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Jimmy Rollins | Shortstop | #11

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (37) / 11/27/1978
Ht / Wt:  5'7" / 175
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1996 / Rd. 2 (0) / PHI
Contract: view contract details

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FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that multiple teams have inquired about Jimmy Rollins playing second base.
This is following a report last month that said Rollins was drawing interest in a potential utility role. Rosenthal says the veteran infielder is "open to the idea" of playing second base will wait it out a bit longer to see if any shortstop opportunities pop up. Rollins hit just .224/.285/.358 for the Dodgers last season and turned 37 in November. Jan 8 - 4:50 PM

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ESPN's Buster Olney reports that Jimmy Rollins is drawing interest as a shortstop and in a "hybrid utility role."

Rollins lost his starting shortstop job to rookie Corey Seager down the stretch with the Dodgers this past season and it could be difficult for him to find a regular job on the open market. The 37-year-old posted a career-low .643 OPS in 2015.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 03:41:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins is starting at shortstop and batting second for the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLDS on Monday.

Seager picked up just one hit in eight plate appearances in the first two games and that was apparently enough to convince manager Don Mattingly to give Rollins a shot. The Dodgers also have Enrique Hernandez in center field for the second straight game after Joc Pederson started Game 1.
Mon, Oct 12, 2015 04:19:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins went 1-for-3 with a walk in Wednesday's loss to the Giants.

Rollins worked a single off Giants starter Mike Leake, one of just two hits the Dodgers managed on the day. For the season, the veteran shortstop is hitting a dismal .226/.286/.360 with 13 homers, 41 RBI, 71 runs scored and 12 steals over 143 games.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 01:11:00 AM

Jimmy Rollins is not in the Dodgers' lineup Saturday against the Rockies.

Corey Seager will start in his place and bat second. Rollins had started the previous three games after missing time with a right finger injury. He's hit just .225 this year with 13 homers and 12 steals.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 04:54:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) returned to the Dodgers' starting lineup on Wednesday.

Rollins, who hasn't started since September 6, will play shortstop and bat eighth against the Diamondbacks. He's been 0-for-3 as a pinch-hitter while dealing with discomfort in his right index finger. The veteran is batting a pedestrian .219/.277/.353 on the year.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 06:12:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) popped out as a pinch-hitter on Monday.

Rollins has appeared as a pinch-hitter in each of the last three games. The veteran shortstop doesn't feel pain in his finger when he's hitting, but it's still an issue when he throws. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return to the lineup.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 08:48:00 AM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) struck out as a pinch-hitter Sunday in the Dodgers' loss to the Pirates.

Rollins hasn't made a start since September 6 due to discomfort in his right index finger. He appears to have lost his job to top prospect Corey Seager anyway.
Mon, Sep 21, 2015 08:40:00 AM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) felt pain when trying to throw Wednesday.

Rollins likely won't return to the field in the next few days after testing out the finger Wednesday. He will be available to pinch-run and is able to swing a bat without pain, though. With expanded rosters, the Dodgers can afford to let Rollins heal at his own pace.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 07:30:00 PM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly was non-committal on Tuesday when asked about a timetable for Jimmy Rollins (finger).

"We'll see," Mattingly said. Rollins will take batting practice Tuesday as he works his way back from a right index finger injury. He hasn't started a game in over a week. Mattingly has said previously that Rollins will regain his starting job at shortstop even though Corey Seager has played well while filling in.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 07:19:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) won't do any hitting and throwing until Tuesday.

He had been slated to test out his ailing right index finger on Monday, but the Dodgers have decided to push things back a day. Rollins could return to action at some point this week if all goes well.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 07:25:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins will test out his ailing right index finger on Monday.

He won't be in the lineup that day but could return to action as soon as Tuesday. Rollins hasn't played in a week. He'll regain his starting job at shortstop despite Corey Seager's nice play in his absence.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 02:24:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) remained out of the Dodgers' lineup Sunday.

He hasn't played in a week due to a right index finger injury. Corey Seager is filling in for Rollins again at shortstop.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 01:01:00 PM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Jimmy Rollins will be the team's starting shortstop when he returns from a jammed finger.

There was speculation Rollins might lose his starting gig to top prospect Corey Seager but Mattingly assured that's not the case. The 36-year-old doesn't offer much in the way of fantasy value with his .220 batting average. Seager, on the other hand, has hit an impressive .385 since his call-up last week.
Sat, Sep 12, 2015 06:56:00 PM

Jimmy Rollins (finger) remained out of the Dodgers' lineup Saturday against the Diamondbacks.

Rollins appeared as a pinch-runner Friday night but hasn't played the field since Sunday. Exciting rookie Corey Seager will draw another start at shortstop.
Sat, Sep 12, 2015 04:28:00 PM

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