 6-4. P.J. Phillips hit .245 with 11 doubles, 13 HR, 37 RBI and stole 34 bases in 119 games during the 2007 season for the Kernels. Phillips was selected to play in the 2007 Midwest League All-Star game. Cedar Rapids finished the season with a 78-61 record under manager Ever Magallanes. The Kernels lost to the Clinton Lumberkings in the first round of the Midwest League Playoffs.

P.J. Phillips was signed by the Cincinnati Reds prior to the 2012 season after being released by the Angels after six seasons. Phillips is hitting .197 with 1 HR and 12 RBI in 62 games playing for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (AA) in 2012.

P.J. Phillips is the younger brother of Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips.

This is my 8th season (2005-present) working as the stadium operations guy here with the Cedar Rapids Kernels. I will be reminiscing the best performances by the Kernels during my tenure to add to my This Date in Kernels Alumni History features this year.

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