Shortstop Jimmy Rollins has won an MVP and made three All-Star appearances with the Phillies. With the team struggling amid a bloated payroll, he understands that this current incarnation of the team might not be around much longer, including himself.
"We've just got to make sure we do what we need to do before they blow it up," Rollins told MLB.com Thursday.
The Phillies are three games under .500...
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins tied a season-high with three RBI Wednesday against the Indians. He finished 2 for 4 with his 12th double and one strikeout.
Rollins has hit safely in five straight games and seven of eight. He's batting .323 (11 for 34) with one home run, three doubles and seven RBI in that span.
After a sluggish start to 2013, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has been showing signs of improvement in his past few games. Last year when Rollins faced similar early season struggles, he succeeded in turning things around. But this year he might find rebounding a bit more difficult.
Our Nando Di Fino pointed out during Tuesday’s broadcast of Fantasy Baseball Today that Rollins’ production...
“Don't look now, but Jimmy Rollins is coming off of a 20 HR/30 SB season. Health has always been a concern for the former NL MVP, and if he is healthy he is right up there with the best of them. I would not let Jimmy Rollins slip out of my grasp when players like Ben Zobrist and Elvis Andrus get drafted in front of him.”