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Jimmy Rollins | Shortstop

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (35) / 11/27/1978
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) has been ruled out through the weekend.
Rollins had been hoping to play in his hometown of Oakland, but he tested out his strained left hamstring on Saturday and evidently still isn't feeling good enough for game action. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg was non-committal when asked if Rollins would play again this season. "We'll see," Sandberg said. "We'll see how he does and how he goes. I'm not going one way or another on it. Just watching the progress." Sep 21 - 9:25 AM

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Once again, Jimmy Rollins is not in the Phillies starting lineup on Friday.

Rollins still must show that he can run sprints without any issues before rejoining the Phillies lineup. He's still expected to return at some point over the weekend.
Sep 19 - 7:13 PM

Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) could return to the lineup on Friday.

It just so happens that the Phillies are in Oakland, where Rollins grew up. The shortstop hasn't played since September 8 due to a left hamstring strain but tested things out on Thursday. He's hit .243/.323/.394 with 17 homers and 28 stolen bases for Philly this season.
Sep 19 - 9:52 AM

Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) has progressed to doing some indoor exercises.

"Jimmy's progressing with some activities inside," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said. "Some exercise work and some things. He seems to be doing better." Although there's no timetable for Rollins' return, Sandberg suggested that if it wasn't September, Rollins wouldn't be a candidate for the DL. That indicates that he shouldn't be out too much longer.
Sep 11 - 8:19 PM

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Tuesday that Jimmy Rollins is day-to-day with a "mild" left hamstring strain.

The veteran shortstop told reporters on Monday night that he will likely be out for over a week, but it's possible he'll be back a little sooner. Rollins suffered the injury while trying to leg out a triple. He's batting .243/.323/.394 with 17 home runs and 28 stolen bases in 138 games this season.
Sep 9 - 4:12 PM

Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) said after Monday's game that he expects to be sidelined for at least 7-10 days.

Rollins strained his left hamstring while legging out a triple Monday. More will be known after an ultrasound Tuesday, but it sounds like it's more than just a minor tweak. For what it's worth, Rollins was confident that he'd play again this season.
Sep 8 - 10:39 PM

Jimmy Rollins exited Monday's game against the Pirates with a strained left hamstring.

Rollins tweaked the hamstring while legging out a triple in the fourth inning. It's not clear at this point how severe the strain is, but Rollins almost surely will miss at least a handful of games.
Sep 8 - 8:42 PM

Jimmy Rollins left Monday's game versus the Pirates with an undisclosed injury.

Rollins did something on a triple in the bottom of the fourth inning and did not take the field in the top of the fifth. The Phillies will update the shortstop's status soon.
Sep 8 - 8:27 PM

Jimmy Rollins went 2-for-2 with a pair of walks and a solo home run as the Phillies defeated the Nationals on Wednesday.

Rollins answered the Nationals' two-run top of the first with a solo home run off of Doug Fister in the bottom half. The 35-year-old shortstop has quietly had a productive season, especially when his numbers are compared to those of only shortstops, as he is slashing .242/.324/.392 with 17 home runs and 53 RBI.
Aug 27 - 11:08 PM

Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.

Rollins took Cardinals reliever Nick Greenwood deep in the seventh inning, his 16th homer of the season. After a July in which he hit seven, the blast was his first homer in August. Rollins has largely struggled at the plate this year, batting .238/.318/.385 overall.
Aug 24 - 4:20 PM

Jimmy Rollins went 2-for-5 with an RBI, run scored and two steals as the Phillies defeated the Angels on Wednesday.

Rollins is up to 24 stolen bases on the season, and he's still five home runs shy of his first 20/20 season since 2012. With 2.9 WAR, Rollins has, by that metric's standards, already been more valuable in 2014 than he'd been in any complete season since 2008. The 35-year-old is slashing .239/.315/.387 and is on pace for 20 homers and 67 RBI.
Aug 14 - 1:09 AM

Jimmy Rollins had a three-hit night at the plate along with an RBI and a pair of stolen bases in five trips to the plate in Thursday's win against the Nationals.

Rollins now has 21 stolen bases on the season, leaving him five home runs shy of a 20/20 season. The 35-year-old has been more than adequate, slashing .245/.325/.409 with 49 RBI.
Jul 31 - 11:38 PM

Jimmy Rollins hit a solo home run and walked in five plate appearances in Tuesday's win against the Mets.

Rollins broke a scoreless tie in the third inning, hitting a fly ball just over the fence in right field off of Mets starter Dillon Gee. It's the sixth homer of the month, and the 14th overall, for the shortstop. His numbers continue to hover around the league average for shortstops, as he owns a .239/.321/.398 slash line with 47 RBI and 19 stolen bases.
Jul 29 - 10:11 PM

Jimmy Rollins' $11 million option for 2015 will vest with two more plate appearances.

The only thing that would potentially keep the option from being guaranteed would be Rollins ending the season on the disabled list, but even then the option will kick in if a doctor deems him ready for Opening Day 2015. Rollins, 35, is having a solid season, batting .243/.326/.398 with 13 homers, 45 RBI and 19 stolen bases. The veteran shortstop has 10-and-5 no-trade rights but indicated last month that he could be willing to waive them should the Phillies have a firesale.
Jul 25 - 10:05 AM

Jimmy Rollins blasted a two-run home run, finishing 1-for-5 with two walks overall, in a 14-inning loss to the Giants on Tuesday.

Rollins gave the Phillies a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the fifth with a two-run home run off of Yusmeiro Petit. It's his 13th home run of the season and his fifth in his last 10 games. He had six all of last season. The shortstop has had an up-and-down year, and maintains a mediocre .243/.327/.396 slash line with 45 RBI and 19 stolen bases.
Jul 23 - 1:06 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Wil Nieves
3Cameron Rupp
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Chase Utley
2Andres Blanco
3Freddy Galvis
SS1Jimmy Rollins
3B1Cody Asche
2Maikel Franco
3Cesar Hernandez
LF1Domonic Brown
2Grady Sizemore
CF1Ben Revere
2Tony Gwynn Jr.
RF1Marlon Byrd
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2A.J. Burnett
3Kyle Kendrick
4David Buchanan
5Jerome Williams
6Cliff Lee
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Mike Adams
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jake Diekman
5Ken Giles
6Mario Hollands
7Justin De Fratus
8Cesar Jimenez
9Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
10Luis Garcia
11Sean O'Sullivan