Cincinnati Reds Brandon Phillips Says It’s Good For Mike Leake To Steal A Win
Three days ago Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike Leake was arrested for stealing $59.88 worth of merchandise from a local Macy’s. The Reds decided to leave Leake in his scheduled start for pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Leake went out and pitched pretty well, surrendering three runs in seven innings for a 7-4 Reds win and his third on the season.
The heckling over his shoplifting expericene didn’t end just in the sports headlines as we learned from his teammate Brandon Phillips, who was impressed with Leake’s composure.
“I really tip my cap off to him. He went out there, he did his job regardless of what happened or whatever, but you know – I love him to death but it feels good for him to steal a win like that.”
Phillips didn’t make an accidental pun either as he instantly started to crack up as soon as he finished saying it.