Reds' Phillips accuses foe of racial comment

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was angered by an alleged racial remark from an unnamed opponent during Monday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Phillips didn't clarify who made the alleged comment or reveal the contents during the eight inning of the 14-inning game in Cincinnati.
After the game, Phillips tweeted, "#RealTalk ... Not really surprised by what I heard come outta another player's mouth tonite but DAMN... Still PISSED bout that $h¡+!! #Racism."
Phillips was hit by a pitch from Pirates reliever Jared Hughes in the eighth. Phillips picked up the ball and threw it toward the mound, which upset Hughes. The two then exchanged words. Phillips also said something to an umpire the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen between innings.
Both teams were issued a warning.

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