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2014 Top Moments: #1 J-Roll Breaks Hit Record

We are finally at our top moment of 2014. This time, we look at when Jimmy Rollins broke the franchise hits record. We all knew it would happen. Barring injury, Jimmy Rollins was sure to break Mike Schmidt‘s franchise hits record in 2014. And he did just that. PHOTO: AP Schmidt’s record was 2,234 hits. J-Roll notched his 2,235th on Saturday, June 14. He lined a single off Edwin...
Via Phillies Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko, Jimmy Rollins Named Co-Winners Of Roberto Clemente Award

SAN FRANCISCO — Retiring White Sox star Paul Konerko and Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins were picked Friday as the first co-winners of Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Award. The annual honor is given for contributions on and off the field that best represent the sport and is named for the Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer, who died on Dec. 31, 1972, in a plane crash...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins Is Co-Winner Of The 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

For the first time in the history of award, there were co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award. The Roberto Clemente Award recognizes a player (or in this case two players) who embody the late Clemente's commitment to service to the community. Clemente died in a plane crash on New Years...
Via Philliedelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rollins Wins Clemente Award

Jimmy Rollins and Paul Konerko are this year’s winners of the Roberto Clemente award, which is awarded to the player(s) that “demonstrate the values Clemente displayed in his commitment to community and understanding the value of helping others”. They are the first ever players to be co-winners of the award. J-Roll is the third Phillie to win the award, joining Greg Luzinksi and Gary Maddox.
Via Phillies Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Update: Jimmy Rollins unlikely to play again in 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies entered the final five games of the season with a record of 71-86, last in the National League East. Injuries, age and overall poor play have contributed to the Phillies demise over the past few seasons. With nothing to left to play for, the Phillies have decided that shortstop Jimmy Rollins is likely done for the season with a hamstring injury. #455903806...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins Exits With Injury; A Disabled List Finish Could Void 2015 Guarantee

#452991566 / gettyimages.com Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins' 2014 has been incredibly solid, considering Rollins' age and difficult position. After becoming the Phillies' all-time hits leader, the veteran Rollins continued his solid play, manning shortstop with the best of them. On Monday night, Rollins' season could be in doubt. Rollins exited...
Via Philliedelphia
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Umpire Laz Diaz salsas with Phillie Phanatic

Whether it’s driving a four-wheeler around the ballpark or shooting a hot dog gun at a pig mascot, Phillie Phanatic has been known to pump up crowds with his antics. And he can dance like a pro—other mascots dare not challenge him. But umpire Laz Diaz had no problem engaging in a dance-off with the team’s mascot during Wednesday night’s Astros-Phillies game. And he showcased...
Via The Sports Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Consistent and predictable are the Phillies

When was the last time you heard how Jimmy Rollins and the Philadelphia Phillies performed for a full season? And when did they usually begin to catch fire? Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: One More Time. TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Reading people is the answer to their...
Via isportsweb.com
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rollins’ Historic Place in Phils History

Yesterday, Jimmy Rollins walked two times and hit his fifth home run of the season. Rollins is getting on base and hitting for power: his .359 OBP ranks third and J-Rol ranks ninth in slugging and fifth in OPS among all MLB shortstops. His .262/.359/.428 line is his best since 2008, the year after he won the NL MVP award. It is sort of amazing that Rollins’ accomplishments aren’t...
Via Phillies Nation
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Rollins hits walk-off homer, curses out fan

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has had quite the start to his 2014 MLB season, so I’m sure last night was his reaction to everything that’s gone on. Rollins hit a solo home run over the left field wall to give the Phillies a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park in the top of the 10th inning. Rollins knew it was gone the moment he hit it, and stoical...
Via Thacover2
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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