The Philadelphia Phillies won 3-2 over the New York Mets yesterday.
Talk should be of Kyle Kendrick’s solid 7 2/3 work for the win.
In this abortion of a season, the talk the next day is of Jimmy Rollins.
“The team to beat,” Rollins proclaimed in 2007 and helped the Phillies to their first playoff appearance in many year and what would be a MVP season.
That is the good Jimmy Rollins.
The bad Jimmy, the same mistake he has made over and over again, reared its ugly head.
Midway through a pop up in the sixth inning, Rollins kinda jogged down the first base line and made a move to the dugout halfway down the line.
The Mets dropped the ball, and Rollins sped up to first base.
Rollins then stole second, and with Kyle Kendrick standing third, tried to advance to third with Kendrick standing on the third base bag.
Rollins got thrown out in a run down.
To understand Jimmy is to love him. He was disgusted with himself for popping up, then because he could have been on s...