Posted October 11, 2011 on
For most of his 12 seasons in Philadelphia, Jimmy Rollins has been one of the most popular Phillies. All good things come to an end and Rollins stay in Philadelphia may have to come to an end in 2011.
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The possibility that Jimmy Rollins won't wear red pinstripes again hasn't crossed his mind.
The 2007 NL MVP and three-time All-Star shortstop is headed toward free agency for the first time, and he wants to return to the Philadelphia Phillies. The team wants him back.
But those mutual feelings are no guarantee Rollins will be here next year.
''I look good in red...
Today, Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino, and Ruben Amaro Jr. all spoke to the media.
It was an upbeat atmosphere and if you are a fan of Rollins returning to Philadelphia, you have to be pleased with some of the things he said. Plenty more after the jump, including highlights of the press conference.
Rollins was asked how he values his situation with the Phillies. “Well obviously...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The possibility that Jimmy Rollins won't wear red pinstripes again hasn't crossed his mind.
Jimmy Rollins held a 12 p.m. press conference Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park to talk about the 2011 season but more to address his future with the squad. As a free agent, Rollins would like to stay, but won't take a bad deal or a “hometown discount.” He wants five years or four with an option—his option (according to Phillies.com beat writer Todd Zolecki). The Phillies,...
The Phillies have some very important decisions to make going forward and one of their biggest decisions concerns shortstop Jimmy Rollins. He has been with the Philadelphia Phillies his entire Major League Baseball career, but his contract is up with the Phils and in a month, he’ll become a free agent.
I think they’ve got [...]
If your first offer doesn't get laughed at, you're doing something wrong.
That's my first rule of deal-making and it's a lesson that I learned from my father as we were being escorted out of a dealership while looking for my first car.
Considering that, I can't snicker at the contract baseline that Jimmy Rollins laid down on Tuesday in advance of his impending...
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, 33, wants a five-year contract.Photo Credit: NBC Philadelphia
A look back through the career of Philadelphia Phillies shortstop, Jimmy Rollins (11).
After Friday night’s heartbreaking loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, both Shane Victorino and Jimmy Rollins declined to speak to the media leaving Ryan Howard to do most of the talking once he changed out of his uniform for the last time in 2011. Rollins declared he would speak out on Tuesday instead.
Almost without missing a beat, Victorino took the more modern route of reflecting...
Howard's Return?Ryan Howard had surgery to repair his ruptured Achilles tendon yesterday and the timetable for his return is 5-6 months, with the Phillies saying likely April. Power comes from the legs in both pitching and hitting, and without a good base struggles occur. Howard already struggles enough, so being pessimistic about the long term effect this has on him is natural...
The Phillies are starting the process of digging out of the wreckage of their season this week and that means a lot of press conferences.
We've heard from Shane Victorino, Jimmy Rollins and now, general manager Ruben Amaro -- as everyone shares their thoughts about what went wrong and what the future might hold. Amaro is the first one to offer some concrete thoughts about what...
It took me five days to write this post, so I want to take you back to Friday night.I feel like I ought to explain how I came to be sitting alone in my bedroom, tears welling up in my eyes, listening to “Nearer My God to Thee” over and over on Spotify. If you’re reading this, you’ve most likely done whatever approximates, for you, sitting in your pajamas, mourning the passing...