It's official: Jimmy Rollins is a Dodger. The long-awaited trade was officially announced by the Phillies Friday morning. The Phils receive 2 pitchers.
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.
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.
1wThe fervent activity continued Wednesday at the MLB Winter Meetings, with Matt Kemp, Yoenis Cespedes and Rick Porcello each being traded.
1wThe Dodgers' flurry of trades and signings doesn't make much sense unless a big splash is in the works, perhaps involving Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
1w"No matter what anyone says, we're winners forever." -Jimmy Rollins
1wJim Salisbury takes a look back at Jimmy Rollins' most memorable hits as a Phillie.
1wThe Phillies begin their rebuild with an epic thud, trading shortstop Jimmy Rollins, who is set to begin a new chapter in baseball, to the Dodgers on Wednesday.
1wSources have told CSNPhilly.com that while the Phillies and Dodgers have discussed Chase Utley in the past, he is not included in the Jimmy Rollins trade.
1wSeveral current and former Phillies players and local sports personalities took to Twitter to express their thoughts on the Rollins trade.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.