Jimmy Rollins: White Sox clubhouse was in ‘disarray’ after LaRoche drama

The Chicago White Sox were doomed before the 2016 season even began, and one veteran who played for the team last season says things began to unravel immediately after Adam LaRoche retired.If you remember, LaRoche abruptly walked away from baseball in March after White Sox vice president Ken Williams told him he could no longer bring his son Drake around the clubhouse as much. According...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

MLB All-Star Jimmy Rollins joins TBS for postseason baseball coverage

Former three-time All-Star Jimmy Rollins has impressed viewers over the last couple years as a guest analyst on television. While Rollins has made multiple appearances with Fox Sports in the recent past, he will be linking up with TBS this postseason for a full-time studio role for the network’s playoff coverage. Rollins will join analysts Pedro Martinez and Gary Sheffield in...
Via Awful Announcing
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

White Sox designate Jimmy Rollins for assignment

The plethora of moves continue for the free-falling Chicago White Sox. In the same week that the team sent veteran starter Mat Latos packing and signed former MVP Justin Morneau, Chicago has made yet another somewhat major move. Prior to today’s game, the #WhiteSox designated shortstop Jimmy Rollins for assignment and purchased the contract of shortstop Tim Anderson. —...
Via Sportsnaut
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins, Chicago White Sox Agree To Minor League Contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Former National League MVP Jimmy Rollins agreed Monday to a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. A three-time All-Star and a four-time Gold Glove shortstop, Rollins helped the Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series in 2008 and the NL pennant the following year. The 37-year-old switch-hitter spent last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, batting...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins signs minor league deal with White Sox

Jimmy Rollins, now in the twilight of his career, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. #WhiteSox have agreed to terms with infielder Jimmy Rollins on a minor-league deal w/ an invite to camp. — Dan Hayes (@CSNHayes) February 22, 2016 Rick Hahn in press release on Jimmy Rollins deal: “We envision Jimmy contributing both on and off the field...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins acts as Dodgers manager for final game of season (Video)

With their NL West crown and playoff berth already sealed, the Los Angeles Dodgers decided to have some fun in their last game of the regular season on Sunday. Part of that fun was allowing Jimmy Rollins to act as the team’s manager. And boy, did Rollins ever milk it. The veteran shortstop dressed up...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies 7, Dodgers 4: Jimmy Rollins, A Hero

This game sucked. The Dodgers fell to the Rockies, 7-4, but at least Jimmy Rollins exists. A day after Madison Bumgarner and Joe West had the most awkward staredown in baseball history… …Rollins did the same to West while asking for time after a triple. Jimmy Rollins pulls a Bumgarner and stares down Joe West. Classic. #MLB #Dodgers https://t.co/pnaFjRrgXd — Tom Brenner...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins gets standing ovation in Philadelphia return (Video)

For 15 years, shortstop Jimmy Rollins was a staple of baseball in Philadelphia. During that span, he brought the Phillies faithful three All-Star appearances, four Gold Gloves, a Silver Slugger, and an MVP award. Not to mention that Rollins played a pivotal role in claiming the 2007 World Series title, one of only two in franchise history. And the City of Brotherly Love definitely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Rollins gets big ovation in return to Philly

There are a lot of things you can say about Philadelphia Phillies fans. And throughout the years, Jimmy Rollins had a hot and cold relationship with the city. But when Rollins returned to Citizens Bank Park on Monday for the first time as a visitor, the reception given to him by the Phillies "phaithful" was fantastic. That must have been quite overwhelming for Rollins, who tipped...
Via The Outside Corner
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins tries using the whole field to fight off skills decline

When I wrote about Jimmy Rollins‘ struggles a couple months ago, I mentioned that part of the reason to worry about his production at the plate was that his seemingly “bad luck” BABIP may actually not rebound as much as expected, with one of the main factors being that he had become increasingly predictable in hitting slow choppers to the right side. Sure enough, his BABIP...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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