Brandon Phillips is another veteran for Angels' postseason push

Brandon Phillips goes from the Braves to the Angels, who, as of Sept. 1, are one-and-a-half games out of the last American League wild card spot. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Trade grades: Justin Upton adds firepower to Trout's Angels

Late Thursday night, the Los Angeles Angels acquired second baseman Brandon Phillips for minor league catcher Tony Sanchez. It was the second trade of the day in which the Angels added a veteran for their AL wild-card push.