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JIMMY ROLLINS RUMORS

Mets Looked Into Acquiring Jimmy Rollins

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that an inside source confirmed the Mets recently looked into acquiring Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins via trade. However, talks were quickly dismissed by Rollins, who informed the team that he doesn’t want to leave Philadelphia. Rollins has a full no-trade clause in his contract. He is due to receive $11 million next season, after which he...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets tried to trade for Jimmy Rollins

This would have been something else – according to a report from Adam Rubin of ESPN.com, the New York Mets attempted to bring over long-time rival Jimmy Rollins from the Phillies in a trade. Of course, the trade was blocked. The Mets, in need of a shortstop, spoke with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring Jimmy Rollins in a trade, sources told ESPNNewYork.com. The pursuit...
Via The Outside Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rollins Blocked Deal to Mets

Here is some news out of left field: Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that Jimmy Rollins blocked a deal that would have sent it him to the Mets. While the timeline of the deal exploration is unclear, it likely was within the last year or so, as Rubin’s article cites the Mets need for a shortstop. Rollins reportedly blocked the proposed deal. Rollins has one more year left as part of...
Via Phillies Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Were Interested, But Jimmy Rollins Reportedly Does Not Want To Leave The Phillies

Earlier today Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote about the possibility of the Phillies moving shortstop Jimmy Rollins. As it turns out, there was interest in the Phillies shortstop, from a team all too familiar to Phillies fans. Would the Phillies trade Rollins to the New York Mets?...
Via Philliedelphia
10 days ago  |  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

Report: Jimmy Rollins May Miss Opening Day

Jimmy Rollins and his wife are expecting the couple’s second child. He didn’t fly out with team, but could still join team by tomorrow. — Ryan Lawrence (@ryanlawrence21) March 30, 2014 According to reports, shortstop Jimmy Rollins did not fly to Arlington with the Phillies for Opening Day as he and his wife are expecting their second child. Laynce Nix would likely be the Opening...
Via Phillies Nation
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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