|Bats / Throws||Left / Right|
|Date of Birth||5/30/1994|
|Height, Weight||6'0", 185 lbs|
|Drafted||2012 - Rd 6|
Phillips is not in Saturday's lineup against the Astros.
He takes a seat even with a right-handed starter (Zack Greinke) on the hill for Houston. Phillips is just 2-for-19 with zero home runs and one steal in 10 games this month, although he does have a solid 5:4 K:BB over that stretch.
Phillips heads back to the bench Friday against Houston.
Phillips hits the bench for the sixth time in the last 10 games. Bubba Starling gets the start in center field in his absence.
Phillips is not in the lineup Wednesday against the White Sox.
Phillips hits the bench for the third time in four games, with two of his days off coming against righties. Bubba Starling will start in center field.
Phillips remains on the bench Sunday against the Marlins.
Phillips sat against a lefty as usual Saturday, but he'll sit again with right Sandy Alcantara on the mound for Sunday's game. Whit Merrifield moves to center field in his absence.
Phillips is not in the lineup Saturday against lefty Caleb Smith and the Marlins.
Phillips hasn't started against a lefty since getting called up in mid-August. Even with that protection, he hasn't been very good at the plate, hitting .175/.292/.300 through 16 games. Bubba Starling will get the start in center field.