After the Jimmy Rollins trade became official Friday, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said he still hopes to move vets but Chase Utley wants to stay.
Jimmy Rollins opened up on Friday about his time with the Phillies, his baseball future and the decision to allow a trade to L.A., the only other place he'd continue his career.
On 97.5 The Fanatic Friday, Phillies general manger Ruben Amaro Jr. said he's told Ryan Howard the club would probably be better off without him.
1dLongtime Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins said one final goodbye on Saturday, taking out a full-page ad in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
2dThe San Diego Padres' active week continued Friday morning with the reported acquisition of outfielder Justin Upton from the Braves.
2dIt's official. James Calvin Rollins' time in Philadelphia has come to an end.
2dIt's official: Jimmy Rollins is a Dodger. The long-awaited trade was officially announced by the Phillies Friday morning. The Phils receive 2 pitchers.
2dAccording to sources, the Phillies are close to formally announcing Jimmy Rollins' trade to the Dodgers.
3dDespite a snag in the proposed Matt Kemp-to-San Diego trade, the Phillies' deal with the Dodgers for Jimmy Rollins remains in place, sources say.
3dThe Padres on Wednesday acquired prized young outfielder Wil Myers from the Rays in a 3-team, 11-player trade that also included the Nationals.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.