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Brandon Phillips started a double play with a behind-the-back throw from his knees

Brandon Phillips is new to the Braves this season. He comes to Atlanta after 11 seasons with the Reds in Cincinnati, where he made dab-worthy plays like this at second base:

Well, he's introducing himself to Braves fans this spring (since he's played 72 games against Atlanta in his career, maybe reintroducing), and in Thursday's 2-1 victory over the Tigers, Phillips showed that yes, he will definitely be bringing such double-play-starting, behind-the-back maneuvers to his new team:

Yes, Braves fans, get ready for a lot of that this season.

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